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Amazon textbook contract ending in December 2018 -

October 19, 2017

UMass field hockey heads into crucial A-10 matchup -

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2017 Hockey Special Issue -

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International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

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Sexual assault reports spike on campus -

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Californian students react to wildfires back home -

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‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

October 19, 2017

With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

October 19, 2017

Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

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Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

October 19, 2017

UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

October 19, 2017

UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

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Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

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Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

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Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

October 19, 2017

The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

October 19, 2017

Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

October 19, 2017

Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

Affirmative action: a disservice to diversity

Students of color don’t need special treatment.

Lack of Diversity in UMass Basketball

Elishava Azarael discusses the lack of diversity that the NCAA, and UMass, suffers from.

Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking

Ventura Perez spoke on American political values and violence manifesting in society.

The myth of upward mobility

Christin Howard argues that the American Dream is not dead, but does significantly favor those who grow up in wealthy and diverse areas.

Community, police gather to unveil Black Lives Matter banner

The banner was described as a proclamation of unity, not division, by participants in Monday’s event.

SGA Executive Debate candidates focus on diversity, inclusion Thursday night

The debate featured the presidential/vice presidential tickets of Khalif-Nunnally-Rivera/Maija Hall and Anthony Vitale/Nick Rampone, as well as Student Trustee candidate Josh Odam.

UMass administrators seek to increase diversity on campus with greater outreach programs

Leykia Brill and Jim Roche discuss outreach to local cities, federal Pell grants and retention rates of underrepresented students.

UMass administrators and faculty members outline actions taken to increase diversity and inclusion at forum

Recruitment in cities in Massachusetts and implementation of general education classes focused on race discussed at forum.

Heading into discussion on diversity and inclusion Thursday evening, UMass students want more action

After two sessions, one held by administrators and one held by student groups, Chantal Lima Barbosa and Zareb Noel said they especially want to see an improvement in recruitment efforts and results.

Students, faculty gather to discuss UMass’ Diversity Strategic Plan

The campus community came together during an open forum Thursday to share ideas for future drafts.

UMass must be held to a higher standard on diversity

Alejandro Oms explains why administrators and students must take serious action to support diversity at the University of Massachusetts.

Chancellor announces series of steps to diversify campus

In a recent campus-wide email, Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announced a series of actions, which will be taken immediately to affect the next admissions cycle, to build a more diverse campus community.

UMass continues to fail underrepresented minorities

Emily Belko and Joanna Zhu, representing CEPA’s Multicultural Organizing Bureau, push UMass to address continued failure to adequately support students of color.

UMass community gathers for diversity town hall meeting

The first Diversity Strategic Planning Steering Committee Town Hall Meeting, planned by Student Bridges, was held Thursday, just days after the campus was attacked by racist vandalism.

SGA working toward diversifying UMass campus

SGA Secretary of Diversity Josh Odam has plans to increase minority student presence on campus

UMass professor named faculty advisor to Chancellor

Afro-American Studies professor Amilcar Shabazz will serve Chancellor Subbaswamy in his new role of promoting diversity for the University.

Ideology in the Local Community

At the University of Massachusetts, I’ve observed a large degree of diversity; after all, it’s teeming with people. There are people of all races, backgrounds, ambitions and thought processes. One can have an intelligent conversation with a fellow student on almost any topic. But I have noticed that there seems to be a lack of ideological diversity. There are just so many staunch liberals dwarfing right-wing ideologues and centrist factions. I’m not convinced that this is a good thing. When in discussion with general students, I am greeted with the same, similarly constructed arguments. These arguments are not challenged on…

The minority experience

Collegian columnist Curtis Bloomfield is concerned about the lack of access to education many minorities have.