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Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

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.