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Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse emphasizes defense in approaching games as its key to gaining momentum for conference play -

March 22, 2017

Not much is new in ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ though it might not be a bad thing -

March 22, 2017

‘Get Out’ is a satirical horror for the post-Obama generation -

March 22, 2017

UPC releases spring concert lineup -

March 21, 2017

UMass hires Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey as next men’s basketball head coach -

March 21, 2017

Update: Contradicting reports surround Celtics assistant Micah Shrewsberry, a reported serious contender for UMass men’s basketball head coaching job -

March 21, 2017

Report: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry a serious contender for UMass men’s basketball head coaching job -

March 21, 2017

SGA reorganizes area governments -

March 21, 2017

Small group of students study during Hatch’s ‘soft opening’ -

March 21, 2017

Lecture addressing Islamophobia to be held Wednesday -

March 21, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse uses basketball drills to help improve offensive and defensive skills over spring break -

March 21, 2017

Notebook: Report indicates men’s basketball job search could be closing in on leading candidates -

March 21, 2017

North Korea in the tense spotlight -

March 21, 2017

We don’t need more unnecessary features -

March 21, 2017

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.