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Environmental journalists face challenges under Trump administration -

March 25, 2017

An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

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

50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies

Union staff members cite concerns over recent layoffs and university privatization.

UMass expected to divest from fossil fuels after Board of Directors unanimous vote

AMHERST– By a unanimous vote from the University of Massachusetts Foundation’s Board of Directors, UMass will become the first major public university to divest its direct investments in fossil fuel companies, according to the school’s press release. In mid April, hundreds of University of Massachusetts students held a sit-in inside the Whitmore Administration Building, demanding the university cut its investments in fossil fuels. The protest lasted eight nonconsecutive days and over 30 students were arrested for trespassing on the property. Today, their efforts have been rewarded. “This action is consistent with the principles that have guided our university since its Land Grant inception…

UMass to include vote for divestment of fossil fuels at next Board of Trustees meeting

The University of Massachusetts divested its endowment from direct holdings in fossil fuels today, according to a press release sent by the UMass Foundation, becoming the first major public university to do so. The decision was made after a unanimous vote by the Board of Directors of the UMass Foundation, an organization which oversees and arranges the endowment of UMass. In April eight days of demonstrations from the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign resulted in the arrest of 34 participants for refusing to leave the Whitmore Administration Building. The Whitmore sit-in led to a commitment from UMass system President Marty…

UMass Divest to continue campaign of action on Tuesday

Organizer Sarah Jacqz says that campaign’s action may not come through the occupation of Whitmore

Letter: How much difference does divestment really make?

Letter: How much difference does divestment really make?

SLIDESHOW: Divest the Rest sit-in, day 4

UMass Divest The Rest sit-in continued for the fourth consecutive day inside Whitmore on Thursday, April 14. No students were arrested. Photos by Shannon Broderick, Katherine Mayo, and Judith Gibson-Okunieff.

19 more students arrested following sit-in at Whitmore

Wednesday’s arrests make for a total of 34 when added to the 15 students arrested Tuesday following a sit-in protest at Whitmore Administration Building.

SLIDESHOW: Divest the Rest sit-in, day 3

The UMass Divest The Rest sit-in continued on Wednesday in Whitmore, with 19 students arrested.

SLIDESHOW: Divest the Rest Rally

Divest UMass rallied and staged a sit-in at Whitmore to demand divestment from fossil fuels.

Letter: Now is the time for UMass to divest from fossil fuels

In the wake of recent climate talks in Paris, UMass sophomore Sarah Jacqz writes that the Board of Trustees has an opportunity to make a statement.

Divest UMass to meet with President Caret next month

After nearly a year of requesting a meeting with the president of UMass, the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign will finally get a chance to speak with him face-to-face on May 13.

Students protest the police response to Blarney Blowout

Photo slideshow: Students marched from Student Union to the Whitmore building protesting the police brutality and overall response during the events of Blarney Blowout. Photos by Cade Belisle, Robert Rigo, James Jesson and Alex Lindsay.