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UMPD crime alert informs campus of motor vehicle theft near Rudd Field Sept. 17 -

September 22, 2017

‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer ties Central Connecticut State in double overtime -

September 20, 2017

CEPA brings light to student activism at UMass

CEPA provides resources and knowledge for student activism.

Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video

WATCH: Our #StudentActivism special is coming out this week. Take a look at some Collegian videos and photos from previous actions that have happened on our campus this year.

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.