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Reflecting over three years as a sports writer -

April 25, 2017

What I’ve learned from UMass and what UMass can learn from me -

April 25, 2017

UMass track and field holds its own in Larry Ellis Invitational -

April 25, 2017

UMass tennis gets two Atlantic 10 victories over weekend -

April 25, 2017

My two years of survival -

April 25, 2017

Amherst man to row from Miami to New York City to help fund John P. Musante Health Center -

April 25, 2017

Brush fires prove problematic for Western Massachusetts communities -

April 25, 2017

UConn, Boston College up next for UMass softball -

April 25, 2017

UMass rowing strong against tough competition -

April 25, 2017

United Airlines: Our perpetual outrage isn’t why people are angry -

April 25, 2017

Senior Columns 2016-2017 -

April 25, 2017

Poets Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley spark deeper dialogue in their performances at Iron Horse Music Hall -

April 25, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Three -

April 24, 2017

Softball sweeps Saint Joseph’s to take over first place in the Atlantic 10 -

April 24, 2017

Report: UMass men’s basketball lands Maryland transfer Jaylen Brantley -

April 24, 2017

UMass baseball takes two out of three in weekend series with La Salle -

April 24, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse can’t keep pace with Hofstra in road loss -

April 24, 2017

Q&A with UMass student app creator -

April 24, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse squeaks past George Mason 18-17 -

April 24, 2017

Events in Turkey today echo patterns of Armenian genocide -

April 24, 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.