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Panel discusses climate change policies in Massachusetts

Approximately 60 gathered in Gordon Hall to discuss climate change and how people can take initiative moving forward.

MassPIRG launches campaign for spring semester

Student advocacy group is tackling money in politics and textbook prices.

UMass hosts state representative candidate debate in Thompson Hall

Funding for the University, charter schools and health care were discussed Wednesday evening.

UMass celebrates groundbreaking of new $52 million Design Building

Construction of the Design Building began in the spring and is expected to be finished in 2017.

Center for Women and Community celebrates 40th anniversary

Students, faculty and community members gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the CWC last Friday.

Mass. State Representatives speak at UMass Faculty Senate Meeting

A group of state legislators participating in a panel discussion last week came to a consensus that funding for public higher education should be less privatized.

Electoral candidates square off at League of Women Voters debate

Incumbent State Representative Ellen Story (D-Amherst) debated both her challengers, Incumbent State Representative Ellen Story (D-Amherst) debated both her challengers, Republican Dan Sandell and Independent Dan Melick last Wednesday night at a candidates’ night hosted by the League of Women Voters of Amherst.

Repealing the alcohol tax: to do or not to do?

This election, Massachusetts voters will decide the fate of three ballot questions. Among them are questions pertaining to eliminating sales tax on alcohol, repealing a law which allows developers building low-income housing to obtain a single permit, and a third which would reduce the state’s sales tax to 3 percent starting in January.

Ellen Story runs for re-election

Incumbent Ellen Story faces off against Republican Dan Sandell and independent Dan Melick to represent the Amherst area in Washington.