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Former UMass student subject of viral arrest (video) -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Adam Liccardi sentenced to eight to 12 years in connection with 2012 UMass gang rape -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass Transit expands business significantly, looks to hire more drivers -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass makes switch to 100 percent antibiotic free chicken -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass Libraries holds ‘Jazz with Friends’ reception as part of annual fall series -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Hampshire College stands by decision to stop accepting SAT and ACT scores -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass rowing dominates at Head of the Oklahoma -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Spanish Imposition: Ana Yrazusta continues to find success paired with Carol Benito in doubles -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

MAC football notebook: Eastern Michigan overwhelmed by LSU, Bowling Green survives Buffalo -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass men’s soccer’s Danny Belza reflects on his time rehabbing a torn ACL -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass basketball notebook: Minutemen begin season at brand-new John Francis Kennedy Champions Center -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

NASA proves people can still get excited about space exploration through ‘The Martian’ -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Trevor Noah: America’s black stepdad -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass’ queer inclusivity and the progress that still needs to be made -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Former Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters to speak in Pioneer Valley -

Monday, October 5, 2015

UMass kicks off Sustainability Month with Game Day Cleanup Challenge -

Monday, October 5, 2015

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Northampton -

Monday, October 5, 2015

UMass Researchers concentrate on advanced robotic lower limbs -

Monday, October 5, 2015

Last-second goal salvages game for UMass women’s soccer -

Monday, October 5, 2015

UMass hockey eases into season with exhibition against Dalhousie -

Monday, October 5, 2015

Letter: Now is the time to get involved

Students wander the green on the Hagis Mall Tuesday night at the 2015 Activities Expo, where clubs and other activities put their best foot forward, in hopes to gain new recruits.
Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian

The faculty senate is looking to recruit students to join a variety of councils and committees.

UMass Faculty Senate hears ad hoc committee’s report on FBS football, shoots down contentious motion

Photo by Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

UMass Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy spoke adamantly about the direction of the campus and football program and urged Faculty Senate members to refrain from passing a motion to further investigate campus-wide support for FBS football.

UMass Faculty Senate vote falls shy on call for reversal of football program’s FBS move

The UMass Faculty Senate vote to voice its disapproval of the football program’s recent move to the FBS fell short by one vote during its meeting on Thursday.

Committee to evaluate finances of football program next week

A committee formed to assess the costs associated with the football program’s move to the Football Bowl Subdivision will present a report to the University’s Faculty Senate next Tuesday.

New political science class to tackle questions of democracy

A new political science course — recently approved by the Faculty Senate — will explore if democracy is possible everywhere.

Faculty Senate discuss changes to campus master plan

At a recent Faculty Senate meeting, the future makeup of the campus was discussed, which received some criticism from the faculty.

Caret underscores importance of higher education in address to Faculty Senate

UMass President Robert Caret highlighted the importance and priority of public higher education funding in an address to the UMass Faculty Senate yesterday.

Letters to the editor: 4-27-11

The Collegian’s readers respond to the most recent week’s news stories and articles.

Students should fume over smoking ban

SGA Senator Nathan Lamb believes that the Faculty Senate vote to ban smoking on campus is a major infringement upon students’ freedoms.

UMass Faculty Senate passes campus tobacco ban

Members of the UMass Faculty Senate yesterday passed a proposition that will implement a tobacco ban in 2013.

The importance of Faculty Senate

Collegian columnist Dan Stratford touts the importance of both the graduate and undergraduate student body populations participating in student government. There is only so much UMass’ student elected officials can accomplish without student support.

Holub speaks before Faculty Senate over budget woes

Facing an alarming budget shotfall for the upcoming fical year, UMass Chancellor Robert Holub spoke before the Faculty Senate Thursday afternoon to outline plans to weather the shortfall, partly through increased student fees and out-of-state student enrollment.