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UMass solar energy initiative to install new solar panels and provide electrical power at discounted rates

New initiative aims to save electricity costs for the university by $6.2 million in a span of 20 years.

A sneak peek at UMass’ fall semester Fine Arts lineup

A first look at the packed schedule of events and concerts on the table this season

Protect Our Breasts hosted third annual Yogathon last Friday

The Protect Our Breasts Earth Day Yogathon raises money for breast cancer and awareness about healthy living.

UMass Divest hosts ‘sit-outs’ outside Whitmore Administration Building

After multiple days of sit-in protests at Whitmore Administration Building, the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign is transitioning to ‘sit-outs.’

‘STOMP’ returns to Pioneer Valley, surprises audience

The iconic percussion performance troupe brought its unique energy to the Fine Arts Center on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

Stand Against Racism event focuses on anti-racist student activism

Members from UMass, Amherst College and the University of Missouri to sit on Friday’s panel.

UMass for Bernie Sanders shuttles students to polling stations on Super Tuesday

Members of UMass for Bernie Sanders encourage people on campus to vote for whichever candidate they choose to support.

VIDEO: UMass solidarity gathering condemns swastikas and hate speech

Around 80 people attended a solidarity gathering to condemn recent anti-Semitic vandalism on campus.

Speakers condemn swastikas found on campus at Friday’s solidarity gathering

Members of audience encouraged to take an active role in educating themselves about and becoming advocates against hate speech.

UMass to hold event in response to string of anti-Semitic vandalism

The SGA will host a candle lighting event Friday at the Fine Arts Center, and asks the community to stand in solidarity in response to three incidents of anti-Semitic vandalism discovered this month on campus.

‘Question Bridge: Black Males’ challenges the American consciousness

The University Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates Black History Month by exhibiting a video dialogue on what it means to be a black male.

Bernie Sanders to hold rally at UMass Saturday

Sanders will appear at the Fine Arts Center at 1 p.m. and plans to address a variety of topics at his “Future to Believe In” rally.

Student makes UMass history as first to perform mainstage production in wheelchair

Meredith Wells, who has autonomic dysfunction, has contributed to the UMass community on a number of fronts, and says her disability has helped her to gain a lot.

UMass Amazing Race sees spike in competitors

This semester’s Amazing Race, which was held Friday, attracted 35 team and more than 100 competitors.

UMACC kicks off fundraising year with charity fair

UMass Community Campaign hopes to set a new bar for fundraising.

A first look at UMass’ fall semester Fine Arts lineup

A preview of all UMass has to offer in theater, dance, music and visual arts this coming semester.

Earth Day Yogathon to promote breast cancer awareness and prevention

Protect Out Breasts will host its fourth annual all-day yoga event Wednesday at the Fine Arts Center.

The Martha Graham Dance Company gives traditional, yet innovative and strong performance

One of the longest-running American modern dance companies served audience members a plate of old and new works at the Fine Arts Center on Nov. 18.

What the FAC? campaign pushes for better, safer learning spaces

Performing arts majors are advocating for the renovation of the Fine Arts Center and Totman Gymnasium.

Dear Chancellor: Improve the FAC

In an open letter to Chancellor Subbaswamy, Liana Ascolese asks him to aid the fine arts in a way that displays both his pride in his fine arts students and his overarching vision for UMass.