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UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

A Tribe Called Quest bid its fans a thoughtful farewell

‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service’ is both an homage to the New York group’s past and a look into the future of hip-hop.

Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge create a soulful hip hop record with ‘Yes Lawd!’

As NxWorries, this duo has crafted one of the most exciting collaborative hip-hop albums in years.

Azealia Banks flexes muscles on “Slay­Z”

Harlem MC’s new mixtape deftly runs Azealia Banks’ full range of talents and emotions.

Underground music spotlight: Mt. Wolf and Plague Vendor produce best material yet

Five music releases of varying genre from this week that should not be overlooked.

Forever kicking it: Influential Phife Dawg dead at 45

A Tribe Called Quest rapper succumbed to complications with diabetes.

Looking back: Twenty years later, ‘The Score’ still stands alone

For two decades, The Fugees have had a lasting impact on hip hop culture.

Future is indestructible on ‘EVOL’

With his second project of 2016, Future looks to extend his legendary run with ‘EVOL.’

Western Mass locals Masla revitalize hip hop as a live art at Pearl Street

Masla exceeds expectations as an opening act and raises the bar for live hip hop in Northampton.

Future continues his destructive path and plays it safe with ‘Purple Reign’

Following his dominant 2015 run, “Purple Reign” finds Future returning to his roots.

Pusha T returns to villainy on ‘King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude’

In the follow-up to the 2013 album, “My Name Is My Name,” Pusha T returns cold, concise, and cutthroat with thrilling results.

Justin Bieber tries too hard to please on “Purpose”

Former teen-pop sensation shows a few growing pains on uneven comeback album

Drake and Future collaborate on fun, captivating “What A Time To Be Alive”

Rap superstars aren’t at their top-dollar best, but have a lot to say on their collaborative mixtape.

Lana Del Rey’s “Honeymoon” is an exotic dream

Pop singer’s third LP brings fans back to the surreal, dreamy world that brought them in the first place.

Chance the Rapper and Hoodie Allen highlight this weekend’s UMass Spring Concert lineup

Big names in hip-hop to perform at the Mullins Center, including Chance the Rapper and Hoodie Allen.

Earl Sweatshirt explores his dark side on great sophomore album

Odd Future member finds his voice by expounding on the trappings of fame and coming of age.

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is a wild, unpredictable masterpiece

The Compton rapper’s third album is an experimental but extraordinary achievement.

Big Sean reaches for the top with solid “Dark Sky Paradise”

Rapper takes his skills to new heights on consistent, strong third LP.

The Valentine’s Day rap love song playlist

Need some songs to fill out a mix CD for the special day? Try these rap wonders.

Mac Miller rocks Smith College

Up and coming rap sensation Mac Miller paid a visit to Smith College’s John M. Greene Hall Saturday night.

Hip-hop-ocrysy

Collegian columnist Lauren Vincent really likes rap. But sometimes she think she shoudn’t.