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Samuel Kassow discusses reportage in pre-World War II Poland

Kassow talked of his first-hand experiences with journalists in Warsaw and Lodz ghettos.

Artist Kara Walker’s Exhibition Opens at the University Museum of Contemporary Art

‘Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power’ at UMass.

UMass’ Old Chapel nominated for listing on National Register of Historic Places

The iconic building will soon undergo major renovations after years of non-use.

UMass Yak Back!: Episode 119

UVC-TV 19: Panelists discuss the ethical implications of Sugar Daddies and recall memorable historical figures in light of Nelson Mandela’s passing. Lastly, in a special Yeah Dude! segment, Yakkers discuss how best to charm the ladies.

History demolished by architectural Brutalism

UMass is erasing its past; nowadays everything must be as modern (as absent) as possible.

The True Meaning of St. Paddy’s Day

Guest columnist Andrew Sheridan discusses the history of St. Patrick’s Day.

The History of Riots

Collegian contributor Timothy Haggerty takes us through the history of rioting on the UMass campus.

Who is Saint Valentine (and other things you should know)

Execution, Pagans, Rome, Prisons, Catholics. Not exactly what you think about during your romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. Collegian blogger Lindsey Davis has the scoop on the history behind the day of love.

Gruesome pasts awaiting demolishment

Kimberly Ovitz suggests the regulation and repair of former asylums as a route to constructively remembering the past.

The Battle for Chile featured in documentary at Food for Thought Books

Food for Thought bookstore in Amherst is hosting a four-part epic movie series chronicling the saga of the violent 1973 United States-sponsored coup d’état in Chile every Wednesday this month at 7 p.m.