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Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

November 15, 2017

Prison Abolition Collective spreads awareness of mass incarceration

Student group hosts event fighting for prison abolition.

Professor Franklin Odo gives lecture on the legacy and the Japanese American Experience of Internment Camps

Odo talked about the mixed reactions of using more blunt terms such as “concentration camps” to describe the camps in the U.S.

LGBTQ+ people face discrimination and violence

Those who do not conform to society’s rules for gender and sexuality are ostracized.

Racism in the criminal justice system

Inherent bias is central to the issue of over-incarceration.

History department hosts panel on incarceration

Andrea James, Mariame Kaba, Herschelle Reaves and Elias Vitulli speak about women and incarceration.

Discussion on mass incarceration in the neoliberal era held in Unitarian Church

Professors, graduate students and political activists gathered on Wednesday night at the Unitarian Church in Amherst for a discussion about mass incarceration in the modern era. The event, sponsored by the Center for Popular Economics, featured a showing of the film “Middle of Nowhere.” The film, directed and written by Ava DuVernay, depicted an ambitious medical student grasping the harsh realities of her husband’s eight-year incarceration. “Middle of Nowhere” is one of many films which will be shown this fall as part of the inaugural “Reel Economics” film series. After the movie, a 30-minute discussion was held by Professor Geert…

The cyclical path of increasing incarceration

Benjamin Clabault argues that pushing ex-cons back into the workforce will benefit all of America.

The land of the not-so-free

Mike Tudoreanu explores why the incarceration rate in America is the highest in the world.