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UMass hockey returns home to battle juggernaut Northeastern squad -

January 18, 2018

Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

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.