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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 -

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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 -

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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 -

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McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

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‘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 -

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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 -

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UMass football sets its sights on BYU -

November 15, 2017

UMass men’s soccer hosts Colgate in opening round of NCAA tournament -

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UMass women’s basketball looks to improve from last season’s road record this weekend in North Dakota -

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That’s a RAP! -

November 15, 2017

UMass dean of students appointed interim vice chancellor of student affairs

In a quiet summer switch, Dean of Students Enku Gelaye will also serve as interim vice chancellor of student affairs, replacing Jean Kim on July 1.

Center for Women and Community celebrates 40th anniversary

Students, faculty and community members gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the CWC last Friday.

Upward bound grant

Two Springfield high schools– Springfield High School of Commerce and Springfield High School– will reap the benefits of UMass’s newly reinstated ‘Upward Bound’ grant.

Graduate Student Senate votes no confidence in Kim, Hull

Upset by the lack of student involvement in the decisions regarding graduated student housing, the Graduate Student Senate voted no confidence in Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Campus Life Jean Kim and Executive Director of Residential Life Eddie Hull.

SGA conducts straw poll on admin

This Monday’s SGA meeting kicked off with a “straw poll” aimed at gauging the student confidence level with Edward C. Hull and Vice Chancellor Jean Kim.

The Week In Review

Dan Glaun goes over the biggest stories of the week in the first “The week in review.”

Jean Kim meets with SGA about housing proposal

Jean Kim refused to sign the SGA motion to force Executive Director of Residence Life Edward Hull to work with the SGA or face a vote of “no confidence” citing a “number of inaccurate statements.”

Jean Kim talks to SGA about possible changes

Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Campus Life Jean Kim spoke to the SGA about ideas and concerns to take into consideration.

SGA Senate debates tobacco ban with Vice Chancellor Jean Kim

At last night’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the Senate had the opportunity to ask Vice Chancellor Jean Kim questions about the administration’s feelings.

50 UM students lobby Mass. House for increased funding

Around 50 University of Massachusetts students traveled to Boston Wednesday to lobby the Massachusetts House for increased state funding for the University.

Special commission recommends for changes to Code of Student Conduct

A special commission on the University of Massachusetts Code of Student Conduct – formed in the wake of an administrative of a rape case last spring – has released its recommendations for changes in the Code.

‘Good Samaritan’ policy is altered

The Good Samaritan Protocol was altered recently by University of Massachusetts. On Oct. 20th, the Student Government Association discussed the changes with administrators.

Rape crisis center petitions for involvement in conduct code review

A campus rape crisis center is petitioning that a member of their staff be added to a special commission which will review the student conduct code and present recommended changes to the code by mid-November.

Student conduct code review to consider minimum penalties for serious offenses, victim appeal process

A special commission, created in response to the University’s admission that it improperly sanctioned a student who allegedly confessed to an on-campus rape, will consider establishing minimum sanctions for serious offenses and allowing for victims to appeal sanctions.

Hull to take up residence as housing director

Eddie Hull, former dean of residential life and executive director of housing services at Duke University in Durham, N.C., will be taking over as the new executive director of housing and residence life.

Interim vice chancellor takes over post permanently

After serving for nine months on an interim basis, Jean Kim was appointed the first permanent vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life in over two years, according to an announcement made yesterday by the University of Massachusetts.

UM: No ‘magic bullet’ to regain trust after rape case mishandling (Video)

At an emotional, one-hour discussion, campus administrators were challenged Thursday with questions on how and why a student who reportedly confessed to raping a UMass alum during the fall received “too light” of a punishment.

Confessed rapist remains enrolled after administrative error

A UMass Amherst student confessed to raping a friend and former student in the fall and was mistakenly given a deferred suspension. University officials allowed him to stay on campus, a move that has administrators reexamining UMass’ sanctioning policies and procedures.

Meet the candidates for Vice Chancellor

Biographies on the four candidates for vice chancellor of student affairs and campus life: Jean Kim, Margaret Jablonski, Michael R. Laliberte and Kevin E. Charles.