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Makar, Ferraro off to Ontario to compete for Team Canada’s World Junior hockey team -

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Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

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Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

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Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

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GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

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Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

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Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

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Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

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When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

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A snapshot of my college experience -

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Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

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Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

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‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

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Some of my favorite everyday brands -

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Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

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Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

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Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

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‘Growing Cannabis On the Farm’ event held at Hampshire College -

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UMass women’s basketball defeats Saint Peter’s for third straight win -

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Celebrity culture could be a part of the problem -

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Hundreds gather in Northampton vigil protesting rescission of DACA

Students and western Massachusetts residents lead conversation about the Trump administration’s sudden decision.

Man calls for the town of Amherst to be renamed

William Bowen petitions for Lord Jeffery Amherst’s recognition to end.

Vote “No” on local Question 5

Edridge D’Souza argues Question 5 will harm the local school system and raise the price of local apartment rentals for college students.

Playlist: Alternative musical inspiration for 2016

Morgan Hughes recommends new indie rock and pop artists to listen to based on names that may already be familiar.

No guests, no ‘Blarney?’ Ban alone won’t bring uneventful ‘March 7’

Community policing, not a 76 hour guest ban for a seven hour event, is the key to mitigating danger from this year’s “Blarney Blowout,” writes Opinion Editor Zac Bears.

‘Cops in Shops’ is a waste of time and energy

Steven Gillard outlines why the “Cops in Shops” program will produce little results in curbing underage drinking and reducing protective custody cases.

Open mic night at the Black Sheep Deli creates community among local musicians

The Black Sheep Deli’s open mic night has become a welcoming space for area musicians to showcase work each Thursday night.

Return to McGuirk: Football’s return creates anticipated spike in local business

Both UMass and local businesses prepare for the return of Minutemen football to McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

Straight from the stairwells, the Commonwealth

Folk duo from the Commonwealth Honors College create music from the stairwells.

Sexy Girls are ‘just guys being guys’

The band brings jazz, surf and hip hop influences together in harmony

Hampshire College aims to launch 100 Percent Local Food Challenge

Hampshire College initiates full efforts towards sustainability

Step inside Watts’ Closet

This hard to miss “psyche-indie-jam-garage-rock” band gets their namesake from none other than Reggie Watts, and is working hard at playing as much as they can.

Don’t let these Tricksters fool you

The Young Tricksters has been snowballing popularity in the Pioneer Valley music scene lately and just released their first EP, “Ripples.” Get to know the members of this locally-based band.

The Hotelier move into the upper echelon of the emo genre with stunning second album

Worcester band is on top of their game with “Home, Like Noplace Is There.”

Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian speaks at UMass

Online entrepreneur offers insight to students about entrepreneurship

An inside look at Northampton based band The Sun Parade

Locally based folk-rock group gives insight on their new sound and direction.

UMass grad Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy reopens

UMass graduate Binh Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy is the first business to reopen after a Route 9 strip mall fire on Oct. 27.

Bikram Yoga heats up in Northampton

Bikram Yoga Northampton presents the people of Northampton and its surrounding towns with a chance to try out yoga with a little added heat.

UMass students organize teach-in event in attempt to decrease cost of enrollment

UMass senior Preston Davis is organizing a teach-in featuring speeches from faculty, staff and students.

Amherst College criticizes Harvard on Emily Dickinson Archives

Amherst College admonishes Harvard for “cutting corners” in the creation of new online database of Dickinson manuscripts.