Former Assistant Photo Editor Shannon Broderick talks about her brief but memorable four semester at UMass Amherst.
Divest protester and UMass sophomore Maddy McLaughlin details the arrest process during the sit-ins.
Student-run campaign says that UMass President Marty Meehan guaranteed a vote on divestment in a June Board of Trustees meeting.
UMass history faculty urge the University to put forth a proposal for complete fossil fuel divestment over the next five years.
After multiple days of sit-in protests at Whitmore Administration Building, the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign is transitioning to ‘sit-outs.’
The campaign attracted hundreds of supporters to demand the UMass Foundation stop investing in top fossil fuel companies.
After thirty-four arrests and three days of protesting, Divest UMass continues to fight for fossil fuel divestment.
Wednesday’s arrests make for a total of 34 when added to the 15 students arrested Tuesday following a sit-in protest at Whitmore Administration Building.
After being arrested Tuesday night for trespassing during a sit-in protest by the UMass. Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign, 15 students were arraigned in Eastern Hampshire District Court Wednesday.
Police arrested 15 students in connection with UMass Divest’s sit-in at Whitmore Administration Building Tuesday night.
University of Massachusetts president Marty Meehan and Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge attended the event, which aimed to take legislators ‘out of their element.’
University of Massachusetts Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy hopes for higher funding after Governor Charlie Baker released a proposed one percent increase.
President Meehan blocks pay raises to help cover $10.9 million budget shortfall.
Union members questioned administrative pay raises in the face of rising student costs and previous contract negotiations.
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UMass reinstated the conference one day after an email from Provost Katherine Newman announced its cancellation.
The new head of the University system talks with student and faculty during his second of a full-day campus visit.
The Massachusetts House and Senate restored $5.25 million for the university system nearly two weeks after Governor Charlie Baker cut it from the state budget.
The UMass Lowell chancellor was a front-runner all along, both due to his work at Lowell and his 2010 presidential candidacy. However, some students say that the search process was not transparent enough.