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Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse emphasizes defense in approaching games as its key to gaining momentum for conference play -

March 22, 2017

Not much is new in ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ though it might not be a bad thing -

March 22, 2017

‘Get Out’ is a satirical horror for the post-Obama generation -

March 22, 2017

UPC releases spring concert lineup -

March 21, 2017

MASSPIRG to garner support on ballot question

Students are given a choice to vote whether to reaffirm optional MASSPIRG fee.

Challenges seen in reaching University sustainability goals

University expansion viewed as difficult in conjunction with sustainability goals.

MassPIRG launches campaign for spring semester

Student advocacy group is tackling money in politics and textbook prices.

Campus groups organize to engage students on Election Day

Across the University of Massachusetts campus Tuesday, students organized to inform voters and drum up Election Day excitement. Music blared on Haigis Mall yesterday as representatives from student groups distributed ballot information and directed students to the voter shuttle bus. Representatives from the Student Government Association, the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MassPIRG) and the Cannabis Reform Coalition were present from 10 a.m.to 6:30 p.m. to hand out information about the voting process and inspire students to get to the polls. “We’re working to get people excited,” said MassPIRG chair Julia Seremba. “This is the last leg of our ‘get…

Does your vote count?

Bradley Polumbo discusses how the Electoral College impacts the worth of your vote in Massachusetts.

Early voting on campus brings students to polls

More than 300 students participated on the first day of early voting.

MassPIRG kicks off for the fall semester

The advocacy group plans to increase voter turnout among young people.

President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Nick Rampone anticipate productive year at SGA

The SGA plans on addressing the Student Union, increasing student voter turnout and expanding its profile on campus.

MassPIRG, SGA, UMass Sustainability Manager present white paper on renewable energy

Report says the state should commit to becoming powered by 100 percent renewable energy.

Humane League provides ‘outlet for education’ about animal rights

The Humane League, a 30-campus national organization, works to reduce animal suffering through education to change eating habits and campaigns to reform farm animal treatment.

Textbook Broke

Michael Dudek argues for the use of open-source textbooks

Student organizations prepare for Advocacy Day

Following a “week of action,” student organizations will go to the Massachusetts State House on March 7 to advocate for additional funding towards higher education.

SGA, MassPIRG work together on open source textbook initiative

Open source textbooks would only cost students the amount necessary to print them, according to Matthew Martin, coordinator of MassPIRG’s Affordable Textbooks Campaign.

MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance

During a forum in the Cape Cod Lounge Tuesday evening, four speakers focused on the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is fueled by the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

Dean’s Beans founder speaks at first MassPIRG meeting of semester

Dean Cycon talks to activists about his history in environmental law and international activism.

Students protest governor’s remarks about Syrian refugees

Gov. Charlie Baker, after the attacks in Paris, initially said he would not accept Syrian refugees into Massachusetts.

Million Student March to be held Thursday

The event, which organizers hope will spur future student activism, will demand liquidation of student debt, $15 minimum wage and tuition-free higher education.

Letter to the editor: Student Debt

To the editor: In recent years, the problem of student debt has become a highly prevalent one, with the current average hovering around $30,000 per student. Naturally, this is an issue of major concern to our demographic as college students; student loans impose a long-term burden on our collective economic future as a generation. Despite the fact that not every student will be saddled with an overwhelming mountain of debt, most of us at least know someone who is affected by the issue to a degree. This is the biggest the student debt problem has ever been. That said, this…