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Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

MASSPIRG hosts seminar on hunger and homelessness

Speakers provided real-world perspective on tough issues.

MASSPIRG holds panel to discuss solutions for high textbook prices

A panel was held to discuss the library’s Open Textbook Initiative.

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.