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Quick Hits: A few standout performances highlight UMass football’s annual spring game -

April 21, 2017

Northampton cited as city choosing not to comply with ICE -

April 20, 2017

MASSPIRG hosts seminar on hunger and homelessness -

April 20, 2017

University Union hosts debate on Electoral College -

April 20, 2017

Stop fearing World War III -

April 20, 2017

UMass tennis gears up for weekend of Atlantic 10 matches -

April 20, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse to clinch CAA tournament berth with win over No. 10 Hofstra -

April 20, 2017

UMass softball squeaks past Boston College 2-1 Wednesday afternoon -

April 20, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse needs another big game from goalkeeper D.J. Smith against No. 10 Hofstra -

April 20, 2017

‘Your Name’ will defy your expectations -

April 20, 2017

‘Wilson’ is the weird neighbor who is worth a chance -

April 20, 2017

Online shopping may be easy, but retail stores are feeling the effects -

April 20, 2017

Fourth inning propels UMass baseball over Northeastern -

April 19, 2017

Fenway Park a unique change of scenery for UMass baseball -

April 19, 2017

Short-handed UMass baseball pitching staff provides quality work Wednesday in win over Northeastern -

April 19, 2017

DeJon Jarreau, Brison Gresham to transfer from UMass men’s basketball -

April 19, 2017

Panel discusses future of reproductive justice activism -

April 19, 2017

Don’t overlook South Sudan -

April 19, 2017

Students, faculty concerned about UMass Boston budget cuts -

April 19, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall attends court -

April 19, 2017

Objectification of Athletes: An Issue Across Gender Lines

Tess Halpern argues that objectifying male athletes hurts the feminist call for equality.

Journalist Juliana Barbassa discusses problems in Brazil leading up to 2016 Olympics

Associated Press correspondent discusses her first-hand experience

Olympic bid bailout gold for Boston taxpayers

Alisina Saee-Nazari argues that ending Boston’s bid for the 2024 summer Olympics is best for the city and its citizens.

UMass Yak Back!: Episode 121

The strange happenings at the Sochi Olympics and the craze surrounding the smartphone application, Flappy Bird. A special Valentine’s Day roving report and commentary from Molly Plaehn.

Olympics bring out national pride

Katie McKenna wonders why she’s rooting for her country’s athletes at Sochi.

Olympic Roundup: USA finishes in second in medal count

The United States finished the 2014 Sochi Games with 28 medals, five behind leaders Russia.

The impact of the Olympic Games

Julian del Prado ties in lessons from international relations to the Olympic stage.

Olympics roundup: US tied for first in medal count

The United States tied Netherlands for first in the overall medal count, while Pavel Datsyuk and Alexander Radulov helped the Russian men avoid disaster in men’s hockey.

Olympics Roundup: US men’s hockey advances to quarterfinals

The United States sits in third in the medal count, but stole the show in men’s ice hockey this weekend with an undefeated mark in group play.

Olympics roundup: Shaun White falls, US women shine

Shaun White concedes the gold medal for the first time since the 2002 Winter Olympics after a shaky final run.

USA earns four medals in Olympics opening weekend

Sage Kotsenburg and Jamie Anderson became the first Americans to win gold in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Olympic boycott not the best solution

Jill Correira thinks the best way for the U.S. to shows its disgust with Russia’s new “anti-gay” laws is to go to the Winter Olympics…and win.

I get no respect I tell ya’

Remember that movie “Showgirls?” Imagine that at the Olympics.

Olympic virtues

Times have been intense for the United States in the past few years. The Olympics serve as a healthy reminder that we are still a Nation of one.

Sports drinks’ effects investigated

A scientific study conducted at the University of Massachusetts is aiming to prove that designer energy drinks and sports bars may do more harm then good. “I’m not trying to say all sports drinks are evil,” laughs Barry S. Braun, an associate professor of kinesiology and the director of the energy metabolism laboratory at the University of Massachusetts.