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Amazon textbook contract ending in December 2018 -

October 19, 2017

UMass field hockey heads into crucial A-10 matchup -

October 19, 2017

2017 Hockey Special Issue -

October 19, 2017

International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

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Sexual assault reports spike on campus -

October 19, 2017

Californian students react to wildfires back home -

October 19, 2017

‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

October 19, 2017

With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

October 19, 2017

Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

October 19, 2017

Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

October 19, 2017

UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

October 19, 2017

UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

October 19, 2017

Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

October 19, 2017

Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

October 19, 2017

Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

October 19, 2017

The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

October 19, 2017

Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

October 19, 2017

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

October 19, 2017

Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

Amherst rapper NLiteN looks to ‘Lite It Up’

Boston-native rapper challenges the valley area’s rap scene.

Phora puts his heart into new album ‘With Love’

West Coast rapper’s fifth album is a powerful, honest record that tackles depression, violence and religion.

Azealia Banks flexes muscles on “Slay­Z”

Harlem MC’s new mixtape deftly runs Azealia Banks’ full range of talents and emotions.

Kendrick Lamar shines, as always, on ‘untitled unmastered.’

Lamar manages to excel on a project filled with throwaway tracks.

Future is indestructible on ‘EVOL’

With his second project of 2016, Future looks to extend his legendary run with ‘EVOL.’

Western Mass locals Masla revitalize hip hop as a live art at Pearl Street

Masla exceeds expectations as an opening act and raises the bar for live hip hop in Northampton.

Future continues his destructive path and plays it safe with ‘Purple Reign’

Following his dominant 2015 run, “Purple Reign” finds Future returning to his roots.

Underground Music Spotlight: January 2016.

Five music releases from varying genres from the first month of the year that should not be overlooked.

Pusha T returns to villainy on ‘King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude’

In the follow-up to the 2013 album, “My Name Is My Name,” Pusha T returns cold, concise, and cutthroat with thrilling results.

Drake and Future collaborate on fun, captivating “What A Time To Be Alive”

Rap superstars aren’t at their top-dollar best, but have a lot to say on their collaborative mixtape.

Chance the Rapper and Hoodie Allen highlight this weekend’s UMass Spring Concert lineup

Big names in hip-hop to perform at the Mullins Center, including Chance the Rapper and Hoodie Allen.

Big Sean reaches for the top with solid “Dark Sky Paradise”

Rapper takes his skills to new heights on consistent, strong third LP.

Hop on the ‘pursuit’ of Kid Cudi’s style

Rapper Kid Cudi made headlines for his latest look with his rapper-turned-rocker style.

“LONG.LIVE.A$AP” debut album review

A$AP Rocky’s major label debut is imperfect but enjoyable.

Trashy Chief Keef album regresses rap back to stereotypes

Lacking lyrical substance, “Finally Rich” doesn’t earn its keep.

Hip-hop-ocrysy

Collegian columnist Lauren Vincent really likes rap. But sometimes she think she shoudn’t.

The G.O.A.T. of Rap: The Notorious B.I.G.

Some rappers wish to have a hit song, some rappers wish to be celebrities, some rappers wish to be the best, Biggie just wanted to rap and make music. While it is a sad day for some because March 9th marks the 14th anniversary of rapper The Notorious B.I.G.’s death and still there has never been any resolution to his murder, I choose to celebrate his career. B.I.G. changed music in many ways, and his presence is definitely missed in Hip-Hop. Biggie might say that he isn’t a role model, and is just your average Joe, but he wasn’t. Others might…

Wiz Khalifa trades in “Black and Yellow” for maroon and white

22-year-old rapper Wiz Khalifa will perform at the Mullins Center on Saturday night at 8 p.m. Khalifa was recently arrested on a handful of marijuana-related charges after a concert on the same tour at East Carolina University. The concert is still scheduled to take place.

Wiz Khalifa goes up in smoke

Wiz Khalifa’s landing at the Pearl Street Night Club in Northampton on Friday was greeted by an excited audience of unanticipated proportions.