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Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

Q&A: Khalif Nunnally-Rivera, an advocate for access and affordability for underrepresented students -

March 29, 2017

Plant-Based Nutrition club promotes healthier, sustainable diets on campus -

March 29, 2017

Rolling tobacco and high profits for iRollie -

March 29, 2017

UMass softball to kickoff conference schedule on Thursday at Boston University -

March 29, 2017

UMass baseball coach Mike Stone trying not to dwell on 2017 being his final season -

March 29, 2017

Fresh off NCAA Championship appearance, UMass diver Emma Roush looks ahead -

March 29, 2017

Notebook: UMass men’s soccer adds junior college transfer to roster for next season -

March 29, 2017

Newly appointed UMass defensive line coach Dave Wissman has taken interesting road to Amherst -

March 29, 2017

Student Union Craft Center serves as an open space of expression for students -

March 29, 2017

An ode to Amherst’s American Legion -

March 29, 2017

Letter: The Graduate Employee Organization wants to empower those who are marginalized -

March 29, 2017

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages -

March 29, 2017

Activism can change the world -

March 29, 2017

Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 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.