University Union to host debate on affirmative action

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Academics Randall Kennedy and Peter Wood will discuss the policy in the Student Union Ballroom Tuesday.

CERC pushes to implement increased rights for survivors of sexual assault at UMass

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The Coalition to End Rape Culture is planning a week of action next week, and continues to lobby UMass administration to implement a Survivor’s Bill of Rights.

Khalif Nunnally-Rivera and Maija Hall campaign for SGA elections on promise to represent all students

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The Nunnally-Hall presidential ticket aims to increase representation for students of color, address gender-based violence and advocate for tuition freezes.

Anthony Vitale and Nick Rampone campaign for SGA Presidential election on promise to improve student life

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Candidates focus on improving the Student Government Association’s expanding outreach and resources to students and Registered Student Organizations.

SGA presidential and vice presidential candidates to attend debate Thursday

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The debate, which will be moderated by Daily Collegian staff, will take place starting at 7 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.

SGA opinions divided over President Barrett’s veto of Senate motions last week

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Questions are raised over whether the SGA Senate should have approved the RSO statuses of two prospective groups.

Uncomfortable on my own campus

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Carly Korman discusses the SJP and its uneasy role at the recent Million Student March

Million Student March to be held Thursday

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

SGA senate votes to fund Women’s Leadership Conference through finance committee

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The appeal follows the finance committee’s decision to not fund a particular speaker fee.

UMass Fly Fishing Club brings the sport to the next generation

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A group of 30 UMass students is getting back to nature through their membership on the only collegiate fly fishing club in the area.

Bike Racing Club brings energy and excitement to bike racing

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The Bike Racing Club encourages riders to test their skills at weekend competitions.

Mass Games brings hundreds of students together in a massive battle between the living and not-so-dead

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RSO hopes to expand offerings and return to its roots in field games such as capture the flag.

Knitting, Crocheting and Needlework Club sparks motivation for crafty students

(Andrea Umana, Mae Sorensen, Olivia Dolan, James Wendell at the knitting and crocheting club.)( Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Club leader said they want to support both skilled members and novices alike to improve their abilities.

A newly validated MASSPIRG unveils new campaign ideas

At the kick off meeting in 2013, Chapter Chair Shawna Upton talks to the group about the Bottle Bill. (Collegian File Photo)

After getting reaffirmed by the student body during the SGA election and winning a huge victory against McDonald’s, the group is optimistic about what it can achieve next year.

Competitive fun is the name of the game for the UMass Chess Club

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Club offers members a chance to learn, compete and grow at weekly meetings. President Tim Kelly hopes the club will be able to expand its reach in years to come.

Kickin’ Back Dance Crew looks to emerge as its own dance club

As one of many dance groups on campus, Kickin’ Back Dance Crew has undergone a lot of growth and change, says captain Katherine Treat.

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian) (Andrew Wglinski and Eli Baer warm up with basic juggling techniques.)

UMass Juggling Club combines art and socializing to teach the love of the craft.

The UMass Nutrition Association works toward a healthier campus and community

The UMass Nutrition Association during an apple picking trip (Photo courtesy of Amanda Cortese)

The RSO organizes multiple volunteer opportunities to feed and educate UMass and the town of Amherst.

Belly Dance Club builds a community of amateur and expert dancers

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The RSO performs at events across campus and prepares for second annual UMass Belly Dance Club Festival.

Archeology Club breaking ground at UMass

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The new RSO looks to expand their numbers, welcoming students from all majors to join.