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Author, poet and ex-con gives talk on criminal justice reform -

September 29, 2016

Israeli writer Ari Shavit speaks at Integrative Learning Center -

September 29, 2016

Alex DeSantis continues strong play for UMass men’s soccer as season reaches midway point -

September 29, 2016

Andrew Ford looks to continue to lead UMass football’s torrid offensive passing attack -

September 29, 2016

Sunset Grill and Pizza adjusts as a new restaurant in Amherst -

September 29, 2016

UMass field hockey falls 8-1 to No. 1 UConn -

September 29, 2016

Offensive-oriented practices hold high hopes for UMass women’s soccer with A-10 opener Thursday -

September 29, 2016

Hyper-stress on college campuses: a culture of high achievement leads to increased rates of mental illnesses -

September 29, 2016

Race of candidates should not affect voter turnout -

September 29, 2016

Students share what keeps them happy during the fall -

September 29, 2016

Harvest’s millennial-pandering replacement to Chameleon Cold Brew leaves caffeine fans at a loss -

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Guide to fall 5K races and beyond -

September 29, 2016

UMass Votes Coalition hosts voter registration event -

September 28, 2016

Brettell presents on U.S. immigration policies -

September 28, 2016

UMass field hockey team seeks revenge against undefeated UConn -

September 28, 2016

UMass running back Marquis Young looks to build off momentum gained against Mississippi State -

September 28, 2016

UMass hockey announces captains for 2016-17 season -

September 28, 2016

Andy Isabella finds his niche within the UMass football offense -

September 28, 2016

The EpiPen Crisis: How did this happen? -

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Cymbals Eat Guitars evolve and impress on “Pretty Years” -

September 28, 2016

President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Nick Rampone anticipate productive year at SGA

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The SGA plans on addressing the Student Union, increasing student voter turnout and expanding its profile on campus.

SGA conduct adviser program to transition towards functioning as support system for students

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/ Daily Collegian)

The position formerly focused only on advice regarding University sanctions, and will now be able to redirect students to other help networks.

Ice cream social to benefit colon cancer research, Emily Skubisz

(Daily Collegian Archives)

In honor of her late godfather Mariusz Skubisz, University of Massachusetts student Cassidy Kotyla has coordinated an ice cream social to raise money for cancer research, and to support Skubisz’s daughter Emily.

UMass Divest hosts ‘sit-outs’ outside Whitmore Administration Building

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/ Daily Collegian)

After multiple days of sit-in protests at Whitmore Administration Building, the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign is transitioning to ‘sit-outs.’

UMass Bike Share Program plans to increase stock of rentals

(Erica Lowenkron/Daily Collegian)

High demand drives initiatives’ expansion

MassPIRG, SGA, UMass Sustainability Manager present white paper on renewable energy

Collegian File Photo

Report says the state should commit to becoming powered by 100 percent renewable energy.

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

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

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

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

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

(Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian)

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 Candidates: Anthony Vitale and Nick Rampone

https://youtu.be/3BGFKfo8Nl8

The Collegian interviews Student Government Associate presidential and vice presidential candidates Anthony Vitale and Nick Rampone.

Orchard Hill balconies permanently locked

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/ Daily Collegian)

UMass has decided to close Orchard Hill balconies permanently amid concerns for student safety.

Subbaswamy encourages students to attend Advocacy Day Monday

Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian

University of Massachusetts Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy hopes for higher funding after Governor Charlie Baker released a proposed one percent increase.

Free Blarney concert sees decline of 3,000 attendees from last year

Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian

Students cite the free cost and performers as their reasons for attending.

SGA candidates announced for 2016 elections

(Collegian File Photo)

This year’s debate will include three tickets running for president/vice president and one trustee nominee.

SGA Secretary of Diversity wants to see campus community ‘evolve’ in the face of racial and ethnic hatred

(Katherine Mayo/ Daily Collegian)

Both Khalif Nunnally-Rivera and the Assistant Provost of Diversity say that acts of such hatred on UMass campus are not necessarily a trend

Speakers condemn swastikas found on campus at Friday’s solidarity gathering

(Jessica Picard/Daily Collegian)

Members of audience encouraged to take an active role in educating themselves about and becoming advocates against hate speech.

Nominations for SGA elections will remain open until Feb. 19

Collegian File Photo

Senatorial elections will be held in the spring for the first time and are set to open March 20 at midnight.

SGA, MassPIRG work together on open source textbook initiative

Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian

Open source textbooks would only cost students the amount necessary to print them, according to Matthew Martin, coordinator of MassPIRG’s Affordable Textbooks Campaign.

UMass revises guest policy for Super Bowl weekend

Collegian File Photo

University of Massachusetts students react to the modified, less restrictive guest policy in place for Super Bowl weekend.

UMass police chief hiring procedure involves input from across campus

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

In selecting a new police chief over winter break, the University demonstrated a long withstanding procedure for the hiring of a high-profile position.