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Joseph Kennedy III and Jim McGovern host ‘Your Vote, Your Voice’ talk Monday -

October 25, 2016

Douglas Bolender hosts talk about Vikings settlements in North America -

October 25, 2016

Defensive play will be critical for UMass hockey against No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

UMass hockey faces tough task in traveling to No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

Notebook: UMass men’s swimming and diving picks up first win of season, tennis ends fall schedule -

October 25, 2016

Why is nobody talking about the jails? -

October 25, 2016

A theory on why drunk people smash things -

October 25, 2016

Vote “No” on local Question 5 -

October 25, 2016

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ is a passable fantasy affair -

October 25, 2016

‘The Get Down’ showcases the birth of hip-hop -

October 25, 2016

The day my friend lit my soul on fire -

October 24, 2016

Police raid 81-year-old’s property to confiscate a single pot plant -

October 24, 2016

Overtime goal lifts Massachusetts’ soccer over VCU -

October 24, 2016

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers lead ‘Search Party’ at UMass -

October 24, 2016

Nobel Prize recipient Amartya Sen gives talk about closing the economic gap -

October 24, 2016

Greek 101 event hosted by Greek Health Advisors -

October 24, 2016

The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU -

October 24, 2016

The NFL is too lenient on abusers -

October 24, 2016

UMass women’s soccer crushes VCU 3-0 Sunday afternoon -

October 24, 2016

UMass field hockey comes away with weekend split in Philadelphia -

October 24, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Labor Center Rally


The Graduate Employee Organization held a rally for the labor center outside the student union on Monday afternoon. Photos by Jessica Picard, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, and Erica Lowenkron.

Sixty gather to rally in support of Labor Center

(Jessica Picard/ Daily Collegian)

Speakers criticized cuts to the program and called for action to protect the rights of working class people.

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.

Affirmative action debate highlights divisive approaches to topic of racism in American institutions

(Collegian File Photo)

The University Union’s Affirmative Action Debate in the Student Union Ballroom Tuesday night highlighted divisive approaches to topic of racism in American institutions.

Walk and Roll for Stroke and Aphasia to be held at UMass April 2

Photo courtesy of Dr. Jacquie Kurland

Money raised at the event will fund research in treating aphasia, support groups for stroke survivors and other stroke/aphasia events.

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 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 agrees to request an explanation of Land Use policy

(Shannon Broderick/ Daily Collegian)

SGA members question the constitutionality of policy that determines where and when students can stage demonstrations.

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.

MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

During a forum in the Cape Cod Lounge Tuesday evening, four speakers focused on the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is fueled by the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

‘Rally and March for Just Cause’ to be held Tuesday in support of new RA and PM contracts

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

Resident assistants and peer mentors will meet in front of the Student Union at 1 p.m. to march to the Chancellor’s office and deliver a petition to him.

Greek life organizations fundraise for terrorism victims

Kristin Lafratta/Daily Collegian

Sigma Phi Epsilon and Iota Gamma Upsilon fundraised to help victims of terror in Paris and other cities.

Million Student March to be held Thursday

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

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

UMass Amazing Race sees spike in competitors

Bryn Rothschild-Shea/Daily Collegian

This semester’s Amazing Race, which was held Friday, attracted 35 team and more than 100 competitors.

UMACC kicks off fundraising year with charity fair

Amanda Creegan/ Daily Collegian

UMass Community Campaign hopes to set a new bar for fundraising.

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders rally attracts hundreds at UMass


The unofficial student organization UMass for Bernie Sanders hosts rally for the democratic presidential candidate.

Bernie Sanders rally to be held on campus Tuesday evening

Official Bernie Sanders Facebook Page

Roughly 1,600 people have said they plan to attend the event, which will feature student, faculty and guest speakers, according to its Facebook page.

SLIDESHOW: Therapy dogs visit Student Union


The PAWS Program brings dogs to Student Union Ballroom as way for students to relieve stress.

People’s Market: arguably the best coffee on campus

Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian

The student-run co-op, left behind in the swatch of businesses now accepting Dining Dollars, still has plans to improve.

SGA to hold Open Forum Monday in Student Union

Evan Sahagian/Daily Collegian

Representatives of the Student Government Association will present a proposed document to students which will ensure consultation on all major University policy and fee changes.