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.
Affirmative action debate highlights divisive approaches to topic of racism in American institutions
The University Union’s Affirmative Action Debate in the Student Union Ballroom Tuesday night highlighted divisive approaches to topic of racism in American institutions.
Money raised at the event will fund research in treating aphasia, support groups for stroke survivors and other stroke/aphasia events.
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.
This year’s debate will include three tickets running for president/vice president and one trustee nominee.
SGA members question the constitutionality of policy that determines where and when students can stage demonstrations.
Senatorial elections will be held in the spring for the first time and are set to open March 20 at midnight.
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.
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.
Sigma Phi Epsilon and Iota Gamma Upsilon fundraised to help victims of terror in Paris and other cities.
The event, which organizers hope will spur future student activism, will demand liquidation of student debt, $15 minimum wage and tuition-free higher education.
This semester’s Amazing Race, which was held Friday, attracted 35 team and more than 100 competitors.
UMass Community Campaign hopes to set a new bar for fundraising.
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.
The PAWS Program brings dogs to Student Union Ballroom as way for students to relieve stress.
The student-run co-op, left behind in the swatch of businesses now accepting Dining Dollars, still has plans to improve.
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.