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Question and Answer: SGA president/vice presidential candidates Amazan and Sullivan see ticket as politically bold -

February 28, 2017

Bread & Butter in North Amherst celebrates two-year anniversary -

February 28, 2017

Question and Answer: SGA President Vitale and Vice President Wallace run for re-election -

February 28, 2017

Derek Kellogg: ‘I wouldn’t say any starting lineup is secure at this point’ for UMass men’s basketball -

February 28, 2017

UMass softball shows signs of growth in Texas tournament losses -

February 28, 2017

UMass tennis drops close match against Yale -

February 28, 2017

Notebook: Defending conference champion Rhode Island splits weekend series -

February 28, 2017

Four brilliant and unsettling fictional podcasts -

February 28, 2017

Oscars commercials continue trend of political advertisements -

February 28, 2017

Emmi Beuger’s Day Off – Sanctuary Campus Debate -

February 28, 2017

The process of letting go emotionally is harder than dropping something -

February 28, 2017

Frustrations with Team-Based Learning classes -

February 28, 2017

UMass students show lackluster attitude toward ‘Mullins Live!’ concert -

February 27, 2017

UMass women’s basketball loses in first round of Atlantic 10 Tournament -

February 27, 2017

Ryan Adams perfects his melancholy, widescreen take on 80s heartland rock on ‘Prisoner’ -

February 27, 2017

Exposing the horrific crime of modern-day slavery -

February 27, 2017

UMass men’s basketball successfully drops La Salle 84-71 in confidence-building win -

February 27, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse’s late rally falls short against Harvard -

February 27, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse struggles to find offense in loss to No. 5 Syracuse -

February 27, 2017

With Perez, Democrats remain in limbo -

February 27, 2017

UMass students prevented from entering country

One undergraduate student, one graduate student and one visiting scholar were detained.

Images and Intervention

Josh Raposa questions why images of the Syrian civil war’s impact do not cause national outrage, like images from Vietnam and Iraq have in the past.

‘Soup for Syria’ talk held at Bowker Auditorium

Barbara Abdeni Massaad talked about her cookbook, ‘Soup for Syria,’ Monday night at Bowker Auditorium.

Stop sweating the small stuff

Ruwan Teodros shares how the James Foley documentary changed her outlook on her own life, aiming to focus less on trivial issues in the future.

In defense of being uncomfortable

Laura Handly argues for going out of your comfort zone and experiencing situations that may make you uncomfortable.

Northampton set to become sanctuary for 51 refugees

City of Northampton and Catholic Charities cite support for idea from the city.

Drawing parallels between the Syrian and Irish refugee crises

Nicholas Kinsman compares the current Syrian refugee crisis with the Irish immigration wave that occurred during the years of the great Irish famine.

UMass professor hosts question-and-answer discussion for students on Syria and the Islamic State

Political science professor Vincent Ferraro hosted an hour-long informal Q&A panel to discuss Syria and the Islamic State

UMass professor hosts question-and-answer discussion for students on Syria and the Islamic State

Political science professor Vincent Ferraro hosted an hour-long informal Q&A panel to discuss Syria and the Islamic State

Around the world: Argentina swears in new president

Mauricio Macri was sworn in as Argentina’s newest president, while more than 500,000 have signed a petition to keep Donald Trump from entering Britain.

Student groups host formal event to raise money for Syrian refugees

150 attend event as speakers discuss representation of refugees in the media and human trafficking in Syria.

Students protest governor’s remarks about Syrian refugees

Gov. Charlie Baker, after the attacks in Paris, initially said he would not accept Syrian refugees into Massachusetts.

A look back at Van Morrison’s “Astral Weeks”

New reissue sheds new light on an idiosyncratic masterpiece

Baker wrong to reject Syrian immigrants

The governor said Monday that he’s not interested in accepting Syrian refugees in the state of Massachusetts.

UMass student visiting Paris recounts experience of attacks on the city

All University of Massachusetts students studying abroad in Paris and its surrounding areas of France are safe and accounted for, according to the University.

My reservations about Bernie

Foreign policy is Sanders’ major shortcoming, and that’s a problem.

The United States and Russia: cold hypocrites

Ian Hagerty discusses the Syrian civil war and its actors to illustrate how the U.S. and Russia are similar powers.

Understanding IS: A new form of terrorism

Isaac Simon discusses the dangerous innovations of the Islamic State

A rough summer for foreign relations

Julian del Prado reviews the crises in the Middle East that escalated this summer and discusses the potential counterattacks being planned against threats such as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

UMass mourns death of alumnus and journalist James Foley

Foley was killed by Islamic State militants after being held captive for nearly two years.