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Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

November 15, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system

Rumors state that professors profit off their textbooks, but that just isn’t true.

Open up our education

I’ve often been frustrated by the ridiculous price-to-quality ratio of textbooks and online homework systems.

Online shopping may be easy, but retail stores are feeling the effects

Tess Halpern discusses the struggles retail stores are facing with the boom in e-commerce.

MASSPIRG holds panel to discuss solutions for high textbook prices

A panel was held to discuss the library’s Open Textbook Initiative.

Letter to the Editor: Open Education Initiative could save students money

A representative from the SGA urges faculty to use Open Educational Resources to cut down on the rising cost of textbooks.

The triumph of anti-intellectualism

Laura Handly argues that anti-intellectualism has been on the rise in the United States long before Trump.

Textbook Broke

Michael Dudek argues for the use of open-source textbooks

Letter: Open source textbooks can combat rising prices

Students argue that rising textbook prices are hindering their academic experience, and the solution should be open source textbooks.

Amazon @ UMass to provide convenient ordering and pick-up experience

Free one-day shipping to campus and surrounding ZIP codes highlights features of UMass’ new virtual bookstore.

MASSPIRG launches new open textbooks campaign

Campaign aims to raise awareness of cheaper textbook alternatives.

UMass to replace University Store’s textbook annex with virtual Amazon bookstore

The new deal will offer free, one-day shipping to campus and surrounding communities, and is expected to save students 30 percent compared with current prices on course materials.

Letter: Textbooks: A Deterring Cost

Stephanie Chan suggests that universities start using open-source textbooks to cut student costs.

As textbook costs increase, students look to alternate online solutions

The Internet has brought more shopping options for buying textbooks, detracting business away from local booksellers.

Battle in the textbook aisle

Columnist Michael O’Connor reminds us of the benefits of buying books locally and of the importance of bookstores to the local community.

How to that keep hard-earned cash

Afraid about a dwindling back account this semester? Here are some tips on how to save money during the year.