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Quick Hits: A few standout performances highlight UMass football’s annual spring game -

April 21, 2017

Northampton cited as city choosing not to comply with ICE -

April 20, 2017

MASSPIRG hosts seminar on hunger and homelessness -

April 20, 2017

University Union hosts debate on Electoral College -

April 20, 2017

Stop fearing World War III -

April 20, 2017

UMass tennis gears up for weekend of Atlantic 10 matches -

April 20, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse to clinch CAA tournament berth with win over No. 10 Hofstra -

April 20, 2017

UMass softball squeaks past Boston College 2-1 Wednesday afternoon -

April 20, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse needs another big game from goalkeeper D.J. Smith against No. 10 Hofstra -

April 20, 2017

‘Your Name’ will defy your expectations -

April 20, 2017

‘Wilson’ is the weird neighbor who is worth a chance -

April 20, 2017

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

April 20, 2017

Fourth inning propels UMass baseball over Northeastern -

April 19, 2017

Fenway Park a unique change of scenery for UMass baseball -

April 19, 2017

Short-handed UMass baseball pitching staff provides quality work Wednesday in win over Northeastern -

April 19, 2017

DeJon Jarreau, Brison Gresham to transfer from UMass men’s basketball -

April 19, 2017

Panel discusses future of reproductive justice activism -

April 19, 2017

Don’t overlook South Sudan -

April 19, 2017

Students, faculty concerned about UMass Boston budget cuts -

April 19, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall attends court -

April 19, 2017

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.