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Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

UMass hockey falls to UMass Lowell in 8-3 blowout -

January 7, 2018

UMass hockey falls short against Yale in 5-3 loss Friday -

January 5, 2018

Otis Livingston II, George Mason drop UMass men’s basketball 80-72 -

January 3, 2018

Johnston: UMass fails to earn first conference win against George Mason -

January 3, 2018

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.