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Political discourse heats up at Amherst College -

September 19, 2017

Author Thomas Suarez leads talk on Israel-Palestine conflict -

September 19, 2017

Q&A with DKMS ambassador -

September 19, 2017

SPIRE changes to include more gender and sexual orientation options -

September 19, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer looks for first road win of the season -

September 19, 2017

Top 25 notebook: Mason Rudolph and No. 6 Oklahoma State roll past Pittsburgh -

September 19, 2017

Streaking UMass men’s soccer stares down final non-conference team -

September 19, 2017

Let’s embrace innovation -

September 19, 2017

First response is important, but a long-term response is too -

September 19, 2017

Traveling through a changing life -

September 19, 2017

Community and local goods mix at student farmer’s market -

September 19, 2017

Fifth annual Poetry Festival reading -

September 19, 2017

Peacemaker Najeeba Syeed discusses interfaith cooperation in a time of Islamaphobia -

September 18, 2017

UMass hosts lecture on the meaning of the word ‘genocide’ -

September 18, 2017

Thirty-three arrested, 18 hospitalized during first weekend of semester -

September 18, 2017

UMass women’s soccer stuns Yale on Marra’s late winner -

September 18, 2017

UMass men’s soccer slips past Colgate 1-0 -

September 18, 2017

UMass field hockey wins weekend set over Davidson, UML -

September 18, 2017

Strong second half leads Massachusetts men’s soccer over Colgate -

September 18, 2017

Being promiscuous helps me cope and there’s nothing wrong with that -

September 18, 2017

UMass students react to tuition hike

Responses to the Board of Trustees’ decision to raise costs.

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year

UMass Board of Trustees approved tuition increase after lower than expected state budget appropriation.

UMass Board of Trustees votes 11-2 to raise tuition and fees an average of 5.8 percent

The meeting was previously scheduled in June but was delayed by the Board on June 8 so the vote could be taken after the Massachusetts state budget was finalized.

VIDEO: Amherst residents vote in primary election

Amherst residents spoke on who they cast their ballot for on primary day.

Letter: Yes, college should be free

Erika Civitarese argues Lucas Coughlin’s previous article that college should be free.

Mitt Romney would be Republicans’ best hope in 2016

Owen Wiggins argues that Mitt Romney should be running for president for the upcoming 2016 elections.

UMass students turn to crowdsourcing to pay for education expenses

Instead of taking out private loans that can carry high interest rates, some students are asking for people to donate to their education using websites like GoFundMe.

Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure

Governor’s decision brings allocation for the university system back in line with his initial proposal.

Committee recommends UMass increase tuition, student fees for in-state undergraduates

The committee also approved a motion for a $250 Information Technology student fee, which will be voted on by the Board of Trustees June 17.

Higher education should be more accessible

Anthony Maddaleni discusses how both the UMass administration and politicians constantly prioritize less important issues over funding for college students.

UMass tuition and fees frozen for second consecutive year

The freeze, approved by the UMass Board of Trustees in June, will affect in-state, undergraduate students during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Campus Perspective: Picking a major at a cost

Florida’s proposed decision to freeze tuition costs for STEM majors and raise fees on others in an effort to steer students towards job-friendly degrees has left some UMass students feeling as though such an economic strategy devalues a liberal arts education.

UMass vs Amherst College: Why do we have more debt?

Billy Rainsford explores why lower tuition costs at UMass do not necessarily equal less debt.

Dollar$ and Sense: Out of State

Guest columnist Elizabeth Sinclair from BJ Roche’s 301 Journalism class reports on the difficulties of being an out-of-state student at UMass.

Dollar$ and Sense: Why students choose UMass

Continuing the Dollar$ and Sense series, Christina O’Brian gets more student perspective.

Holub addresses campus; discusses fee increases

In a letter to the University of Massachusetts community late Thursday night, Chancellor Robert C. Holub addressed the issue of university budget for the next fiscal year.

Class of 2014 sets university record of applicants

The class of 2014 has broken a previous university record of applicants. The freshman class has been continually increasing over the years and trends show that this increase in numbers could keep up in years to come.