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UMass Amherst Civic Engagement Spanish class translates COVID-19 health information
UMass 2020 graduates react to online commencement

UMass 2020 graduates react to online commencement

June 3, 2020

UMass’ graduates share their thoughts on virtual commencement.

New Latinx Defined Residential Community announced to open in fall

New Latinx Defined Residential Community announced to open in fall

June 2, 2020

The new Latinx Defined Residential Community, El Barrio, is set to open in the fall and aims to create community and unity for students on campus.

Unfair labor practice charges filed against University

Unfair labor practice charges filed against University

May 27, 2020

The Graduate Employment Organization has filed Unfair Labor Practice charges against the University alleging attempted union busting by administrators

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The Collegian News Hour S5 E13: Hillel vandalism, last SGA meeting and COVID-19 changes campus life
The Collegian News Hour S5 E12: Graduate student demands, SGA talks housing and UMass donates food

The Collegian News Hour S5 E12: Graduate student demands, SGA talks housing and UMass donates food

April 20, 2020

This week, our news team talks about a list of demands compiled by graduate students to the UMass administration, the SGA's talks on housing for the fall semester and for potentially housing vulnerable populations on campus during the pandemic, UMass giving back to local youth with food donations and a charitable effort by a local photographer to capture family life from front porches. We also look back to the April 21, 1993 edition of the Collegian.

SGA sponsors online Amherst town hall meeting

SGA sponsors online Amherst town hall meeting

April 15, 2020

SGA continues to hold senate meetings over Zoom.

The Collegian News Hour S5 E11: Student agencies, commencement and UMass Medical School

The Collegian News Hour S5 E11: Student agencies, commencement and UMass Medical School

April 13, 2020

This week, our news team talks about UMass giving downsize orders to student agencies, current plans for a virtual commencement, UMass Medical School graduating its students early, how Disability Services has adapted to remote learning, an update on the construction of the new Student Union and the April 13, 1927 issue of the Collegian.

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Virtual town hall meeting held to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on students
The Collegian News Hour S5 E13: Hillel vandalism, last SGA meeting and COVID-19 changes campus life

The Collegian News Hour S5 E13: Hillel vandalism, last SGA meeting and COVID-19 changes campus life

April 27, 2020

This week, our news team talks about an act of vandalism that occurred at Hillel House on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, the final SGA meeting of the spring semester which voted to sponsor two letters requesting that the University use its excess spaces to house vulnerable people from Amherst and surrounding communities and how students remaining on campus and at the UMass Student Farm cope with changes due to COVID-19. We also look back to the 2006 summer orientation edition of the Collegian and share some of our favorite news story over the past academic year.

UMass Costume Shop delivers hundreds of cotton masks to local high-risk businesses

UMass Costume Shop delivers hundreds of cotton masks to local high-risk businesses

April 23, 2020

“There's such an amazing community of mask makers that have organized during this pandemic,” said costume design graduate student Mikayla Reid.

UMass researchers design fast-track, low-cost face shields

UMass researchers design fast-track, low-cost face shields

April 22, 2020

The researchers designed new personal protective equipment with health care workers in mind.

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Graffiti found at UMass Hillel House on Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day
APD Logs: Friday, April 17 – Sunday, April 19

APD Logs: Friday, April 17 – Sunday, April 19

April 21, 2020

APD Logs: A sun shelter on the Town Common, a truck stuck in the mud for “no apparent reason” and a Maine credit card wrongfully used to purchase earpods.

APD Logs: Friday, April 10 – Sunday, April 12

APD Logs: Friday, April 10 – Sunday, April 12

April 14, 2020

APD Logs: Yelling about ex-boyfriends, a sick skunk and an illegal transaction.

APD Logs: Friday, April 3 – Sunday, April 5

APD Logs: Friday, April 3 – Sunday, April 5

April 7, 2020

APD Logs: A woman was concerned her debit card had been compromised after she tried to order toilet paper online and a community member reported a house party for a lack of social distancing.

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UMass women’s basketball pulls off 70-68 victory over Davidson in annual Play4Kay game

By Dan McGee, Collegian Staff
February 20, 2018

After failing to defeat Davidson earlier in the season, the Minutewomen successfully battled this one out to the wire.

Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video

By Jessica Picard
March 27, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two

By Kylee Denesha and Sam Anderson
March 22, 2017

Dissecting Science episode 2 from Sam Anderson on Vimeo. Learn about the nutritional facts of insects and why people eat them…as well as HOW to eat them…

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