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Student mental health and the coronavirus pandemic: how did UMass fare?
Facing food insecurity at home, he worked tirelessly to advocate for others in similar positions

Facing food insecurity at home, he worked tirelessly to advocate for others in similar positions

May 31, 2021

“In this society, where life is a delicate balance that can be thrown off by the slightest disturbance, something like the pandemic does that to a huge amount of people. Check in on your friends and make sure they're doing okay.”

The testing center and campus life: ‘It’s really rewarding to help people, especially in a time like this’ 

The testing center and campus life: ‘It’s really rewarding to help people, especially in a time like this’ 

May 31, 2021

“It's just nice to have that interaction in a safe way, with masks on and stuff and to be able to feel like you're doing something during this time that we're living in.”

Motherhood, graduate school and a pandemic – all at once 

Motherhood, graduate school and a pandemic – all at once 

May 31, 2021

“This semester I juggled senate, I juggled classwork, I juggled a baby, I juggled my sorority ... At times, I would just feel like I was spreading myself thin. … then other times, doing all of that, while in the pandemic, it makes me push harder because I know that I can do it.”

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Student-athletes Desiree Oliver and Solomon Siskind team up for groundbreaking research on the Black student-athlete experience at UMass
Student-athletes Desiree Oliver and Solomon Siskind team up for groundbreaking research on the Black student-athlete experience at UMass
By Freeman Alfano, Collegian Staff • March 4, 2021
Through solution-driven activism, student-athletes Desiree Oliver and Solomon Siskind are becoming UMass Athletics’ most important duo off the field and court.
Massachusetts Historical Commission, UMass Amherst
The New Africa House: yesterday, today and tomorrow
By Cassie McGrath, News Editor • February 28, 2021
“I had to feel seen and that's what New Africa House was and has been for me — a place where I can be seen, recognized and feel that I belonged.”
Joey Lorant / Daily Collegian
How Black-led student groups are creating and maintaining spaces for long-lasting community
By Sara Abdelouahed and Saliha Bayrak February 28, 2021
A place to celebrate identity and create connections: what organizations for, and created by, Black students mean to their members.
Writers from Nummo News, UMass Amherst Black Alumni Network Facebook page
Looking back on the history of Black presence at UMass
By Irina Costache, Assistant News Editor • February 28, 2021
The story of the first Black students who arrived on the UMass campus, and the environment they encountered.
Many Covid Semesters
Facing food insecurity at home, he worked tirelessly to advocate for others in similar positions

Facing food insecurity at home, he worked tirelessly to advocate for others in similar positions

May 31, 2021

“In this society, where life is a delicate balance that can be thrown off by the slightest disturbance, something like the pandemic does that to a huge amount of people. Check in on your friends and make sure they're doing okay.”

The testing center and campus life: ‘It’s really rewarding to help people, especially in a time like this’ 

The testing center and campus life: ‘It’s really rewarding to help people, especially in a time like this’ 

May 31, 2021

“It's just nice to have that interaction in a safe way, with masks on and stuff and to be able to feel like you're doing something during this time that we're living in.”

Motherhood, graduate school and a pandemic – all at once 

Motherhood, graduate school and a pandemic – all at once 

May 31, 2021

“This semester I juggled senate, I juggled classwork, I juggled a baby, I juggled my sorority ... At times, I would just feel like I was spreading myself thin. … then other times, doing all of that, while in the pandemic, it makes me push harder because I know that I can do it.”

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SGA debates motion to urge chancellor to defund UMass police
Former President Epstein and Vice President Chang describe their experiences in office

Former President Epstein and Vice President Chang describe their experiences in office

April 26, 2021

Their platform focused on student rights, racial justice and restorative justice.

SGA approves budget, motion to recognize ‘Good Boy on Campus’ AJ

SGA approves budget, motion to recognize ‘Good Boy on Campus’ AJ

April 22, 2021

SGA votes to create a new advising role to help them stay organized, funded through the Student Activities Trust Fund.

SGA votes to begin to fill cabinet appointments

SGA votes to begin to fill cabinet appointments

April 15, 2021

The SGA voted to fill the secretary of finance and secretary of public relations & marketing roles.

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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.

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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