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UMass Amherst professor gives talk ‘Racial Trauma in Troubling Times’

UMass Amherst professor gives talk ‘Racial Trauma in Troubling Times’

By Claire Healy, Assistant News Editor

June 18, 2020

In her talk on Wednesday, UMass professor Dr. Barbara Love touched on a variety of issues pertaining to the ongoing nationwide protests against police brutality and racism.

UMass changes fall 2020 schedule, classes set to start two weeks sooner than expected

UMass changes fall 2020 schedule, classes set to start two weeks sooner than expected

By Chris McLaughlin, Assistant News Editor

June 17, 2020

An email from the Office of the Provost to UMass community states an anticipated first day of classes on Aug. 24 and last day of classes on Nov. 20 before Thanksgiving this year. Classes will be held on three fall holidays and final exams will be conducted remotely and end by Dec. 4.

UMass on target for goal number of incoming students

UMass on target for goal number of incoming students

By Maria Elena Little Endara, Collegian Staff

June 16, 2020

Despite the pandemic, UMass will see a larger freshmen class than last year.

UMass lays out detailed Fall 2020 proposal

UMass lays out detailed Fall 2020 proposal

By Will Katcher and Ana Pietrewicz

June 8, 2020

The school is considering on-campus classes for those in “essential face-to-face courses,” freshmen and possibly seniors, in addition to an earlier start date and no return after Thanksgiving.

Upcoming protests around Massachusetts

Upcoming protests around Massachusetts

By Claire Healy, Assistant News Editor

June 6, 2020

A list of upcoming protests throughout Massachusetts.

UMass Amherst Civic Engagement Spanish class translates COVID-19 health information

UMass Amherst Civic Engagement Spanish class translates COVID-19 health information

By Maria Elena Little Endara, Assistant Social Media Editor

June 3, 2020

Students make information on quarantining and self-isolation more accessible for Hispanic populations in Massachusetts.

UMass 2020 graduates react to online commencement

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By Sophia Gardner, Assistant News Editor

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

By Irina Costache, Assistant News Editor

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.

Northampton joins nationwide protests demanding racial justice

Northampton joins nationwide  protests demanding racial justice

By Saliha Bayrak, Collegian Correspondent

June 2, 2020

On Monday, protestors in Northampton joined the call for racial justice with a demonstration in the downtown area, ending in front of the Northampton Police Department.

Unfair labor practice charges filed against University

Unfair labor practice charges filed against University

By Irina Costache, Assistant News Editor

May 27, 2020

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

UMass President Marty Meehan to propose tuition freeze

UMass President Marty Meehan to propose tuition freeze

By Claire Healy, Assistant News Editor

May 22, 2020

Citing the financial hardships many families are facing during the coronavirus pandemic, Meehan said that this proposal was “the appropriate course and the right thing to do.”