Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Primary polling shows Markey ahead as Sept. 1 approaches

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By Rebeca Pereira, Collegian Correspondent

August 25, 2020

As the Sept. 1 primary approaches, a UMass poll suggests that Markey leads over his challenger

UMass makes standardized tests optional for prospective first-year students

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By Kamari Weaver, Collegian Correspondent

August 25, 2020

In an attempt to reduce barriers caused by COVID-19, UMass will allow incoming students for the next three years to submit applications with or without SAT/ACT scores.

UMass grants housing waivers for all RAs and PMs after most are left without employment

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By McKenna Premus, Assistant Social Media Editor

August 25, 2020

“We’re happy to keep fighting for public health, and for the benefit of the community and the workers of that community,” said RA/PM Union Co-Chair James Cordero.

Two new COVID-19 cases reported at UMass Amherst, 14 cases total since April

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By McKenna Premus, Assistant Social Media Editor

August 20, 2020

Two new COVID-19 cases are the most recent case reports since July 30 adding to a total of 14 cases since April.

Your guide to COVID-19 testing at UMass this fall

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By Will Katcher, Assistant News Editor

August 15, 2020

Everything you need to know about how the school plans to test asymptomatic people throughout the fall.

Amherst businesses face unknowns for fall semester

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By Maria Elena Little Endara, Collegian Correspondent

August 15, 2020

Reliance on students for revenue leaves Amherst businesses worried.

Articles by The Intercept detail possible plot by College Democrats to derail Morse campaign

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By Matt Berg, Managing Editor

August 15, 2020

Morse has called for an independent investigation into interactions between a lawyer connected to the state Democratic Party and the student group.

UMass holds first night of virtual campus forum for remote students

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By McKenna Premus, Assistant Social Media Editor

August 13, 2020

UMass administration says students will be able to designate three courses as pass/fail in virtual campus forum.

UMass to launch investigation into Alex Morse following alleged relationships with students while lecturer

UMass to launch investigation into Alex Morse following alleged relationships with students while lecturer

By Matt Berg, Managing Editor

August 8, 2020

As a result of the allegations, the University is launching an “immediate review” to determine whether Morse violated the school’s policy or federal Title lX law during his time as a lecturer.