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Police receive award, do community service

By Sam Butterfield October 28, 2009

The Amherst Police Department has won an Award of Excellence in the silver category for municipal departments participating in the annual Massachusetts Law Enforcement Challenge. The award, which the...

Teach for America hosts information session for future applicants at UMass

By Vincent Capone October 27, 2009

Teach for America (TFA) will be hosting an information session for prospective applicants on Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts. The event will be held in the Malcolm X Cultural Center,...

Neal Abraham, executive director of the Five Colleges, Inc. breaks down plans to develop new programs

By Angela Hilsman October 27, 2009

As costs and requirements for both schools and students go up, Executive Director Neal Abraham of the Five Colleges, Inc., brainstorms to bring innovative programs to campus without the financial burden.  Abraham...

Showtime posts Facebook page encouraging students to sign petition

By Tim Jones October 27, 2009

An online petition from Showtime Networks is now available for University of Massachusetts students who wish to have the network included in their cable packaging in their dorms. Showtime, a subscription...

Parents receive support courtesy of UMass dinner program

By R.P. Hitt October 26, 2009

Jessica Jazz Dautruche, an undergraduate communications major at the University of Massachusetts, thought she may have had to drop out of school when she found out she was pregnant. Dautruche said, ...

Hova rocks the Mullins Center

By Justin Gagnon October 26, 2009

Where were you last night? If you weren’t at the Mullins Center, you missed a show your friends will be talking about for years and years to come. SLIDESHOW: Jay Z at the Mullins Center When...

Locals rally on Amherst Common Saturday for International Day of Climate Action

By Christa Romano October 26, 2009

On Saturday, Oct. 24, members of the Amherst community rallied on the Amherst common, as part of an international attempt to send a message to members of the United Nations, calling for serious efforts...

UMass Majors Fair to be held Wednesday

By Mike Toomey October 25, 2009

The annual University of Massachusetts Majors Fair will take place Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. In the past, the fair has been an informal gathering...

UMass looks to out-of-state students to ease budget crisis

By Cameron Ford October 22, 2009

With the projected budget shortfall for the next fiscal year running into the tens of millions of dollars and little stimulus money left for buoyancy, University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub...

Literary artists Glaser, Holland and Michel perform pieces at Amherst Books’ event

By Tim Jones October 22, 2009

A student and professor in the University of Massachusetts’ Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) program presented readings from the literary magazine, “The New York Tyrant” at Amherst Books on Wednesday,...

UMass alumni discuss professional careers with undergraduates

By Sam Hayes October 22, 2009

The University of Massachusetts College of Social and Behavioral Sciences held a networking session on Oct. 22 with five UMass Alumni now working in the field of law. Discussions with the lawyers sparked...

“In Praise of the Earth” to screen at Wistariahurst Museum

By R.P. Hitt October 22, 2009

As part of a benefit for the Wistariahurst Museum of Holyoke, Mass., nature poet Wally Swist will screen his biographical documentary “In Praise of the Earth: The Poetry of Wally Swist” on Oct. 24,...

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