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Asian American Student Association Hosts Awareness Event for Asian and Asian American Studies Program Certificate

By Leigh Appelstein and Patrick Nie March 5, 2021
The ethnic studies program prepares students for a globalized and transnational society.
SGA formally requests UMass eliminate paper receipts, move away from paper bag distribution at grab n’ go

SGA formally requests UMass eliminate paper receipts, move away from paper bag distribution at grab n’ go

By Sophia Gardner, Assistant News Editor March 4, 2021
“We want these things to be implemented this semester.”
UMass prepares for ‘Blarney Blowout’ weekend

UMass prepares for ‘Blarney Blowout’ weekend

By Aidan Poole, Collegian Staff March 4, 2021
UMass students think on-campus parties are unlikely but off-campus gatherings will be harder to monitor.
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CEPA Advocacy week: Debt crisis forum with local legislators

By Konah Brownell, Collegian Staff March 3, 2021

The Center for Education Policy and Advocacy at the University of Massachusetts hosted its student debt crisis forum with Rep. Mindy Domb and Sen. Jo Comerford on Monday, March 1 at 6 p.m. The forum...

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Iranian American and Muslim students grapple with changing foreign policies

By Saliha Bayrak, Collegian Staff March 3, 2021

Despite the knowledge that he would not see his family for many years, Amin Abek decided to pursue a graduate degree in chemistry at the University of Massachusetts. “The thought of choosing between,...

'Unrelenting': Texas snowstorm forces UMass Texans to face a freezing winter

‘Unrelenting’: Texas snowstorm forces UMass Texans to face a freezing winter

By Ella Adams and Talia Heisey March 1, 2021
UMass alumni, professors and students with Texas roots reflect on the impact this storm has had on their lives.
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UMass parents displeased by student activity restrictions

By Aidan Poole, Collegian Staff March 1, 2021
UMass parents vocalize disagreement with how UMass' administration handled rising cases on campus.
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.”
Commemorating Black History

Commemorating Black History

By The Daily Collegian February 28, 2021
The Collegian invites you to read a living compilation commemorating Black History at the University of Massachusetts, from John H. Bracey's path to UMass, Black Lives Matter, W.E.B. Du Bois, Black student activists, creators and more.
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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.
Courtesy of Ann Tweedy

Activism meets art: Welcome to The Black Room

By Ella Adams, Mahidhar Sai Lakkavaram, and Sara Abdelouahed February 28, 2021
Local Amherst teens start “The Black Room,” amplifying Black voices through art.
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