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Understaffed PVTA system causing overcrowding on buses

By Chloe Adams, Collegian Correspondent October 4, 2021
“We just want everyone to understand that, if we’re late, it’s because of these crazy circumstances.”
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Professors and teaching assistants voice mixed concerns over current COVID-19 protocols

By Jack Underhill, Collegian Staff October 3, 2021

With the return of in-person learning this year at the University of Massachusetts, professors and teaching assistants have been given new protocols for teaching amidst a pandemic. The Public Health...

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UMass begins administering Pfizer booster shots to eligible members of community

By Grace Fiori, Collegian Staff October 3, 2021

The University of Massachusetts’ first Pfizer booster vaccine clinic opened on Thursday, Sept. 30. The University had been determining how to provide booster shots as part of their regional vaccine clinic,...

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“My religion is poetry”: Poet Santee Frazier speaks at visiting writers series

By Grace Fiori, Collegian Staff October 3, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 30 members of the Five College community gathered at 6 p.m. in the Old Chapel at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to listen as poet and professor Santee Frazier read and discussed...

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Young Democratic Socialists of America promote socialist ideology at and around UMass

By Lucas Ruud, Collegian Correspondent September 29, 2021
The YDSA met on Wednesday to discuss ways to foster an inclusive community of open-minded people and to promote human well-being over profit.
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UMass SGA confirms Undersecretary of the Registry during weekly meeting

By Alex Genovese, Assistant News Editor September 29, 2021
Former Associate Speaker was confirmed to be the next Undersecretary of the Registry.
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UMass students express outrage over racism and sexual assault at open forum with the chancellor

By Sara Abdelouahed, Liesel Nygard, and Sophia Gardner September 29, 2021
University administrators hosted an open forum on sexual assault, garnering calls for change on campus.
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UMass Student Government Association releases statement condemning recent racist emails sent to students

By Alex Genovese, Assistant News Editor September 28, 2021
In an Instagram post Tuesday, the SGA condemned the racist emails while also providing resources for students impacted.
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Chicago Footworkology’s “Footwork Frenzy” dance battle took the stage at UMass on Sunday

By Olivia dePunte, Collegian Contributor  September 27, 2021
Chicago Footworkology’s “Footwork Frenzy” Dance Battle Took the Stage at UMass this Sunday
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UMass administration faces pressure to pass student-supported Survivor’s Bill of Rights

By Lucas Ruud and Rachel Comeau September 27, 2021

In light of recent sexual assault allegations against fraternities at the University of Massachusetts, University administration is being pressured to approve and pass the UMass Survivor’s Bill of Rights...

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The Alliance Against Ableism hosts first Speaker Series event

By Konah Brownell, Collegian Staff September 26, 2021

The Alliance Against Ableism hosted its first Disability Culture and Community Speaker Series on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. featuring Fred Pelka, the author of  “The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Disability...

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Students gather outside of Chancellor’s office in continuing protest over sexual assault allegations

By Sara Abdelouahed and Liesel Nygard September 25, 2021
“The administration will label it as a public annoyance rather than a sexual assault,” Jack Myers, a junior political science major, said to the crowd.
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