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UMass urges students to get vaccinated ‘as soon as possible’

By Sophia Gardner, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2021

The University of Massachusetts announced that they are expecting the entire campus population vaccinated by the fall semester, with “only limited exceptions.” This announcement came on Tuesday in...

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Student Affairs and Campus Life team up with UMass professor to provide the community with engaging COVID-19 information

By Sofi Shlepakov, Collegian Staff April 14, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the University of Massachusetts has sought out different ways to communicate with the community in order to keep students and faculty informed. In a new effort to stop...

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UMass Board of Trustees set to vote on potential tuition increase Wednesday

By Leigh Appelstein and Irina Costache April 13, 2021

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees is set to vote on a slight tuition increase for out-of-state students for the 2021-2022 academic year at its meeting Wednesday morning. The meeting will...

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Lack of virtual labs leaves STEM majors with busy future semester

By Karan Chaudhary, Collegian Correspondent April 12, 2021
Some labs weren't offered online this year, thus leaving students to pack their labs into upcoming semesters.
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Students react after UMass Hockey NCAA National Championship win

By McKenna Premus and Cassie McGrath April 11, 2021
Students gather on and off-campus following the UMass Hockey NCAA National Championship win.
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UMass expects campus to ‘return to normal’ in fall, will allow full dorm capacity

By Will Katcher, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021
“When our community returns to campus in September, we plan to offer students a full college experience.”
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‘Disrupting Settler Colonialism’: What does ‘LandBack’ mean to Native nations?

By Ella Adams, Collegian Staff April 8, 2021
Three Native activists explored the relationship between Native land, sovereignty and activism at a UMass panel Wednesday night.
Patrick Collins elected as next SGA speaker

Patrick Collins elected as next SGA speaker

By Sophia Gardner, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2021
The SGA also voted to co-sponsor a solidarity event between the Asian American Pacific Islander and Black UMass communities.
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UMass support groups reflect on a year of social isolation

By Grace Fiori, Collegian Correspondent April 7, 2021

Last month marked the one-year anniversary of the first significant effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the United States. Over the past few months, mental health and wellbeing have gained greater prominence...

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10 Years of Syrian Conflict: Looking back and to the future

By Sara Abdelouahed, Collegian Staff April 6, 2021
March 2021 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Syrian uprising. The conflict that followed has left half of the country’s pre-war population displaced.
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UMass hosts community forum and dialogue following nationwide rise in anti-Asian violence and racism

By Claire Healy, Assistant News Editor April 6, 2021
In an hour and a half Zoom discussion, attendees shared personal experiences of racism, histories of anti-Asian hate and solidarity movements and proposed wide-ranging changes to the UMass campus community in curriculum, funding, and atmosphere.
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UMass Libraries hosts a virtual but successful Edible Book Festival

By Rachael Dionisio, Collegian Correspondent April 6, 2021
UMass Libraries’ Edible Book Festival was held—virtually.
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