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Mental health groups offer resources and advice in time of virtual learning

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By Irina Costache, Assistant News Edtior

August 31, 2020

As students adjust to virtual learning, mental health groups are offering online resources to help combat isolation.

UMass projects $168.6 million loss, will furlough nearly 850 employees

UMass projects $168.6 million loss, will furlough nearly 850 employees

By McKenna Premus and Cassie McGrath

August 27, 2020

The $168.6 million loss presents “one of the greatest financial challenges in our 157-year history,” Subbaswamy wrote in a letter to the campus community on Thursday.

Panel of experts discusses results of UMass poll

Panel of experts discusses results of UMass poll

By Sara Abdelouahed, Collegian Correspondent

August 27, 2020

A recent UMass poll shows that as the state’s senate election approaches, Massachusetts voters are concerned with the pandemic, the economy, housing and healthcare.

SGA discusses their lack of diversity and how to better represent BIPoC students

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By Sophia Gardner, Assistant News Editor

August 27, 2020

SGA discusses plans to better represent students of color.

Instagram page highlights racial injustice at UMass

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By Sophia Gardner, Assistant News Editor

August 26, 2020

“Black students have to carve out spaces for ourselves and constantly fight to keep those spaces.”

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.