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Israeli Defense Force veteran shares his story

By Katrina Borofski

November 12, 2013

On Veteran’s Day, Americans across the country take time to thank the brave men and women who have served our country in the military. This gratitude arises not only toward the men and women who have served in past conflicts but in modern ones as well, like the wars in Ir...

Veteran’s Day vigil honors veterans throughout the world

By Brian Bevilacqua

November 12, 2013

University of Massachusetts Army and Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) took to Memorial Hall on Friday to spend the chilly fall afternoon holding vigil to the millions of veterans who have fought in sweltering and freezing conditions throughout the wor...

UMass Veterans Day remembrances to begin today

By Mary Reines

November 9, 2012

To mark Veterans Day on Nov. 11, special traditions and memorials to honor soldiers, both living and deceased, will be featured on the University of Massachusetts campus starting Friday. “We have a strong veteran community here...

UMass student veterans find comfort in Veteran Services

By Steffi Porter

November 10, 2011

Lounging in the Veterans Services’ Drop-in Center on Wednesday afternoon were four University of Massachusetts student veterans, playing computer games, eating lunch and sharing conversation, taking advantage of one of the many resources made a...

Veterans Day makes its way to UM campus with ‘Warrior Breakfast,’ ‘Dance for Troops’

By Katie Landeck

November 11, 2010

Veterans Day was created after World War I as a celebration of world peace. However, when that peace proved to be fleeting, the holiday transformed into a day to honor and thank living veterans, and to remember those who died fighting for our country. At the University of Ma...

An act of opposition for vets and students

By Staff

November 11, 2010

On Wednesday night, the eve of Veterans’ Day, Amherst Town Meeting members voted 76- 32 to pass the “Bring Our War Dollars Home, Stop the Killing” resolution. This Act would resolve to make the town of Amherst one of...

Campus Perspectives: What does Veteran’s Day mean to you?

By Adrian Atwood

November 11, 2010

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