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A sign that reads, A university that is more willing to punish students for plagiarism than sexual assault, at Sunday Nights protest.
Sunday's Theta Chi Protest
Libby Mcmanus and Nicole Biagioni

Amherst Wire's Libby McManus covered to Sunday's protest at the Theta Chi Fraternity. The protest originated at the Chancellor's home and made it's way down to the fraternity. The protest lasted for several hours and until...

Sexual assault on campus: The numbers
Celina Rivernider

AMHERST, Mass. — One in five women in college experience sexual assault, according to the U.S. Office on Women's Health. For a university with a high student population, such as UMass Amherst, the total number of women...

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Five clubs you may not have heard about
Five clubs you may not have heard about
Taylor Lee, Sports Editor
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Graphic by Brianna Silva
Looking Back: Getting the vaccine, figure skating, mourning a loss and marriage in the time of Covid-19
Kate Katz, Shyamaa Khan, Samantha Simons and Chelsea Staub , Contributors
Editor's note: The following stories are the second part of Looking Back, a two-part series of first-person blog posts looking back at life the past year. The series is produced by Professor Steve Fox's Journalism 300 course in the Journalism Department at UMass Amherst.
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UMass Amherst to pursue investigation into sexual assault allegation
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager

After two days of protests and demonstrations led by University of Massachusetts-Amherst students in response to a sexual assault allegation made against the Theta Chi fraternity, university officials have confirmed that...

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Promotional image for Lalisa. Cred. YG Entertainment.
BLACKPINK’s Lisa releases solo debut
Isabel Guilmette, Managing Editor

“Lalisa,” the debut single album of BLACKPINK member Lalisa Manoban, more commonly known by her stage name Lisa, released midnight on Sept. 10, along with the music video for it’s title track.   This release...

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NFL Opening Night: A rematch that comes with an entirely new context
Taylor Lee, Editor

  Jameis Winston was taken with the first overall pick in 2015. He was promptly voted to the 2016 Pro Bowl as an alternate and a season statline of 4,042 passing yards, 22 touchdown passes and 15 interceptions. It...

Khris Middleton holds the Larry OBrien trophy. (Credit to the Bucks Twitter)
Don't forget about Khris Middleton
Taylor Lee, Editor

There have been some fantastic pieces written about Giannis Antetokounmpo. It’s well deserved and watching him win the finals and see the waterworks begin was emotional and cathartic as someone who isn’t even directly...

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