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The Everlasting Impact of “The Butt Fumble”

The Everlasting Impact of “The Butt Fumble”

On November 22, 2012, the course of NFL history would change forever and Patriots fans could not be anymore thankful.
Taylor Lee, Sports Editor November 25, 2021
It’s hard to believe, but once upon a time the Jets could give the New England Patriots a headache every now and then behind their stout defense and all-time cornerback Darrelle Revis.
How We Doin: Pretenders are Contenders

How We Doin’: Pretenders are Contenders

Eric Lee November 19, 2021
Look back before Thursday night football at the Patriot's win against the Browns.
The best hidden study spots found on UMass campus

The best hidden study spots found on UMass campus

Can't get work done in your room? No worries, here are some of the best study spaces to explore on campus!
Aliana Liz Tavares, Writer November 17, 2021
Finals season arrives in just a few weeks--if you need a quiet place to study, but can’t do so in your room, here are some of the best places to be productive on campus.
Former Coach Walt Bell with members of the UMass Football team courtesy of Massachusetts Athletics on Flickr

UMass football head coach fired

Walt Bell has been fired following his 35-22 Saturday loss against URI.
Shanti Furtado, Contributor November 16, 2021
Walt Bell has been fired following his 35-22 Saturday loss against URI.
How to master your “college experience”

How to master your “college experience”

A guide for Umass Amherst students on creating a fulfilling college career
Lily O'neill, Writer November 15, 2021

The “college experience,” a phrase that we are all too familiar with, usually pertains to having a vibrant social life, while often dismissing the less glamorous side of college. The feeling of wasting...

Poetry Jam guests attentively watching a performer by Tristan Smith

UMass Amherst BSU presents the 2021 Poetry Jam: A night of kinship, laughs and soul

The UMass Amherst Black Student Union hosted a successful Poetry Jam full of all kinds of talent.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager November 14, 2021
The UMass Amherst Black Student Union hosted a successful Poetry Jam full of all kinds of talent.
The Brookdale Cushing Park senior living center courtesy of Executive Director, Phil Potts.

How Cushing Park is dealing with COVID-19 while housing the most vulnerable group

Brookdale Cushing Park is a senior living center that was hit hard by the pandemic, yet the way they handled it was extraordinary.
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer November 14, 2021
Brookdale Cushing Park is a senior living center that was hit hard by the pandemic, yet the way they handled it was extraordinary.
Lobster dinner by Benson Kua on Wikimedia Commons

Where does the UMass Halloween lobster dinner really come from?

It's been a tradition for years now, to the point where you can never find a seat at the dining halls on Halloween, but the mystery remains intact...until now.
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer November 11, 2021
No, it is fortunately not courtesy of UMass alumna, Bill Cosby.
Photo cred: Bleacher Report on Twitter

Op-Ed: Derrick Henry is yet another example of the system failing running backs

Running back contracts in the NFL are feeling riskier than ever and even the top players at the position don’t get long-term security.
Taylor Lee, Sports Editor November 9, 2021
This doesn’t include the variety of B-tier running backs across the league who teams can sign at great value and get modest production out of. Until rookie contracts are shortened for running backs, they will continue to get stiffed on big contracts and only be able to get one huge deal, if any, during their short career.
Dylan Landman raises his hands to signal his teams completion. Photo by Tristan Smith

UMass Terrible Design Contest: Students create the worst designs imaginable

This terrible design contest invited people of all artistic capabilities to create the worst and most useless designs they could.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager November 8, 2021
This terrible design contest invited people of all artistic capabilities to create the worst and most useless designs they could.
UMass announces creation of Title IX Student Advisory Task Force

UMass announces creation of Title IX Student Advisory Task Force

The student task force will serve as a liaison between students and administration.
Maddie Fabian, Writer November 7, 2021

AMHERST - UMass Amherst announced the establishment of a Title IX Student Advisory Task Force as part of an ongoing effort to address sexual misconduct on campus.   In an email sent to students...

How We Doin : Pilot

How We Doin’ : Pilot

Eric Lee, Contributer November 5, 2021
The Patriots had a great game this past week, but the Celtics, well, Eric Lee will fill you in.
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