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COVID-19 Update(s): What we know right now

COVID-19 Update(s): What we know right now

Joanna Buoniconti, Brianna Silva, and Talia Heisey

April 9, 2020

In-person classes have been suspended for the remainder of the semester. We'll provide daily updates from Whitmore and beyond.

Men’s Basketball: UMass continues to fill their roster for the next season

Men’s Basketball: UMass continues to fill their roster for the next season

Liam Shea, Editor

April 8, 2020

On March 18th the Minutemen officially added Wichita State Guard, Noah Fernandes amongst other players to their growing roster.

The Science of Craft: A class like no other

The Science of Craft: A class like no other

Nicole Biagioni, Writer

April 8, 2020

The Science of Craft is not your typical gen-ed class, with students becoming blacksmiths glassblowers.

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

Men’s Basketball: UMass loses another starter

Men’s Basketball: UMass loses another starter

Liam Shea, Editor

March 31, 2020

UMass Forward Samba Diallo has officially announced his intentions to leave the team and enter the transfer portal. This decision came on Monday, March 30th via a statement on Twitter to the surprise of many UMass fans.

UMass Basketball loses two, gains one in transfers

UMass Basketball loses two, gains one in transfers

Liam Shea, Editor

March 27, 2020

The UMass Basketball season ended abruptly, with the A10 tournament being canceled due to COVID-19 concerns just minutes before the No. 8 Minutemen were set to tip-off against the No. 9 VCU Rams. In the weeks following the short-lived tournament, two UMass players have announced their intentions to transfer.

UMass student turned K-Pop icon

UMass student turned K-Pop icon

Nasya Blackshear, Writer

March 24, 2020

Taylor averages out at 40,000 views for every one-minute video she posts.

Making the most of remote learning: How to Zoom

Making the most of remote learning: How to Zoom

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

March 19, 2020

Many UMass faculty members are moving at least part of their classes to Zoom, a video-conferencing platform that lets everyone connect in real-time.

COVID-19 Updates: Residential Life shares plans for housing

COVID-19 Updates: Residential Life shares plans for housing

Brianna Silva, Managing Editor

March 16, 2020

While campus remains off-limits for most, UMass has devised a strategy to provide housing for the students who need it most.

COVID-19 Updates: Massachusetts implements new precautions

COVID-19 Updates: Massachusetts implements new precautions

Brianna Silva, Managing Editor

March 15, 2020

Amid the rapid growth of the COVID-19 virus, Massachusetts is moving to stop "community spread" through large events and gatherings.

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 13, 2020

With the coronavirus spreading at an alarming rate, universities across the U.S. are moving to remote learning. On March 11, UMass Amherst announced that students must remain off-campus for two weeks after spring break. UMass students share their thoughts on how the transition will affect their learning and spread of the virus.

UMass Athletics suspended over fears of COVID-19

UMass Athletics suspended over fears of COVID-19

Rachel Bevelaqua, Reporter

March 13, 2020

In an email, to students, Wednesday, the University of Massachusetts has announced the indefinite suspension of on-campus learning due to growing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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