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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

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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

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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.

The Revival of Vinyl

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Faith Cardoza, Writer

March 13, 2020

Vinyl records have been making a surprising comeback in the 21st century, capturing the interest of young people looking to expand their musical experience.

TransAtlantic Soccer Podcast: Major Discussion Topics

TransAtlantic Soccer Podcast: Major Discussion Topics

Alejandro Winsor and Jacob Robson

March 13, 2020

Jacob Robson and Alejandro Winsor discuss the biggest questions and topics that surround the world of soccer right now.

The EIC Podcast: MASSPIRG’s push for 100 percent renewable energy

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Jonathan Kermah

March 12, 2020

Jonathan Kermah sits down with Kaitlyn Mitchell representing the MASSPIRG UMass chapter to discuss their mission of renewable energy across the United States.

Men’s Lacrosse Highlights: UMass survives scare against LIU

Men's Lacrosse Highlights: UMass survives scare against LIU

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

March 11, 2020

The Minutemen pulled away from the Sharks behind a 6-1 fourth quarter.

“The Water Station”, creating your own story

Caroline Berteletti, Contributor

March 11, 2020

He offers an opening for interpretation, “the audience creates their own meaning, because once you see the sculptures and actors on stage, you will start making meaning, and I think that’s the idea of the playwright.” 

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning

Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2020

Amherst College suspends classes and moves to remote learning for the semester.

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