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An Out of Body Experience

An Out of Body Experience

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Profiles, Showcase

"They come in the gallery and they will understand, they will feel something about it."

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 3/24 – 3/31

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 3/24 – 3/31

Jacob Robson, Sports columnist

March 31, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

NFL players and coaches continue to move, the NBA playoffs approach and the Red Sox collapse on opening day.

The Divided World of the UMass Student Government Association

The Divided World of the UMass Student Government Association

Katherine Scott, Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Government Associations has become the center of criticism over the past few months as the organization seemingly falls apart from within. As the student body at large pokes fun at the “dramatic” world of student politics though, the members within the organization are facing the real consequences of polarizing politics.

Plant Power: legendary nutritionist lectures at UMass

Plant Power: legendary nutritionist lectures at UMass

Matt Berg, Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

The famous nutritionist shared his insight to a large crowd on Wednesday, advocating for a whole food, plant-based diet.

WireTV: Minutemen hockey looks to bounce back

WireTV: Minutemen hockey looks to bounce back

Chase Purrington, Amherst Wire TV

March 27, 2019


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

After a stunning loss to Boston College in last Friday's Hockey East semifinal, UMass men's hockey is preparing for redemption in this weekend's Northeast Regional.

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 3/16 – 3/23

Robson’s weekly pro sports roundup: 3/16 – 3/23

Jacob Robson, Sports columnist

March 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

March Madness doesn't only apply to the NCAA Tournament season.

UMass NAACP becomes only active college chapter in New England, still seeks RSO status

UMass NAACP becomes only active college chapter in New England, still seeks RSO status

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Features, Showcase, Student Life

For UMass NAACP president Ivis Batista, feeling like an "other" on campus is common. It's not until she is around her fellow NAACP members that she feels not only safer, but able to be herself.

Amherst Wire TV: Cale Makar leads the Minutemen to the top

Amherst Wire TV: Cale Makar leads the Minutemen to the top

Chase Purrington, Amherst Wire TV

March 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

Makar has been key to the Minutemen's success in his final season at UMass.

The champs’ checkbook: a guide to Patriots’ free agency

The champs’ checkbook: a guide to Patriots’ free agency

Eric Cimino, Contributor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

Sports writer Eric Cimino's take on how the Super Bowl champions will approach free agency.

Top Five UMass Study Spots

Top Five UMass Study Spots

Zach Boisvert, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase

Cozy up and get ready for midterms at these five prime study locations on campus.

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