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Professor of the month: Danielle Samuels

Professor of the month: Danielle Samuels

Olivia Amato-Hansen, Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Profiles, Showcase, Voices

Professor Danielle Samuels has wanted to be a psychologist since she was a kid.

Culture shock: Moving from Austin to Amherst as a transgender woman

Culture shock: Moving from Austin to Amherst as a transgender woman

Carina Dibella, Contributor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life

“I’ve learned that people up here are just as bigoted as people down south...The only difference is that they’re more reserved about it.”

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

December 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

Students and alumni are feeling angry after a Residential Life employee asked a student to take down a sign denouncing Nazism.

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Faith Cardoza and Xinyi Xu

December 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Relationships, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

“I had never been away from my daughter for this long...I wanted to hold on to her for as long as I could.”

Does hate really have no home at UMass?

Does hate really have no home at UMass?

Kathryn Fallah, Correspondent

December 13, 2018


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

A look back at a semester marked by a number of acts of hate, and a look forward to where we go from here.

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 1 and 2

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 1 and 2

Kacey Connolly, Chloe Lindahl, and Katherine Kelley

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Podcasts, Student Life

Tune in for their weekly "dog house" relationship advice segment.

Indian culture and identity: It’s not just about Bollywood

Indian culture and identity: It’s not just about Bollywood

Shannon Macalingay, Special projects writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under About, Campus, Features, Showcase, Student Life

“It becomes a part of you. It’s not something you do, it’s something that you are,” said Avanthi Dev, member of UMass Indian Classical Arts Society.

Creating a safe haven in the stacks

Creating a safe haven in the stacks

Nicole DeFeudis, Co-Editor in Chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Students can peruse over 100,000 pieces of Du Bois’s work on the 25th floor, or relax, study and discuss in the center’s lounge on the 22nd floor.

Protesters drown out Sean Spicer at UMass

Protesters drown out Sean Spicer at UMass

Matt Berg, Matthew DiPesa, and Kyle Moynihan

November 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase

Spicer discussed his career leading up to the White House and his new book before protests erupted.

Meet the cast of “What of the Night” ahead of its campus debut this week

Meet the cast of “What of the Night” ahead of its campus debut this week

Tiffany Chasse, Contributor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Falling under the genre of drama, this show explores themes of “class, race, gender and violence in general,” and showcases 11 main characters throughout its course.

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