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Divest UMass campaigns for change

Divest UMass campaigns for change

October 21, 2013


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs

By Eric Bosco Dozens of students looked on as the UMass Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign draped a giant orange message over the university parking garage the afternoon of Thursday, October 17. The message asked University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret to “Divest From Fossil Fuels, Reinvest...

A war on molly: UMass students react to the cancellation of EDM shows

A war on molly: UMass students react to the cancellation of EDM shows

October 21, 2013


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs

By Brian Bevilacqua When reports of young adults dying at electronic dance music (EDM) concerts began to surface along the east coast in September, a narcotic known as “molly” began receiving headlines in national newspapers, revealing a lack of knowledge around the drug and sparking a wave of concert cancellations. As the number of deaths approached nearly a dozen, shows were subsequ...

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