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A “Wild Thing” is happening at UMass Theater

A “Wild Thing” is happening at UMass Theater

Julia Donohue, Contributor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

On Feb. 14, the UMass Theater Department will premiere the first English translation of “La Serrana de la Vera” by Luis Vélez de Guevara.

Student organizations readjust after Student Union closing

Student organizations readjust after Student Union closing

Carina DiBella, Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

With the Student Union now closed, a new round of student organizations make the transition to other spaces on campus.

New publication, The Rebirth Project, gives a platform to students of color

New publication, The Rebirth Project, gives a platform to students of color

Kyle Moynihan, Contributor

February 9, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase, Student Life

The Rebirth Project picks up where its inspiration, The Drum, left off over 30 years ago– putting students of color's voices in the spotlight.

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 36

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 36

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

February 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Podcasts, Showcase, Sports

The boys are joined by Chris Iacobucci to talk all the latest trades and the trade that never was.

Anthony Jung: Keeping UMass Dining No. 1

Anthony Jung: Keeping UMass Dining No. 1

Dan Smith, Special projects contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Profiles, Showcase, Uncategorized

Find out what running the nation's top dining program is like.

The Top Five Commercials of Super Bowl LIII

The Top Five Commercials of Super Bowl LIII

Meghan Carney, Contributor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Sports, TV/Movies

On Sunday we arrived at the one day per year where commercials are (arguably) less of a nuisance.

In pictures: 3,000 UMass students celebrate New England’s sixth Super Bowl win

In pictures: 3,000 UMass students celebrate New England’s sixth Super Bowl win

Patrick Kline, Photo Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Showcase

Students and fans of both teams gathered in the Southwest residential area for the second time in under four months.

In pictures: Single-use cups at UMass

In pictures: Single-use cups at UMass

Elizabeth Donoghue, Assistant Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

UMass went through over one million single-use cups last year. Where do they all go?

Is this the end of Rob Gronkowski?

Is this the end of Rob Gronkowski?

Matthew DiPesa, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

New England’s fans must appreciate the greatness of Rob Gronkowski before it’s too late.

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