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Top 5: Financial tips international college students should know

Top 5: Financial tips international college students should know

Sylvie Fan, Contributor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

If you are an international student that suffers from money management, here are some useful tips to make saving money less painful.

Jake Tapper to speak at 2018 UMass Amherst commencement

Jake Tapper to speak at 2018 UMass Amherst commencement

Michael Connors, Assistant Campus News Editor

March 22, 2018


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

The University of Massachusetts Amherst announced the pick on Thursday.

Khalid, Lil Yachty to perform at UMass Spring Concert

Khalid, Lil Yachty to perform at UMass Spring Concert

Elissa Borden, Campus News Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, March 20 at 10 a.m.

Theatre Guild brings “Heathers: The Musical” to UMass

Theatre Guild brings “Heathers: The Musical” to UMass

Kathryn Fallah, Contributor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Features, Music, Showcase

This production touches upon some "really dark stuff" — such as mental illness, date rape, school bombings, abusive relationships and murder — but in a comical way.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 1

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 1

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

March 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Podcasts, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Tune in for some hot takes on the latest singles, projects and stories in hip-hop, as well as big performances and trending topics of the week in basketball.

The opioid epidemic: UMass faculty and students strive to educate the community

The opioid epidemic: UMass faculty and students strive to educate the community

Julie Harrington, Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

Students and faculty at UMass work together to educate the public about the realities of the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation.

UMass Design Building on track for LEED certification

UMass Design Building on track for LEED certification

Geoff Warren, Contributor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

UMass' Design Building — a $52 million, 87,500 square-foot structure — is made almost entirely of wood, features unique sustainability features, and produces half the carbon emissions for a building its size. “It’s the most technologically advanced mass timber building that we have in the United States right now,” says Tom Chung, lead project manager.

The beauty in fabric: Headwrapping tutorials celebrating Black History Month hosted by UMass SoCA, iMOSÉ, AACE

The beauty in fabric: Headwrapping tutorials celebrating Black History Month hosted by UMass SoCA, iMOSÉ, AACE

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

February 13, 2018


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

“We really wanted to kick [Black History Month] off with something that was central to the black community but could also fit in line with our mission, which is to spread the influence of the Caribbean,” said SoCA President and UMass junior Cassandra Georges.

Getting involved: How to run for election with the UMass SGA

Getting involved: How to run for election with the UMass SGA

Elissa Borden, Campus News Editor

February 6, 2018


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

Thinking about running in the Student Government Association election this semester? Here's a guide on how to get started.

The importance of language and value: Panel speaks following the screening of “Talking Black in America”

The importance of language and value: Panel speaks following the screening of “Talking Black in America”

Caeli Chesin, Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Uncategorized

“There’s so many ways of communication. It’s about power and systematic oppression,” said Carlos McBride, an audience member at the screening of "Talking Black in America."

Riots and regulations: Super Bowl LII calls for stricter regulations on campus

Riots and regulations: Super Bowl LII calls for stricter regulations on campus

Courtney Murtagh and Danielle Lipiec

February 3, 2018


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

Despite stricter regulations and a lack of poles to ascend, students and faculty are certain that UMass residents will enjoy watching and hopefully winning the big game.

Four years, three Super Bowls

Four years, three Super Bowls

Jill Webb, Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Class of 2018 has felt a mix of joy and pain during the New England Patriots domination of the Super Bowl throughout their time at school.

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