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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.

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer set to appear at UMass Tuesday

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer set to appear at UMass Tuesday

Kyle Moynihan and Matt Berg

November 27, 2018


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

A former member of the Trump Administration, Spicer will likely be welcomed to campus by a slew of protestors.

Nursing students, local nurses divided on ballot Question 1

Nursing students, local nurses divided on ballot Question 1

Abigail DesVergnes, Writer

November 2, 2018


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

“It comes down to the question: ‘What are your priorities?’”

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Isabel Fowler and Brian Choquet

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Relationships, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

Stop watching Netflix and try out these hidden gems for your next UMass date.

“Snowflakes, or Rare White People” addresses pressing topics from a unique perspective

“Snowflakes, or Rare White People” addresses pressing topics from a unique perspective

Tiffany Chasse, Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

In light of recent racist incidents on our very campus, the message of “Snowflakes, or Rare White People” becomes even more relevant than before.

UMass entrepreneurs to compete in annual Innovation Challenge

UMass entrepreneurs to compete in annual Innovation Challenge

Elizabeth Donoghue, Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

Got a business idea? Pitch it during Isenberg's annual entrepreneurship competition.

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