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UMass employees showcase their artwork at Building Bridges gallery

UMass employees showcase their artwork at Building Bridges gallery

Olivia Amato, Contributor

September 28, 2018


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

The mixed-media showcase is bringing together people who would usually not interact in everyday life.

What it’s like to live in one of the converted common rooms at UMass

What it’s like to live in one of the converted common rooms at UMass

Abigail DesVergnes, Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Student Life

To accommodate the Class of 2022, the university assigned students to common rooms converted into quads.

Student profile: Tom Leary, professional videographer and entrepreneur

Student profile: Tom Leary, professional videographer and entrepreneur

Liam O'Connor, Entertainment Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

"With every project, I want to create a look and feel that is unique to the artist I’m working with."

In photos: XTCA Art Parade brings life to streets of Amherst

In photos: XTCA Art Parade brings life to streets of Amherst

Maria Manning and Brian Choquet

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

Performers and marchers in the first-ever Cross Town Contemporary Art Parade brought the arts to life as they cheered and danced down North Pleasant Street on Sept. 22.

Tailgate photos: New rules, same UMass

Tailgate photos: New rules, same UMass

Justin Risley, Staff Photographer

September 23, 2018


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

Staff photographer, Justin Risley, checked out the first tailgate of the semester to see how UMass students are handling the new tailgating policies.

UMass fraternity charged with hazing and liquor violations

UMass fraternity charged with hazing and liquor violations

Nicole DeFeudis, Co-Editor in Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

A University of Massachusetts fraternity that was suspended by the university last fall now faces charges of violating hazing and liquor laws.

What you need to know about the changes to the UMass tailgating policy

What you need to know about the changes to the UMass tailgating policy

Matthew DiPesa, Contributor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The tailgates before football games at UMass Amherst are arguably as popular as the games themselves. Those tailgates will look a bit different this year.

Gucci Mane, Smokepurpp, Carnage and more to play on campus in November

Gucci Mane, Smokepurpp, Carnage and more to play on campus in November

Liv Charbonneau, Contributor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The event is open to the public, but UMass students can probably dodge the $10 parking fee considering that the venue is a stone’s throw away from the Rec Center.

UMass updates: 5 things you missed over the summer

UMass updates: 5 things you missed over the summer

Henry Brechter and Liam O'Connor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

As UMass kicks into gear for the fall semester, it's important to know what you might have missed over the summer.

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