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UMass men’s hockey secures 5-2 win over Sacred Heart

UMass men's hockey secures 5-2 win over Sacred Heart

Allie Furlo, Contributor

October 19, 2015

The University of Massachusetts Amherst men's hockey team was victorious in a 5-2 win over the Sacred Heart University Pioneers this past Friday, Oct. 16.

Homecoming at UMass

Homecoming at UMass

Hae Young Yoo, Katie Bowler, and Kristen Richard

October 19, 2015

Check out the photo slideshow of Homecoming 2015 at UMass Amherst.

Trump’s honesty is honestly troubling

(Michael Vadon/Flickr)

Léa Aliberti, Contributor

October 14, 2015

Trump, the self-made billionaire and American celebrity, is everything but presidential.

The Stigma Tree sends messages of hope

The Stigma Tree sends messages of hope

Beatrice Genco, Writer

October 12, 2015

Active Minds hosted their fourth annual Stigma Tree to highlight the important of being open about mental health.

ESPN’s Kate Fagan visits UMass

ESPN's Kate Fagan visits UMass

Allie Furlo, Contributor

October 2, 2015

Columnist and feature writer Fagan visited the Ziff Gallery on Thursday, Oct. 1 and talked about her experiences as a sports journalist.

Friends of Howard Ziff Reunion

Photo courtesy of umass.edu

Katie Bowler, Campus Editor

September 28, 2015

On Sunday, Sept. 26, the UMass Journalism Department hosted a reunion to honor the man who shaped the department.

Director of “Gasland” Josh Fox on Big Oil, Grassroots Organizing, and Yoko Ono

Josh Fox plays the banjo in a scene from Gasland

Sarah Robertson, Contributor

May 1, 2015

Filmmaker Josh Fox sat down to talk to Sarah Robertson about his films and activism.

Coverage of Baltimore riots capitalizes on violence, not context

(Vbadikov/Flickr)

Nia Decaille, Writer

April 29, 2015

Check out Nia Decaille's storify on recent media coverage of the Baltimore riots.

Northampton commemorates 100 years since Armenian Genocide

Northampton commemorates 100 years since Armenian Genocide

Julie Shamgochian, Writer

April 27, 2015

April 24, 2015, also known as Martyrs’ Day, marks the centennial of the mass killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire.

Protesters question mission of Autism Speaks

Protesters question mission of Autism Speaks

Paul Bagnall, Writer

April 20, 2015

Autism Speaks held its seventh annual awareness fundraiser and 5K run on April 12 at Kendrick Park. The outreach effort was a success for the non-profit organization, raising nearly $31,000 for autism research. But for a group of local autistic protesters, the event marked a second year speaking out against the Autism Speaks mission.

Black students stage lie-in against racism and police brutality

Black students stage lie-in against racism and police brutality

Hae Young Yoo, Editor in Chief

April 15, 2015

The group of black students started in the Student Union and marched its way through the Campus Center, a member leading the group in a chant with a megaphone.

Dr. Kumanyika: Working to develop diverse voices in radio

Dr. Kumanyika: Working to develop diverse voices in radio

Katie Bowler, Campus Editor

April 10, 2015

The hip hop artist first noticed the "whiteness" of public radio last summer while attending the Transom Traveling Workshop in Catalina. There, he worked on his first public radio piece, something that he was very proud of. But there was just one problem: every time he read over the script, he was reciting the words in a voice that was not his own.

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