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“Who lit the match?”

“Who lit the match?”

Xenia Arinez, Contributor

November 18, 2019

The politics behind one of Bolivia's most devastating wildfires

Overheard at UMass: Controversy looms in the popular Facebook group

Overheard at UMass: Controversy looms in the popular Facebook group

Abigail Gracie, Writer

November 11, 2019

Overheard on Facebook - some juicy drama.

Working out with CHAARG: UMass’ female-only fitness group

Working out with CHAARG: UMass’ female-only fitness group

Abigail Gracie, Writer

October 2, 2019

The gym can be intimidating for a woman. CHAARG helps with that.

Goodboyoncampus: UMass’ newest and cutest mascot

Goodboyoncampus: UMass’ newest and cutest mascot

Bella Damiecki, Contributor

September 30, 2019

Move over Subbaswamy! A new campus mascot is in town.

Why does UMass love Coke? Students question pouring rights at flagship campus

Why does UMass love Coke? Students question pouring rights at flagship campus

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

May 12, 2019

Although it's unknown to a majority of students, a select few are starting to fight against Coca Cola's ties to UMass.

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

Shannon Macalingay, Lifestyle Editor

May 7, 2019

From watching his high school teacher use an iron e-press to print a sticker on a shirt, to watching How-To videos on YouTube, Pham first printed shirts for the sports teams in North Quincy High School.

UMass vs. Goliath: How can universities keep marginalized students in STEM?

UMass vs. Goliath: How can universities keep marginalized students in STEM?

Brie Bristol and Julia Donohue

May 2, 2019

“I feel like people try to think science has nothing to do with society or doesn’t intertwine with things like sexism or racism but it does,” sophomore biochemistry and neuroscience major Juliana Babu said.

Be There or Be Square: Cowls family makes huge strides with North Square project

Be There or Be Square: Cowls family makes huge strides with North Square project
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Shae Feather, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019

North Square will open this summer with shops, restaurants and affordable housing options.

Diversifying hackathons: UMass students put a spin on the popular tech event

Diversifying hackathons: UMass students put a spin on the popular tech event

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

April 10, 2019

UMass students are taking the "hack" out of "hackathon" and creating unique events for western Massachusetts.

UMass NAACP becomes only active college chapter in New England, still seeks RSO status

UMass NAACP becomes only active college chapter in New England, still seeks RSO status

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

March 22, 2019

For UMass NAACP president Ivis Batista, feeling like an "other" on campus is common. It's not until she is around her fellow NAACP members that she feels not only safer, but able to be herself.

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