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A couple of Players, one in a condom costume. The Players ride around campus occasionally in the golf cart to give out condoms and spread the word about sexual health and NRPB. Image from their Facebook.

Not Ready for Bedtime Players to host: SEXpo

Their slogan, "Laugh, learn, explore sexual health resources, and have your voice heard" will be ever present at their SEXpo.
Abbie Gracie, Co-News Editor October 22, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 29th at 6:30 p.m., the Not Ready for Bedtime Players (NRBP) will be hosting a SEXpo in the Campus Center Auditorium.   NRBP is a comedy troop with a mission: make people laugh...

Five ethical crystal shops to keep your spiritually sustainable

Five ethical crystal shops to keep your spiritually sustainable

The corruption of crystal mining isn’t all love and light
Emilee Klein, Podcast Editor October 19, 2021
When I found out the truth behind crystal healing a year ago, I became dedicated to finding sustainable and ethical crystal shops, as well as building up the best practices to getting crystals.
UMass NAACP E-Board member Bamidele Osinubi speaking to the crowd, by Tristan Smith

UMass NAACP student activists march to the chancellors’ and deliver a list of demands

The UMass Amherst NAACP chapter held a march from the Student Union to the Whitmore Administration Building to make UMass leaders hear their demands, yet they still locked their doors even though they knew the march was going to occur.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager October 14, 2021
The UMass Amherst NAACP chapter held a march from the Student Union to the Whitmore Administration Building to make UMass leaders hear their demands, yet they still locked their doors even though they knew the march was going to occur.

“Products of our time, reflections of ourselves”: UMCA exhibit displays Nicole Eisenman’s prints

A mix of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, paper pulp prints and monotypes sits in the UMCA as artist Nicole Eisenman displays her norn-defying art to the public.
Maddie Fabian, Writer October 14, 2021

  AMHERST - The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) at UMass Amherst currently features art by the internationally renowned artist Nicole Eisenman. It is the first UMCA exhibit open to...

Tips for Building Confidence at the Gym

Tips for Building Confidence at the Gym

A beginner’s guide to starting a fitness routine
Lily O'neill, Contributor October 4, 2021
Confidence is built through venturing outside your comfort zone and facing your fears head on. It is a muscle that needs to be worked, just like any other muscle in the body, to maintain strength.
This week in pictures: Multiple protests occurred amidst sexual assault allegations against Theta Chi

This week in pictures: Multiple protests occurred amidst sexual assault allegations against Theta Chi

After a sexual assault allegation arose against the Theta Chi fraternity on the night of Sept. 18, students took to the streets and the administration buildings by storm in support of sexual assault victims and to disband Theta Chi.
Abbie Gracie, Campus News Editor October 2, 2021

Almost Healthy: Ballin on the Budget

Almost Healthy: Ballin’ on the Budget

Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh September 24, 2021
Sam and Emilee talk about their favorite ways to save money on food.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst Skyline from South Field/ Wikimedia Commons user Eraboin

An oral history of UMass’s only remote school year

A first-year student versus a senior's experience
Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor May 13, 2021
A first-year student versus a senior's experience.
The correlation between social isolation and social distancing

The correlation between social isolation and social distancing

How do they relate to each other?
Julia Indursky, Contributor May 5, 2021
How do they relate to each other?
(Toms photo gallery / Flickr)

“Massachusetts 2050: A Warming State” Temperature changes in Massachusetts will affect the distribution and population of different insect species

Here are two losers and four winners
Bella Damiecki, Contributor April 30, 2021
One aspect of climate change is that of native insect populations. In Massachusetts, two species that are facing a rapid decline are honey bees and monarch butterflies. However, there are several species that have seen increases in their populations such as southern pine beetles, deer ticks, cockroaches and mosquitoes.  
UMass community reacts to 2021 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony announcement

UMass community reacts to 2021 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony announcement

Commencement will feature four in-person ceremonies with two guests per graduate
Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor April 28, 2021
Commencement will feature four in-person ceremonies with two guests per graduate
(Marc A. Hermann / Flickr)

UMass students share what it’s like to get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Getting vaccinated at UMass? Here is what you'll experience
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer April 16, 2021
Getting vaccinated at UMass? Here is what you'll experience.
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