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Hold the door!

Hold the door!

Daniel Maldonado, Contributor

February 16, 2016

Maldonado talks to an etiquette expert on how to properly hold doors in his podcast.

Amherst tax hike to cost residents hundreds more in fiscal 2016

Amherst tax hike to cost residents hundreds more in fiscal 2016

Sïonan Barrett, Contributor

December 21, 2015

"A community runs every year the same way as a business, and expenses go up every year."

Frohnapfel discusses experiences as UMass quarterback and future plans

Frohnapfel discusses experiences as UMass quarterback and future plans

Kaitlin Boyer, Writer

December 11, 2015

"Sometimes I am thinking, ‘This is pretty tough,’ but, I know it’s all worth it.”

Students volunteer at the Freedom Cafe to help victims of human trafficking

Students volunteer at the Freedom Cafe to help victims of human trafficking

Sïonan Barrett, Contributor

December 10, 2015

General Manager Dan Johnson said educating the community is a primary goal of the café.

Wise Wire: The third roommate problem

Wise Wire: The third roommate problem

Brilee Weaver and Stephanie Ramirez

December 9, 2015

Our new web series, Wise Wire, kicks off with "The Third Roommate Problem."

CERC rallies for Survivor’s Bill of Rights

CERC rallies for Survivor’s Bill of Rights

Beatrice Genco, Writer

December 7, 2015

Members of the Coalition to End Rape Culture (CERC) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst rallied alongside sexual assault survivors on Friday, Dec. 4 and demanded the immediate institution of a Survivor’s Bill of Rights at the university.

Herrell’s Ice Cream: Home of the “smoosh-ins”

Herrell’s Ice Cream: Home of the “smoosh-ins”

Katie Bowler, Campus Editor

December 2, 2015

Since Steve Herrell first founded the flagship store in Northampton, Mass. in 1980, there has always been a crowd of people waiting to taste the shop’s handmade ice cream. The store is known for its award-winning hot fudge, unique flavors, and “smoosh-ins,” chunks of cookies and candies mixed in.

Jovan Santos-Knox reflects on UMass football career

Jovan Santos-Knox reflects on UMass football career

Kaitlyn Boyer, Writer

November 27, 2015

Linebacker Jovan Santos-Knox took the field in his uniform for the last time on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. He has played a key role on the team for all four years.

UMass Football remains positive despite another loss

UMass Football remains positive despite another loss

Kaitlin Boyer, Writer

November 13, 2015

It's been a tough season for University of Massachusetts Amherst football, and things don't seem to be getting any better.

UMass Boys to Men, Episode 1

UMass Boys to Men, Episode 1

November 11, 2015

Alex and Ran move back into their dorm in Southwest and greet each other with hostility. The two also find that they have a new, mysterious neighbor who has been causing problems with other residents.

Hundreds come to rally for Bernie Sanders at UMass

Hundreds come to rally for Bernie Sanders at UMass

Hae Young Yoo, Editor in Chief

October 28, 2015

Students listened and cheered for Sanders' stances on income inequality, student debt, raising the minimum wage, climate change, funding Planned Parenthood, women's issues and corruption in politics.

Is [email protected] measuring up?

Is Amazon@UMass measuring up?

Patrick MacCormack and Kevin Kim

September 30, 2015

How is UMass's new Amazon store faring with students?

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