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UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

UMass denounces Resident Director’s email accused of advocating for inclusiveness towards Nazis

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

December 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

Students and alumni are feeling angry after a Residential Life employee asked a student to take down a sign denouncing Nazism.

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Looking back: Homecoming lived up to its name

Faith Cardoza and Xinyi Xu

December 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, Profiles, Relationships, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

“I had never been away from my daughter for this long...I wanted to hold on to her for as long as I could.”

Does hate really have no home at UMass?

Does hate really have no home at UMass?

Kathryn Fallah, Correspondent

December 13, 2018


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

A look back at a semester marked by a number of acts of hate, and a look forward to where we go from here.

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 1 and 2

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 1 and 2

Kacey Connolly, Chloe Lindahl, and Katherine Kelley

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Podcasts, Student Life

Tune in for their weekly "dog house" relationship advice segment.

Indian culture and identity: It’s not just about Bollywood

Indian culture and identity: It’s not just about Bollywood

Shannon Macalingay, Special projects writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under About, Campus, Features, Showcase, Student Life

“It becomes a part of you. It’s not something you do, it’s something that you are,” said Avanthi Dev, member of UMass Indian Classical Arts Society.

Meet the cast of “What of the Night” ahead of its campus debut this week

Meet the cast of “What of the Night” ahead of its campus debut this week

Tiffany Chasse, Contributor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Falling under the genre of drama, this show explores themes of “class, race, gender and violence in general,” and showcases 11 main characters throughout its course.

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer set to appear at UMass Tuesday

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer set to appear at UMass Tuesday

Kyle Moynihan and Matt Berg

November 27, 2018


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

A former member of the Trump Administration, Spicer will likely be welcomed to campus by a slew of protestors.

Assembling millennial activists: Three ways to start your own political revolution

Assembling millennial activists: Three ways to start your own political revolution

Darian Barlow, Contributor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Lifestyle, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

Whether you have been “woke” for years or are just now opening your eyes to the big and scary world, you can follow these universal steps to take our country's future into our own hands.

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Isabel Fowler and Brian Choquet

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Relationships, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

Stop watching Netflix and try out these hidden gems for your next UMass date.

Get to know the Doo Wop Shop ahead of their Halloweekend concert

Get to know the Doo Wop Shop ahead of their Halloweekend concert

Jenna Berkowitz, Contributor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life

“There’s an unspoken bond between people who like to make mouth noises,” said jazz major Eric Weloth. Catch the Doo Wop Shop this Friday at 7 p.m. in Hasbrouck.

UMass entrepreneurs to compete in annual Innovation Challenge

UMass entrepreneurs to compete in annual Innovation Challenge

Elizabeth Donoghue, Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

Got a business idea? Pitch it during Isenberg's annual entrepreneurship competition.

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