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Is UMass’s Marty Meehan Boston’s New King of Clubs?

It’s Thursday night at the University of Massachusetts Club, and I’m drinking a glass of Cloudy Bay sauvignon blanc by the elevator when I spot […]

City Life

It’s Time for College Athletes to Start Getting Paid

These days, it seems like anyone with a significant social media following can score a brand endorsement, regardless of talent or experience. So it’s hard […]

Arts & Entertainment

18 Ways to Get the Most out of College Town USA

Extracurriculars for All You don’t need a student ID to take advantage of these campus amenities. By Angela Athena Mats Planetarium Framingham State University On […]

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Education

UMass Boston Has a Serious Dorm Problem on Its Hands

The first-ever dorms on the campus of UMass Boston are not off to a great start. Under scrutiny, university officials are apologizing to students for […]

City Life

Someone Called the Police on a Black UMass Amherst Employee for No Reason

In what he believes is yet another case of unnecessary calls to police to racial profiling, a longtime UMass Amherst employee says he was confronted […]

Education

UMass Tuition Is Going Up Again in 2018

Students at UMass will have to dig a little deeper for the 2018-2019 school year after the university system decided once again to raise tuition. Board members […]

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Education

Gov. Charlie Baker Joins Critics of Mount Ida following Acquisition Announcement

It’s been a rough few days for Mount Ida College. On Friday, UMass Amherst announced it would acquire the Newton-based liberal-arts school, which had been […]

City Life

UMass Amherst Rioted after the Super Bowl, Again

Win or lose, you can always count on things getting interesting at UMass Amherst after the Super Bowl, and the Patriots’ heartbreaker last night was […]

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Education

Massachusetts Higher Education Leaders Condemn Republican Tax Bill

As the proposed federal tax overhaul makes its way through the Senate, many Massachusetts higher education leaders are united in their view that the Republican […]

City Life

UMass Keeps Watch over Boston Harbor with Robots and Drones

It really wasn’t all that long ago that the Harbor was an infamously gross mess. Years of neglect had turned it into the “dirtiest harbor […]

City Life

UMass Boston Wants to Build a New Harvard Square

What do you do if you’ve got a big plot of land in a pretty prime location of a booming city? If you’re UMass Boston, […]

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Princeton Review: UMass Amherst Dining is the Best—Again

UMass Amherst might as well be a five-star restaurant; its food has been ranked first in the country, again. The Princeton Review released its 2018 […]

City Life

Worcester Is Fighting School Absenteeism with Washing Machines

School districts across the Commonwealth have been trying all sorts of new approaches to curbing chronic absenteeism among students. Last fall, Boston Public School enlisted […]

City Life

How Much Money Does It Take to Buy Votes in Congress?

The corruptive power of money in politics came to the forefront during the 2016 presidential election. But what exactly is the going rate for votes […]

City Life

Elizabeth Warren to Speak at UMass Amherst Graduation

Elizabeth Warren will be giving a speech at UMass Amherst’s 2017 graduation ceremonies, the school just announced. “We are inspired by her staunch advocacy for equitable […]