Arts & Entertainment

A Cappella Groups to Sing Off for Collegiate Championship

Last year, Berklee’s a cappella team Pitch Slapped won the ICCA championship. In case you weren’t aware, Boston is aca-awesome—so much so that last year, […]


Fair Game: Derrick Gordon Gets Ready for Another Season with UMass

The first openly gay Division I basketball player gears up for another season at UMass.


UMass Medical School to Provide Care to a New York Prison

Up until the contract expired in July 2013, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School provided medical care to 17 state-run prisons in Massachusetts, serving the health needs […]


Massachusetts Schools on List of Places Being Investigated for Possible Title IX Violations

Six Massachusetts colleges and universities are on a federal list of institutions being scrutinized for possibly violating the rules when it comes to reporting and handling […]


Students Evacuated At UMass Boston Over False Report Of “Possible Person With Firearm”

As Harvard officials scoured parts of the Cambridge campus in search of alleged explosives at four separate buildings, officers at UMass Boston ordered students to […]


More People Were Arrested At UMass Amherst Than In Boston

Pleas from the administration at UMass Amherst weren’t enough to keep students from doing what they always do when a sports team wins a championship: […]


UMass Amherst Broke the Guinness World Record For Largest Fruit Salad

For the fourth time ever, the University of Massachusetts in Amherst put another record-breaker in the books. As students shuffled back to campus over the […]


UMass Amherst Protesters Called Karl Rove a ‘Terrorist’

Karl Rove probably knew when he agreed to a speaking engagement at the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus that this wouldn’t be his crowd. And boy did […]


Live and Learn: The Advantages of Taking a Gap Year

Want your kid to ace college? Make him wait for it.


Do the Working Poor Make Too Much Money?

Apparently the right wing strongly believes that, as things stand now, there is simply not enough inequality in this country and the poor currently have too much money. It spoils them so.

Arts & Entertainment

Charles Dickens Returns to Lowell

I remember quite well when Charles Dickens made his famous tour of America. Not that I was there, mind you — this was the mid-1800s. […]


UMass Football Goes Big… Err, to the MAC Anyway

UMass is hitting the big time. In case you missed the news — which was hard to do if you picked up a Herald yesterday— […]