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Listen every Tuesday at 8 a.m. as the news staff discusses the previous week's local and campus news!

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Listen every Tuesday at 8 a.m. as the news staff discusses the previous week's local and campus news!

    S5 E13: Hillel vandalism, last SGA meeting and COVID-19 changes campus life

    S5 E13: Hillel vandalism, last SGA meeting and COVID-19 changes campus life

    This week, our news team talks about an act of vandalism that occurred at Hillel House on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, the final SGA meeting of the spring semester which voted to sponsor two letters requesting that the University use its excess spaces to house vulnerable people from Amherst and surrounding communities and how students remaining on campus and at the UMass Student Farm cope with changes due to COVID-19. We also look back to the 2006 summer orientation edition of the Collegian and share some of our favorite news story over the past academic year.

    Produced and edited by Will Mallas.

    • 44 min
    S5 E12: Graduate student demands, SGA talks housing and UMass donates food

    S5 E12: Graduate student demands, SGA talks housing and UMass donates food

    This week, our news team talks about a list of demands compiled by graduate students to the UMass administration, the SGA's talks on housing for the fall semester and for potentially housing vulnerable populations on campus during the pandemic, UMass giving back to local youth with food donations and a charitable effort by a local photographer to capture family life from front porches. We also look back to the April 21, 1993 edition of the Collegian

    Produced and Edited by Will Mallas.

    • 28 min
    S5 E11: Student agencies, commencement and UMass Medical School

    S5 E11: Student agencies, commencement and UMass Medical School

    This week, our news team talks about UMass giving downsize orders to student agencies, current plans for a virtual commencement, UMass Medical School graduating its students early, how Disability Services has adapted to remote learning, an update on the construction of the new Student Union and the April 13, 1927 issue of the Collegian.

    Produced and edited by Will Mallas.

    • 27 min
    S5 E10: Zoom-bombing, off-campus leases and accepted students

    S5 E10: Zoom-bombing, off-campus leases and accepted students

    This week, our news team talks about a "zoom-bombing" incident that occurred during an SGA meeting, SLSO's webinar on off-campus leases, how accepted students are reacting to UMass' transition to remote learning, the University's decision to lock campus buildings, resources for students and the April 8, 2002 issue of the Collegian.

    Produced and edited by Will Mallas.

    • 26 min
    S5 E9: Covid-19 and remote learning

    S5 E9: Covid-19 and remote learning

    This week, our news team talks about the University's decisions to adjust room and board fees and give students the option to take classes pass or fail. The news team also discusses how the shift to remote learning is impacting student groups, how coronavirus is affecting local businesses in Amherst, changes to the University's move-out plans, study abroad programs, changes to the bus schedules on campus, various food resources in the area and the March 30, 1950 issue of the Collegian.

    Produced and edited by Will Mallas.

    • 31 min
    S5 E8: Remote learning, 2020 commencement and SGA

    S5 E8: Remote learning, 2020 commencement and SGA

    This week, our news team talks about UMass's decision to transition to remote learning following spring break in response to COVID-19. The news team also discusses the postponement of 2020 commencement, the SGA's response to the University's announcement and the March 24, 1980 issue of the Collegian.

    Produced and edited by Will Mallas.

    • 30 min

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