UMass faculty, librarians vote no confidence in chancellor over protest breakup

05-20-2024 8:30 PM

AMHERST — Nearly 500 members of the faculty and librarians are expressing no confidence in the leadership of University of Massachusetts Chancellor Javier Reyes stemming from the breakup of a pro-Palestinian encampment on May 7 that led to the arrests...

Jones trustees ask Amherst town manager to reject library bid

05-20-2024 10:03 AM

AMHERST — Trustees for the Jones Library are recommending that the lone bid for renovating and expanding the Jones Library, which is at least $6.5 million above projected costs, should be rejected.In 6-0 vote, the elected trustees advised Town Manager...


UMass basketball: Matt Cross announces he’s transferring to SMU for final year of eligibility
05-20-2024 10:07 AM

AMHERST — The decision every UMass men’s basketball fan has been waiting for was finally made on May 6.Minutemen star and First Team All-Atlantic 10 forward Matt Cross — the backbone of UMass’ team for the past two seasons — has committed to SMU, he...


Guest columnist Rudy Perkins: Dangerous resolution pins ‘aggression’ on Iran
05-06-2024 5:28 PM

 Both the Iranian government’s bombing of Israel and the Israeli government’s bombing of Iran are extremely perilous for the Middle East and the United States. That is why the dangerously one-sided U.S. congressional resolution, H.Res. 1143,...

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A DIY approach to flying: Local pilots build and help build their own aircraft
05-10-2024 9:15 PM

If you build it … you can fly it, too.As Peter Elsea and Jason Lorusso have discovered in recent years, there’s a special satisfaction in building your own plane — or at least assisting in that construction — that can make the experience of flying...


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