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U-ACCESS, more formally known as the Office of Urban and Off-Campus Support Services, helps UMass Boston students meet their day-to-day needs so that they can succeed in the classroom. From an on-campus food pantry to free legal counseling, U-ACCESS offers a variety of services to fight syst…

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At exactly 4:14 a.m. on December 3, 2019, UMass Boston sent out an alert that all classes were canceled. UMass Boston sent out the notification later on compared to other announcements such as the cancellation of all Boston Public Schools. The Boston Public School system announced a cancella…

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Impeachments hearings are heating up as more and more people are being called on by the Democrats in Congress to testify. The impeachment inquiry has been going on for over three months, with the inquiry being launched on Sept. 24, 2019. President Donald Trump is faced with the impeachment i…

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The beginning of December marked an abrupt start to winter for the state of Massachusetts. From Sunday, Dec. 1, until Tuesday, Dec. 3, the state was bombarded by an intense winter storm that the National Weather Service described as a “long duration, messy event.”

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Nov. 22—The Desi Student Association and University of Massachusetts Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program held a “Bollywood Movie Night” for International Education Week.

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An arctic blast hit parts of the United States on Nov. 11, plunging those areas into deep freezes reaching all the way down to Louisiana for the week. Temperatures in certain southern states, such as Texas, Louisiana and parts of Mississippi, reached all-time lows of 20–30 degrees; an averag…

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UMass Boston has recently installed a new feature on their website called Here4U. This feature helps students with any issues on campus when they don’t know where to go for assistance or to submit ideas and make changes. Although the feature is new, students have gotten results quickly with …

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On Nov. 5, 2019, the Boston City Council elections were held for the four Boston City Council At-Large seats and the nine district seats. The results of this election have proved historic for the city; for the first time, the Council will be made up of a majority of women. In addition to the…

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A change in the appearance of UMass Boston will be arriving during the upcoming Spring semester. The old Science Building, the Clark Athletic Center pool, and the catwalks connected to the Science Building and McCormack Hall are all receiving a new makeover this spring with the old Science B…

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Wednesday, Nov. 6, UMass Boston held its second annual campus-wide safety walk. The event began at 4:30 p.m. in a meeting room on the second floor of the Campus Center. Students and faculty all filed in, socializing and enjoying the Safety Walk refreshments. Refreshments included fruit, bott…

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On Wednesday, Oct. 30, I had the pleasure of interviewing Umama Moon, a first-generation student and current senior at UMass Boston. Umama is originally from Bangladesh, and she is a biology major on a pre-med track. She is currently working on getting into an MD/PHD program post-graduation,…

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