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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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On Wednesday, March 11, students living in the University of Massachusetts Boston Residence Halls were notified by email that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Residence Halls would be closing on Saturday, March 14. Students were instructed to take any belongings with them that they might ne…

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Discussions and negotiations in Congress over sending money to the American public and small businesses in order to help flood the economy with money and keep struggling Americans afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic came to a breakthrough early Wednesday morning, March 25, and came to a pass…

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The new permanent chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Boston—Marcelo Suárez-Orozco—was declared on Feb. 10, 2020. Suárez-Orozco was able to sit down for an interview right before spring break.

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On Sunday, March 15, Gov. Charlie Baker announced a number of aggressive and unprecedented statewide regulations to try to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, and has continued to add on to these regulations as the situation develops. As of Wednesday, March 18, over 2,000 residen…

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March 4—The room of around 45 people sat in groups as Michelle Martens, Master of Ceremonies and speaker in the Undergraduate Student Government, called out answers to multiple rounds of trivia facts. The University of Massachusetts Boston’s Honors College holds multiple Trivia Nights during…

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March 6—The University of Massachusetts Boston hosted the second annual “Africa Day,” with a specific focus on “Challenges to Pan Africanism: Afrophobia and Migration Within and Across Africa’s Borders.” The MC’s of the event, Prince De Makele Mounguembou and Yaa Opoku-Agyeman, gave the open…

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March 5, 2020—From 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. voting polls were open all across the United States. March 3, 2020 was this political cycle’s Super Tuesday, where 14 states voted in the presidential primaries.

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March 4—From 1-4 p.m., the Office of Career Services and Internships hosted the 2020 Career Exposition. The event took place in the Campus Center Ballroom, and was presented in an open-house format, featuring tables from about 100 companies. The companies and organizations that were represen…

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