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On Friday, Oct. 1, the Black Student Center held a demonstration addressing recent acts of racism on campus, and the administration’s lack of response to them. The demonstration occurred in the same space and at the same time as a scheduled safe space gathering hosted by the university and l…

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On Sunday, Oct. 3, UMass Boston’s Alumni Engagement is hosting their first in-person Beacon 5K. The event will be held on the Harborwalk as well as in a virtual capacity. All members of the campus community are invited.

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Following a year of holding online events, UMass Boston’s Student Arts and Events Council is now holding its Welcome Week events in-person and on campus. The carnival-themed events began on Tuesday, Sept. 7, and will end on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

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As the fall 2021 semester begins, UMass Boston is in the process of launching Aira, a visual interpreting app for people who are blind or have low vision. When using Aira, a professional agent looks through a user’s smartphone camera at their surroundings, and helps to guide them through campus.

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On Monday afternoon, Vice Chancellors Marie Bowen for Human Resources, Gail DiSabatino for Student Affairs, and Executive Director of University Health Services Robert Pomales issued an email to the UMass Boston community, stating that the school “will require vaccinations for all UMass Bost…

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Earth Week has come back again, and even though it was virtual, that did not stop Earth Week events from taking place. Here is what happened at UMass Boston and elsewhere this Earth Week.

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Total Number of Voters      Overall                   568

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We are less than two months away from graduation, the day where all of the students completing their Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorates join together and celebrate their massive accomplishments. Usually, this day is filled with joy, excitement, and tears both happy and sad. But of course, du…

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After nearly a year of being shut down, the Office of Urban and Off-Campus Support Services, or U-ACCESS, food pantry is slated to reopen on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

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As the Fall 2020 semester comes to a close, both undergraduate and graduate students have again been granted an extension on the Pass/Fail and withdrawal deadlines for their courses. 

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On Thursday, Oct. 29, Chancellor Marcelo Suárez-Orozco sent out an email to the campus community stating that the majority of courses will be held remotely once again during the Spring 2021 Semester.

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For the last couple of fall semesters at UMass Boston, September introduced a flourishing campus humming with student life. The dorms would be overflowing with new students, each one excited to start their college experience. This year, things look very different. Only a limited number of st…

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UMass Boston’s 2020 virtual Convocation ceremony was held on Thursday, Sept. 17. At 11 a.m., the ceremony began streaming on the UMass Boston Convocation Website, the UMass Boston Facebook page and the UMass Boston YouTube channel.

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Welcome Week, hosted by the Student Arts and Events Council,  has taken on a “Six Million Light-Years Apart” theme and a virtual form for the Fall 2020 semester.

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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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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…