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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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The Dining Services team and the Office of Urban and Off-Campus Support Services (U-ACCESS) have partnered in order to create a program in which students can donate one of their Guest Meal swipes to a student in need of a meal. 

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The Red Flag Campaign is a campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and domestic violence in the everyday lives of people. On the first floor Campus Center Terrace on the wall directly next to the entrance hallway to the dining hall is a black and red art piece. Small red flags hang off…

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Monday, May 6—Interim Chancellor Katherine Newman announced before a small gathering of students that she would indeed be moving forward with Referendum Question 1, which adds a small, non-waivable fee to the undergraduate tuition for the purpose of increased MBTA subsidies.

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Friday, May 3—From 1 to 3 p.m., the Office of Housing and Residential Life at the University of Massachusetts Boston held the first ever Beacon Block Party, to celebrate the end of the first year of the Residence Halls being occupied.

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May 2—The 27th Annual Beacon Leadership Awards recognized the works of a multitude of students for their exemplary actions for the University of Massachusetts Boston over the past two semesters. In this historic year, they had 138 nominations total for the ten awards, and Vice Chancellor for…

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