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It is officially crunch time for the Beacons, as the regular season is now nearing its end. In fact, for the UMass Boston lacrosse team, the Little East Conference tournament officially begins the day this article is being written (May 6). Both the men and women’s track and field teams also …

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At long last, a spring break miracle was brought to us. The Little East Conference has released the schedule for spring sports. This means that we will finally be getting sports back on campus after being a full year removed from any competitive sports at UMass Boston. 

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With the spring sports season right around the corner for UMass Boston, I figured it would be an ideal time to talk about the health of the players and how vaccinations could play a part in the upcoming season. Obviously, the Covid-19 vaccine has been out for some time but has not been avail…

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With each of the respective UMass Boston spring sports teams still waiting for their seasons to begin, let’s use this opportunity to reach the sports fans at our university. The spring season may be drawing closer with every day, but there are some hardcore sports fans that just cannot wait …

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Now that we are a month into our spring semester, we can officially begin to look forward to UMass Boston’s spring sports which usually start late February. It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly a full year since COVID-19 took over our university and the entire sports world. So, let’s t…

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Now that the spring semester is in full swing, we can begin to look forward to finally talking sports again at UMass Boston. The last time we were talking about sports here at UMass Boston, we would have to go back all the way to last spring, when all spring sports were cut short due to the …

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It finally feels like we have officially reached the back nine of the pandemic. Although we are still social distancing, the fact that we have a vaccine right now tells us that we’re not far away from getting back to a sense of normalcy. Everyone has been negatively affected due to the pande…

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Last semester was easily the most unusual semester we have all endured in our lifetime and probably ever will. Yes, it was tough having to attend all of our classes through the screen of a laptop or a phone, but for some people the toughest part of last semester was the fact that there were …

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When we write the Beacon Update, we typically talk about UMass Boston sports, with the goal of delivering regular weekly updates. Unfortunately for all of us, we haven’t had sports here at UMass Boston in over eight months. So this week, instead of talking about the sports teams at UMass Bos…

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With December right around the corner, most fall sports here at the University of Massachusetts Boston would have been drawing to close. However, Covid has robbed us of an entire semester of sports. However, recently a vaccine for Covid-19 has been in development at Pfizer Inc in Brazil. So …

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Once again, here we are with another week without sports due to COVID-19. Earlier in the semester, I took a look at some of the teams that would have started their season with the fall semester and did a recap of their seasons a year ago. Now, I am going to do the same thing, but with some t…