• UMass Amherst October 26, 2023 3:33 pm

    Police arrest 57 at pro-Palestinian sit-in at UMass Amherst

    Fifty-seven pro-Palestinian protestors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst were arrested by campus police Wednesday night for trespassing during a sit-in protest at the Whitmore Administration Building, where students demanded Chancellor Javier Reyes condemn the Israel Defense Forces’ attacks on Gaza and cut the university’s ties with defense contractor Raytheon Technology. Students rallied in front of the student union...

  • UMass Amherst June 27, 2023 2:44 pm

    From biochemistry student to music sensation: Topsfield singer's journey goes viral

    Lily Fitts, a 22-year-old singer from Massachusetts, has taken social media by storm with her singing talent.  Under the username @lilyfittsmusic, Fitts captivated audiences on TikTok and Instagram with her covers of popular songs, amassing about 100,000 followers combined. Fitts has recently gained attention after renowned musicians such as Zach Bryan, The Lumineers and Noah Kahan reposted her renditions of…

  • entertainment June 27, 2023 12:45 pm

    22-year-old singer attracts attention from celebrities for singing covers

    Lily Fitts has gained significant attention after musicians such as Zach Bryan, The Lumineers, and Noah Kahan reposted her renditions of their music on their Instagram and TikTok accounts.

  • Massachusetts April 10, 2023 6:23 pm

    Healey Orders Stockpiling of Abortion Pill in Mass., Clarifies Law Protecting it

    After a federal judge in Texas suspended nationwide approval of abortion pill mifepristone, Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey issued an executive order on Monday to clarify that a state law passed last year to protect abortion access from out-of-state prosecution extends to the pills as well. The governor’s office also announced that the University of Massachusetts Amherst ordered 15,000 doses of…

  • UMass Amherst February 16, 2023 1:40 pm

    UMass Board Confirms Reyes as Next Amherst Chancellor

    Moments after he secured the job with unanimous support, the incoming chancellor for UMass Amherst set his sights on working together with other universities to build up “the competitiveness of the commonwealth.” The University of Massachusetts system’s trustees confirmed the selection of Javier Reyes as the next top leader at the flagship campus. UMass President Marty Meehan’s recommended Reyes...

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