UMASS AMHERST

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking UMass Amherst for recordings from the school's police tip line. Last month police officers questioned an African-American UMass employee, who was on his way in to work, based on an anonymous call.
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The American Civil Liberties Union is asking UMass Amherst for recordings from the school's police tip line.

A traditional cell phone tower disguised as a tree.
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Americans' wireless data consumption has skyrocketed since 4G technology was introduced nearly a decade ago. 

UMass football coach Mark Whipple.
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Updated at 3:08 p.m.

Massachusetts has suspended football coach Mark Whipple for one game after he said one of his players had been "raped" while complaining about the officiating Saturday in a loss to Ohio. 

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A UMass Amherst fraternity has been indicted following incidents that led to a student being hospitalized for alcohol poisoning last year.

Curator Sandy Litchfield, at left, and artist Sarah Braman sit inside Braman's "Day Trip" in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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From the middle of UMass toward the center of town in Amherst, Massachusetts, you may have seen some unexpected objects near walkways or up on a grassy hill.

Upon closer inspection, they’re delightful and puzzling pieces of art.

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