As of Monday, UMass Amherst is a smoke free campus. UMass joins 1,100 campuses nationwide that have adopted the policy. Of the university’s 30,000 students, around 13-14 percent still smoke cigarettes. The school is offering vouchers for nicotine patches for those who want to quit.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags