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A first-time novelist at 87, UMass professor Joseph Zaitchik talks shop with his grandson, writer Alex Zaitchik

Once a year, Joseph Zaitchik tells his favorite joke.
Writing in the family
By ALEXANDER ZAITCHIK  |  November 18, 2011

Dese | Dese Be With You

Before Sam Adams, sleazy Boston co-eds relied on the Camp to get their panties moist.
Cursed Out (2010)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 14, 2010

Pangy, Meehan, And UMass -- Oh My!

Later today, the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees will announce the search committee that will find a new university president, to replace Jack Wilson....
By David S. Bernstein  |  March 25, 2010

High noon at the Herald

Pat Purcell’s speech last Friday at a UMass Boston conference on ethnic media was auspiciously timed.
If Purcell sells off the suburbs, what will happen to his big-city tab?  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  March 30, 2006