Military Encourages Marriage

The rates of marriage in the military today rival civilian numbers from the 1950’s. That’s what UMass Amherst sociology professor Jennifer Lundquist discovered. She says benefits like health care, free education and housing create a culture conducive to marrying young.

UMass Students Enjoy Their Second Snow Day This Year

Snow is piling up again, in a winter storm that the National Weather Service says won’t stop until Friday morning. Schools across the state are closed, including the University of Massachusetts.