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Blarney Blowout

UMass Makes Plans To Avoid Drunken Rowdiness Of Blarney Blowout

AP | Posted 04.21.2015 | College

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts and Amherst town officials have developed a plan they hope will prevent a repeat of the drunke...

Report Blames Amherst And UMass For Party Problems

AP | Posted 11.19.2014 | College

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A new report examining what went wrong at the so-called Blarney Blowout parties in Amherst last March faults both the Universi...

Police Accused Of Using Excessive Force, Pepper Spraying Students (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.12.2014 | College

Students at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst say police used excessive force including high-powered pepper spray when officers attempted to bre...

College Towns Struggle To Deal With 'Extremely Disturbing' Behavior At Parties

AP | Posted 03.09.2014 | College

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought new attention...