March 30, 2015

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Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences -

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UMass women’s lax cruises to 17-7 win over George Mason -

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Earl Sweatshirt explores his dark side on great sophomore album -

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East Village explosion painful, revealing -

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Courtney Barnett offers unique outlook on life on debut album -

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Lessons learned from a boy band -

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Angela McMahon earns 100th career win in UMass women’s lacrosse’s win over George Mason -

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Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality -

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UMass softball swept by St. Joseph’s -

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is a wild, unpredictable masterpiece -

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UMass baseball falls 8-0 to VCU in series finale -

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UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

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Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

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Not quite like Mike, but close enough

“If being a sports school means trading my experiences to be just another body at a press conference, then count me as someone who isn’t going to lose sleep over Jay Bilas and Dick Vitale not making regular visits here.” -Adam Miller

FBS, FCS should combine divisions

Collegian columnist Adam Miller believes that it’s time for NCAA football to ditch the subdivisions and be more like its counterpart in basketball. With the current set-up, the FCS is setting itself up for the end of several conferences.

UMass Football: Final Report Card

Collegian Sports Editors Adam Miller and David Brinch weigh with their final thoughts on the 2010 Minutmen Football team, with their final position-by-position grades.

Minutewomen sign Canadian for next year

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team signed its third recruit of the November early signing period on Thursday in 6-foot-1 Rashida Timbilla. She averaged 20.4 points and 14.4 rebounds per game for the Kanata Cavs.

Minutemen escape Sacred Heart, 73-65, on Wednesday

It wasn’t pretty, and it surely wasn’t easy, but the Massachusetts men’s basketball team finished off Sacred Heart on Wednesday with Anthony Gurley earning a team-high 18 points. While the victory encompassed a few different scorers, the Minutemen had a tough time starting right out of the gate.

Atlantic 10 predictions

Columnist Adam Miller goes inside the Atlantic 10 and reveals his predictions on what is going to happen in the division. The top of Miller’s table? Temple.

Minutemen need to take big step forward

This Massachusetts men’s basketball team isn’t meant to revolve around players like Anthony Gurley and Gary Correia, but Collegian columnist Adam Miller believes they need to help the younger players develop a winning environment in order to turn the program around.

Jordan Laguerre signs with Minutemen

Point guard Jordan Laguerre is joining the Minutemen for the 2011-12 season. He is praised for his quickness and athleticism.

Minutewomen best sports story of semester at UMass

Collegian columnist Adam Miller writes of his journey to Philadelphia, Penn. to cover the Massachusetts women’s field hockey game against La Salle. Miller believes the Minutewomen are the best sports story of the semester at UMass, despite not getting the recognition of sports like football and basketball.

Video: Minutewomen clinch first seed in conference tourney

With two victories over WCU and the La Salle Explorers this weekend, UMass extended its winning streak to nine games, finishing undefeated in A-10 regular season play. The Minutewomen will look to make it back to the NCAA tournament when postseason play begins Nov. 5.

Fear and sanity in Washington D.C.

Six Daily Collegian staffers embark on a journey to Washington D.C. and Philadelphia. Follow our travel blog to keep up with this weekend’s adventure.

Piekos’s maturity leads Minutemen

Collegian columnist Adam Millers discusses goalkeeper Chris Piekos and his role with the Minutemen. Piekos is not only a leader, but a supporter for the rest of the growing squad.

Botched punt return sets tone in loss to UNH

All the Massachusetts football team had to do is look at a ball that bounced off strong safety Shane Viveiros’s foot during its loss to New Hampshire to understand how things went so wrong so quickly.

Minutemen Report Card: Havens, Holmes look to lead in second half

Co-Sports Editors Adam Miller and David Brinch weigh in on the state of No. 8 UMass, which opens the second half of its season this weekend against the Spiders.

Minutewomen relying heavily on Widdall

Collegian columnist Adam Miller believes the staple of the Massachusetts field hockey team this season has been the woman between the goal posts: Alesha Widdall. The junior is having the best season of her career, boasting a 1.25 goals-against average and a 0.816 save percentage.

Minutewomen still at the top despite slow start

Columnist Adam Miller goes into how even though the Massachusetts field hockey team has lost more games than its won so far this season, its still a strong candidate to win the Atlantic 10 conference.

Gap between FBS and FCS schools closing

The margin between the FBS and the FCS is much smaller than it used to be and that difference will only continue to shrink. Unlike the past, FBS coaches across the country are now vowing never to schedule an FCS team in order to avoid getting embarrassed at home.

Despite outcome Saturday, Morris and Co. already winning on and off the field

When the Minutemen face the Wolverines Saturday, UMass will play them as if they were any other opponent. Columnist Adam Miller examines that, regardless of the final score, with the success of Victor Cruz and Vlad Ducasse and the Colonial Clash in Oct., the Minutemen have a lot to be excited about.

Schedule to benefit ailing Minutemen

Even though the Massachusetts basketball team will play its preseason games within 90 miles of the Mullins Center, sports columnist Adam Miller believes that this can help the team gain the experience it needs to persevere in the Atlantic 10.

Struggling economy could impact CAA, Minutemen

With the new realignment in collegiate football conferencing, the effects of the Big Ten and Big 12 adding new teams could trickle down and make an impact on UMass’ future in the CAA.