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UMass football selected to finish fourth in MAC East preseason poll -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Legislature overrides Baker’s UMass budget cut -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Report: UMass football’s Todd Stafford arrested Saturday morning in Stamford, Connecticut -

Monday, July 20, 2015

UMass names Molly O’Mara newly-created associate director of athletics for communications and PR -

Monday, July 20, 2015

Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure -

Friday, July 17, 2015

UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students -

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies -

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

UMass professor and poet James Tate dies at 71 -

Thursday, July 9, 2015

State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million -

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Cause of death determined for UMass student Chloe Malast -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nick Mariano, Zach Oliveri transferring from UMass men’s lacrosse program -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two future UMass hockey players selected in 2015 NHL Draft -

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Former UMass center Cady Lalanne taken 55th overall by Spurs in 2015 NBA Draft -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’ -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student -

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Finding my place

(Courtesy of Aviva Luttrell)

Aviva Luttrell reflects on how her time at the Collegian helped her learn to take risks and step outside of her comfort zone.

Recent proposal to charge a fee for nighttime parking on campus draws criticism

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The proposal, made through the Parking and Transportation Advisory Board, asks the University to consider implementing a parking fee between 5 and 10 p.m.

Long-time campus radio host banned from WMUA, status of station adviser unclear

Aviva Luttrell/Daily Collegian

In a station-wide email, WMUA manager Andrew DesRochers wrote former host Max Shea violated the station’s anti-harassment and discrimination policy and is no longer allowed on the premises.

UMass to screen documentary about opioid abuse epidemic Monday

(Kingdom County Productions)

“The Hungry Heart” will be shown April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. A panel discussion with the film’s director will follow.

Three remaining UMass gang rape trials not until at least June

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Masslive.com reported Wednesday that Justin King, Adam Liccardi and Caleb Womack, who are each charged with three counts of aggravated rape, will not be tried until June at the earliest.

Woman charged in connection with pedestrian death of UMass student last July

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Cynthia S. May, 64, of Orleans, has been charged with negligent motor vehicle homicide after her vehicle struck and killed 20-year-old Hannah Frilot on North East Street last July.

Emmanuel T. Bile Jr. sentenced Wednesday morning for involvement in 2012 gang rape

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Hampshire Superior Court Judge Jeffrey C. Kinder sentenced Bile to eight to 10 years in state prison, followed by five years of probation Wednesday morning. A jury found Bile guilty of two counts of aggravated rape Monday afternoon.

Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

(Courtesy of UMass)

John A. Hird has been interim dean of SBS since April 2014. His new position will be effective April 1.

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

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Judge instructs jury to also consider a lesser charge of rape in its deliberations. Bile has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape.

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex

Bile takes the witness stand during his trial on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Emmanuel T. Bile Jr., 21, of Pittsfield, is the first of four men to be tried for allegedly taking part in a 2012 gang rape in Pierpont Hall in the Southwest Residential Area at the University of Massachusetts.

Barrett/Barbosa ticket unofficially wins 2015 SGA election, Emily O’Neil elected student trustee

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

All three ballot questions regarding future increase of student fees passed by a substantial margin.

Humanizing the UMass campus

(Courtesy of Nicholas Vigneau)

Humans of UMass Amherst project puts face and stories to a ‘cool’ student body.

Police, UMass and town officials report ‘successful’ Blarney Blowout

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

As of Saturday evening, police had made just six arrests and reported no serious injuries or property damage.

Live Blog: ‘Blarney Blowout’ 2015

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Stay with the Daily Collegian for live updates on this year’s “Blarney Blowout.”

Video monitoring equipment installed throughout Amherst in preparation for ‘Blarney’

Collegian file photo

The video systems will allow officials to monitor activity in real time and assist in furthering criminal investigations.

An outsider to the SGA, student trustee candidate Nicholas Vigneau says he brings a fresh perspective to the position

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Increasing campus diversity, improving the student disciplinary process and boosting student involvement are central components of Vigneau’s campaign.

UPDATE: Police to charge UMass football player with two counts of aggravated assault and battery

Photo by Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The player was identified as the suspect in a fight early Sunday morning which left one male unconscious and requiring surgery. He will not be identified until arrested.

Students for Justice in Palestine, administration react to inflammatory posters

SJP

SJP members have reached out to the University for support after finding several posters likening the organization to terrorists and anti-Semites.

UMass student files federal civil rights lawsuit against Amherst police officers after ‘Blarney’ arrest

Video from Donovan's iPhone

The student, Thomas Donovan, claims officers falsely arrested and assaulted him during last year’s “Blarney Blowout” for videotaping them on his smartphone.

Posters likening Students for Justice in Palestine to Hamas militants found across campus Monday

SJP

The posters depict two masked men with guns in their hands standing over a kneeling man with a bag over his head with text reading, “Students for Justice in Palestine” and “#JewHaters” at the bottom. Similar posters have been found on campus across the country.