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Joseph Kennedy III and Jim McGovern host ‘Your Vote, Your Voice’ talk Monday -

October 25, 2016

Douglas Bolender hosts talk about Vikings settlements in North America -

October 25, 2016

Defensive play will be critical for UMass hockey against No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

UMass hockey faces tough task in traveling to No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

Notebook: UMass men’s swimming and diving picks up first win of season, tennis ends fall schedule -

October 25, 2016

Why is nobody talking about the jails? -

October 25, 2016

A theory on why drunk people smash things -

October 25, 2016

Vote “No” on local Question 5 -

October 25, 2016

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ is a passable fantasy affair -

October 25, 2016

‘The Get Down’ showcases the birth of hip-hop -

October 25, 2016

The day my friend lit my soul on fire -

October 24, 2016

Police raid 81-year-old’s property to confiscate a single pot plant -

October 24, 2016

Overtime goal lifts Massachusetts’ soccer over VCU -

October 24, 2016

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers lead ‘Search Party’ at UMass -

October 24, 2016

Nobel Prize recipient Amartya Sen gives talk about closing the economic gap -

October 24, 2016

Greek 101 event hosted by Greek Health Advisors -

October 24, 2016

The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU -

October 24, 2016

UMass women’s soccer crushes VCU 3-0 Sunday afternoon -

October 24, 2016

The NFL is too lenient on abusers -

October 24, 2016

UMass field hockey comes away with weekend split in Philadelphia -

October 24, 2016

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) 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

(Collegian file photo)

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

Collegian File Photo

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 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


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.