March 4, 2015

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Professor Neil Forbes receives $1.56 million grant to develop cancer-killing Salmonella. -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

UMass, Trey Davis ready for Richmond and Kendall Anthony -

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Milan Fashion Week mixes the old with the new -

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Smartphone surge following historic net neutrality decision shows relationship between technology and consumers -

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Tournament time: UMass women’s basketball faces St. Bonaventure in A-10 opener -

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Bread & Butter brings local produce to Amherst’s breakfast scene -

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‘Blarney’ guest policy is too harsh and was announced too late -

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Esho and Lalanne ready for one final show at Mullins Center -

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Inside the Park with Marky Mark: March 3, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Meet the 2015 SGA spring election candidates -

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Years of dedication lead to breakout senior campaign for Zack LaRue -

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Five simple steps to get your college diet on track -

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Students head to State House, push for more public higher education funding -

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Gabriel Schmitt hopes to improve UMass health services as student trustee -

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Barrett/Barbosa ‘ready on day one’ -

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

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Kristi Sefanoni pleased with UMass softball’s start to season -

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Outsider candidates Rocco Giordano and Dhananjay (Danny) Mirlay Srinivas intent on shoring up student-administration relationship, getting more voices heard -

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UMass tennis wins its first conference match in weekend split -

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Minutewomen excel despite injuries, Minutemen gain experience -

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Record snowfall could mean growing trend

As UMass continues to dig out from the last several storms, climatologists see a growing trend of large amounts of precipitation over the winter months. Some think it may be the cause of global warming.

UMass student arrested for threatening Fla. representative

A resident of Northampton and UMass student allegedly sent threatening emails to a Florida state representative in response to the representative’s stance on immigration.

Professor jams for home care

Tom Juravich, a professor of labor studies, performed in a music video to address the plight of home care workers in Canada.

Public higher ed struggles to fill budget gap

A potential student loan crisis looms on the horizon for some students who face a mounting debt burden.

W.E.B. DuBois library to replace all elevators

The W.E.B. Dubois library is undergoing renovations which will replace all of its 30-year-old elevators. The library is also adding additional fire safety features.

Alzheimer’s disease: public health crisis

Collegian columnist Bobby Hitt describes his father’s battle with a variant of Alzheimer’s disease. He advocates raising awareness about the disease and warns of the dramatic affects it will have on millions of American families.

International students made to pay for UM health coverage

Current University policy mandates that all international students must purchase the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). The sole Malaysian international student at UMass is advocating for her right to waive the SHIP.

Let’s get instant runoff running

Tired of being scared to vote for your favorite third party candidate? Columnist Bobby Hitt explains why instant runoff voting could quell your fears.

The UCard is useless

Collegian columnist Bobby Hitt describes his harrowing experience in his quest to get a new UCard. He finds there is no policy in place for the UCard to give refunds or discounts for inconvenience.

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.

For Jill Stein it’s easy being Green

The gubernatorial race is coming down to the wire. The Green-Rainbow party candidate came to UMass Thursday to plant the seeds for a grassroots upset to claim the top seat at Beacon Hill.

Tim Murray discusses upcoming election

Lt. Gov. Murray seeks to maintain his position on Beacon Hill four more years; he spoke with the Collegian to explain why he should be reelected.

Richard Tisei has something to say

The GOP candidate for lieutenant governor Richard Tisei spoke with the Massachusetts Daily Collegian about his vision for the state and responds to comments made by his opponents Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and Green-Rainbow candidate Rick Purcell.

Green party Lt. Gov. candidate in it to win it

Candidate for lieutenant governor Rick Purcell sat down with the Collegian for a one-on-one interview. Purcell, Dr. Jill Stein’s running mate, gave his take on jobs, health care and education in Massachusetts.

Stephen Colbert talks fear with student journalists

Last Friday, comedy pundit Stephen Colbert held a telephone conference with student journalists concerning his “March to Keep Fear Alive.” He revealed what he is most afraid of and how he feels about counterpart Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity.”

Lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Richard Tisei visits UMass

Running mate of Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, Richard Tisei, spoke at the University of Massachusetts Tuesday in the Cape Cod lounge. He discussed his plans for higher education in Massachusetts.

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan held phone conference with MTV and student journalists

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussed the Obama Administration’s commitment to improving educational accessibility and quality for all Monday in a conference call partially sponsored by MTV with student journalists.

No flags flown for 9/11 in Amherst

The Board of Selectmen of Amherst decided against flying special commemorative flags in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Amherst. In response, the UMass Democrats and the Republican Club held a memorial service.

UMass to gain greater recognition in Boston with new staffer

University of Massachusetts established an executive position in
Boston in hopes of imaking higher public education a top priority of state officials. Christopher Dunn, a former counsel in the office of the clerk, was chosen for the position.

‘Phallacies’ performance grabs audience

The performers of “Phallacies: A Masculine Performance” think it takes a real man to express his feelings and wear pink shirts. The performance of students concerned about dispelling myths about traditional male archetypes, held April 20 in the Cape Cod Lounge, sought to challenge the fallacies of traditional concepts of masculinity.