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UMass football readies for season-opener against Hawaii -

August 22, 2017

UMass women’s soccer falls to Central Connecticut 3-0 in home opener -

August 19, 2017

Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

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.

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.

Eminent economist enlightens on world food crisis at UMass

The University of Massachusetts served as host to prominent economist Jayati Ghosh on April 6 in Gordon Hall. Leading a lecture titled “The Impact of Financial Speculation on Commodity Prices in Developing Countries,” Ghosh addressed the economies of developing nations with University faculty and students.