March 28, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

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 -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass women’s lacrosse aims another perfect conference record against Duquesne -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass heads home to take on Albany -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Coming off weekend victory, UMass softball prepares for series against St. Josephs -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

‘The Last Man on Earth?’ more like, ‘The Worst Show on Earth’ -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new face for money -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass hopes to carry momentum into weekend series against VCU -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass Theatre Guild to present “Seussical” this weekend -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UMass eyes the future of its athletics with the hiring of Athletic Director Ryan Bamford -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Derrick Gordon to transfer from UMass in search of more prominent role -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Local author and activist Don Ogden writes to make environmental change -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Chiarelli: Football the center of attention Tuesday at Bamford’s hiring -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Spirit is a shirt made of moral fibers

Sports Editor David Brinch has got to go. It’s all right, he’s not afraid. But some time, when the section is up against it, when things are wrong and the breaks are beating the boys, his successor should ask them to go in there and win just one for the Brincher.

A lot like 2006

Sports Editor David Brinch explains why this season’s men’s lacrosse team may be just like the 2006 squad, which made a deep run into the NCAA tournament.

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.

Playing hoops with Derek Kellogg

Three times a week, Collegian columnist David Brinch plays basketball with Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg at the recreation center. Brinch sees Kellogg’s participation in these games as a way of connecting with students.

Minutewomen add five new recruits

Along with the seven freshmen already set to make their debuts this spring for the Minutewomen, UMass coach Elaine Sortino announced the signing of five high school seniors’ National Letters of Intent on Monday.

Michael Franti chills out with cool Calvin crowd

Last Monday and Tuesday, Michael Franti and his band Spearhead played a fun reggae and pop infused set to some lively crowds at the Calvin Theater in Noho. Franti is known primarily for his hit “Say Hey.”

Michael Franti says ‘Hey’ to NoHo

Known for his 2009 hit “Say Hey (I Love You),” Michael Franti will perform at the Calvin Theater on Nov. 1-2 with his band Spearhead. Both shows start at 8 p.m. Bobby Long will serve as the opening act both nights.

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.

Column: UMass prepares for tough A-10 opponents

Columnist David Brinch believes that the Massachusetts soccer team can make another playoff run if it does well against Xavier, Temple, Fordham and Charlotte.

Column: UMass men’s soccer still A-10’s best

Co-sports editor David Brinch provides commentary on the UMass men’s and women’s soccer teams.

Lawrence looking to rebound from second injury in NFL

If there’s anyone who knows what it takes to come back from an injury, it’s UMass alum Matt Lawrence. This time, he’s doing it as a running back for the Baltimore Ravens.

Minutemen rematch with Tigers in CAA tourney

The Minutemen take on the Tigers in hopes of avenging a 10-9 loss back on April 10 in the opening round of the conference tournament. The winner earns an automatic birth in the NCAA tournament.

UMass looks to improve playoff position against Drexel

With the Minutemen and the Dragons tied in the CAA at 2-2, but already guaranteed a spot in the upcoming CAA tournament, both teams will look to improve their seedings in the tournament.

Minutemen finish GW in Warrior Classic

On Saturday afternoon, the entire nation watched as the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team narrowly defeated George Washington, 13-12. With the win, the Minutemen snap a two-game losing streak.

National stage, neutral site for Minutemen in Classic

As UMass heads into the ESPNU Warrior Classic, the Minutemen will play in a nationally televised game at a neutral site in an event that has become the face of Division I college lacrosse this year.

UMass hopes to move past upset against Delaware

After a 10-9 loss to Towson, the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team hopes to get past its latest problems and stop the Blue Hens. UMass coach Greg Cannella hopes his team stays positive despite the setback.

Gaffney signs deal with hometown Celtics

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Towson snaps UMass’ four-game winning streak

Despite a career game from goalie Tim McCormack, the Minutemen couldn’t overcome the Tigers at Garber Field on Saturday. The 10-9 loss was UMass’ first in conference play this season.

Upperclassmen look to lead on Senior Day, rest of season

The Minutemen have six seniors who will be honored Saturday against the Towson Tigers at Garber Field. Each senior has had a different path throughout their UMass careers; however, all are helping a youthful team riding a four game-winning streak and a national top 10 ranking.

Minutemen remain perfect in CAA

With Penn State threatening late, the Minutemen pushed their one goal lead to two with just 38 seconds remaining in the contest. The goal secured UMass a 2-0 record in the CAA, in just its first year in the conference.