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Caleb Womack pleads guilty in connection to 2012 UMass gang rape -

November 30, 2015

Sïonan Barrett responds to criticism over recent SGA spending -

November 30, 2015

Cyr: Season’s end brings uncertainty to UMass football program -

November 30, 2015

Ball State routs UMass women’s basketball Saturday -

November 30, 2015

UMass falls to No. 3 Quinnipiac 1-0 Saturday afternoon -

November 30, 2015

Feel free to transfer -

November 30, 2015

‘Spotlight’ demands attention with powerful, affecting drama -

November 30, 2015

‘Mockingjay – Part 2’ successfully rekindles an old flame -

November 30, 2015

Caleb Womack rape trial to begin Monday -

November 29, 2015

UMass hockey drops 4-1 decision against No. 3 Quinnipiac Friday night -

November 28, 2015

UMass women’s basketball routed by Colorado 90-63 Friday night -

November 28, 2015

UMass football closes book on 2015 season with win over Buffalo -

November 27, 2015

UMass hockey to face off against No. 3 Quinnipiac this weekend -

November 27, 2015

UMass men’s basketball drops first game of season to Creighton in MGM Grand Main Event finals -

November 26, 2015

UMass football prepares for final regular season game against Buffalo Friday -

November 25, 2015

UMass men’s basketball continues hot shooting in rout of Clemson Monday night -

November 24, 2015

SGA votes down letter opposing Baker’s statements on refugees -

November 24, 2015

IPO reaches out to local families to host international students for Thanksgiving -

November 24, 2015

Amherst Police Log: Nov. 20-22 -

November 24, 2015

Local Pioneer Valley food banks aim to fight hunger -

November 24, 2015

Storify: Million Student March at UMass


Student activists gathered in the Student Union Thursday to protest a number of issues. UMass was one of 106 schools in the United States participating.

UMass fails to pay an estimated 400 graduate students on first payday

Graduate students protest after UMass withheld paychecks from 517 graduate-student-workers in 2013. 
Collegian File Photo

Less than a month after Chancellor Subbaswamy made an ill-received joke at the graduate student convocation, students feel disrespected by the University yet again.

Zachary Simeone placed under house arrest after allegedly threatening ex-girlfriend, UMass campus

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The Dalton man made threats to his ex-girlfriend and the UMass campus hours after the campus shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.

Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’ fails to impress

Adams attempts to improve on perfection, taking on Swift’s 2014 platinum reinvention, but ends up just leaving behind the energy that powered the original.

Dalai Lama cancels UMass visit

The Dalai Lama waves as he leaves the stage in Princeton, New Jersey in October 2014. His Holiness cancelled his visit next month to the University of Massachusetts.
(Michael S. Wirtz/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT)

Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, canceled his Oct. 25 visit to the campus, citing medical concerns.

‘Unpaid internships’ shouldn’t mean you have to pay

Joel Kramer/Flickr

Patrick Hoff points out the flaw at UMass that a student has have to give the University money to receive credit for a summer internship.

Legislature overrides Baker’s UMass budget cut


The Massachusetts House and Senate restored $5.25 million for the university system nearly two weeks after Governor Charlie Baker cut it from the state budget.

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison

Hampshire County Courthouse
(Collegian File Photo)

King, the second defendant in the 2012 gang rape, was found guilty of three counts of aggravated rape last week.

Jury selection begins Monday in second gang rape trial

Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy at an October 2012 press conference about the alleged gang rape. (Collegian File Photo)

Justin King, 21, of Pittsfield, is charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a former UMass student.

Neil deGrasse Tyson: ‘It’s okay not to know’

Graduating seniors file into McGuirk Stadium as thousands of friends and family watch from the stands. (Patrick Hoff/Daily Collegian)

The renowned astrophysicist spoke to approximately 5,500 students telling them to continue to learn, make the world a better place and help others.

Students voice criticisms over #UMassGives campaign

(Daily Collegian Graphics)

The campaign has sparked reaction from students on social media who feel that there isn’t enough specifics or transparency regarding where the donations go.

Student trustee debate informs on issues despite unsteady moderation

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The four candidates for student trustee debated Tuesday night, providing information about each of their platforms despite a muddled format.

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.

Ballot question asks for increased student health fee to hire new CCPH staff

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The $7 increase to the semesterly health fee would aid in the hiring of new staff for the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health.

Barrett/Barbosa ‘ready on day one’

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

SGA Speaker Sïonan Barrett and Secretary of Public Relations and Recruitment Chantal Lima Barbosa are running for president and vice president of the student body, vowing to be ready to make change on day one.

Storify: UMass celebrates Patriots’ Super Bowl win


Students of the University of Massachusetts gathered in the Southwest Residential Area for almost 2 hours to celebrate the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl win.

Despite efforts to move forward, tensions run high in SGA

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Last spring’s elections and the controversy surrounding them still plague the governing body, leading to multiple resignations.

UMass students say Yik Yak poses no cyber bullying problems

(Gordon Mei/Flickr)

Despite fears that the anonymity of the app could perpetuate bullying, UMass students say it has not been a problem at the school.

Taylor Swift is “Fearless” as she reinvents herself in a clean way

(Jeff Blake/The State/MCT)

The country-turned-pop artist’s fifth album has a new, but not unexpected sound that may draw in even the most skeptical listeners.

Editor’s note: It’s our responsibility to discuss mental health

(Amanda Creegan/Daily Collegian)

A college campus must have an open discussion on mental health, says Daily Collegian Managing Editor Patrick Hoff.