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UMass hockey suffers tough 3-2 loss in first road game of the season -

October 26, 2016

UMass football not overlooking FCS opponent Wagner in final home game Saturday -

October 26, 2016

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Fordham completes OT comeback, defeats Davidson 3-2 -

October 26, 2016

Does UMass take cultural appropriation too far? -

October 26, 2016

Mass media silences strikes across the nation -

October 26, 2016

I’m on the pursuit of happiness, or am I? -

October 26, 2016

Conor Oberst tones his life down with the poetic ‘Ruminations’ -

October 26, 2016

‘Homeworlding’ cements Fraternal Twin as one of indie rock’s up-and-comers -

October 26, 2016

Dirty Heads rock Northampton with summery, reggae-rock tunes -

October 26, 2016

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

The hardest goodbye

Courtesy of Jaclyn Bryson)

Patrick Hoff says goodbye to the Daily Collegian, his home, in his senior column

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.

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.

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.

Ed Davis report leaves nobody blameless

Araz Havan/Collegian

Six months after the “Blarney Blowout,” former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis presented the findings of his investigation into the handling of large crowd disturbances.