February 27, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UPDATE: Police to charge UMass football player with two counts of aggravated assault and battery -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Students for Justice in Palestine, administration react to inflammatory posters -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UMass falls short, lacks energy in 82-71 loss to Saint Joseph’s -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Drake’s surprise mixtape yields few surprises -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Potential shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security offers chance for Republican legislature to learn from its mistakes -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Jose Gonzalez returns with graceful “Vestiges & Claws” -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Winless UMass faces Brown -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

SGA to host Women’s Leadership Symposium -

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UMass women’s basketball finishes road schedule with matchup against Dayton -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Keystone XL pipeline sparks pollution awareness -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Dartmouth and Fordham to start stretch of key games for Minutewomen -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DeAndre Bembry has career day in win over UMass -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Discussion on Palestine incorporates history as well as recent posters targeting SJP -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UMass set for season finale in Connecticut -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Imagine Dragons deliver nothing but “Smoke & Mirrors” on their second album. -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UMass student files federal civil rights lawsuit against Amherst police officers after ‘Blarney’ arrest -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

SGA spring elections campaigns kick off -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

UMass must contain Bembry in rematch with St. Joe’s -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Chaz Williams returns from his stint overseas, signs contract with Maine Red Claws -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

A look into the memorable styles of New York Fashion Week -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Storify: UMass celebrates Patriots’ Super Bowl win

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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

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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.

Primary election ends with Coakley, Baker victorious

Cade Belisle/ Daily Collegian)

Candidates for attorney general, treasurer and governor were decided in Tuesday’s primary election

Krystle Campbell remembered through scholarship

Taylor C. Snow/Daily Collegian

UMass Boston alumna and Boston Marathon bombings victim Krystle Campbell is being remembered through a UMass scholarship and a marathon team in her name.

Boston Police Commissioner to review Blarney Blowout

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis talks about the past week during an interview at police headquarters onTuesday, April 23, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts. (Nancy Lane/Boston Herald/MCT)

The review of Blarney Blowout is aided by Boston Police Commisioner, Ed Davis

SGA approves four motions, tables one

Student Government Administration President Zachary Broughton spoke on Monday night. (Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

In the SGA Senate meeting Monday, a new OHAG governor was appointed and funds were allocated for a Woman in Media conference, among other motions.

Orchard Hill government resigns

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Amid allegations of misusing funds and ongoing impeachment procedures, Governor Seth Perkins and his cabinet have resigned for academic reasons, leading to the government’s finances being unfrozen.

Problems continue for Perkins, OHAG

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The former SGA presidential candidate and current Orchard Hill Governor Seth Perkins defends himself and his cabinet as an impeachment process rumbles forward.

Rao/Schissel ticket wins SGA election, Freudson elected student trustee

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

In a last-minute decision, the SGA Election Commission invalidated the DMC ticket, announcing Rao, Schissel and Freudson as winners.

Spring Concert lineup announced

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Wale, Goo Goo Dolls, and Slightly Stoopid to perform

SGA presidential, vice presidential candidates removed from ballot

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Seth Perkins and Isilda Gjata, also known as “The Hammer,” were removed from the ballot before polls opened on Sunday after an audit was completed on their residential area government.

UPDATE: ‘Blarney Blowout’ leads to 55 arrests, police injuries

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The annual unsanctioned pre-St. Patrick’s Day party led to a number of off-campus incidents and 52 arrests by the Amherst Police alone, with an additional 28 summonses.

Higher Education commissioner testifies before Joint Ways and Means Committee

Justin Surgent/Daily Collegian

Richard Freeland, higher education commissioner for Massachusetts, came to UMass on Monday to testify on the 2015 fiscal year budget and meet with student leaders on campus.

The meaning of the debt ceiling

MCT

Congress and President Obama just raised the debt ceiling again, but what does that mean for America?

Five things to know about President’s Day

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News Editor Patrick Hoff runs down the five things you need to know about President’s Day.

UMass student begins stand up comedy RSO

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Senior Thomas Bachman has started a group on campus that will make you laugh, quite literally