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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

Police raid 81-year-old’s property to confiscate a single pot plant -

October 24, 2016

Overtime goal lifts Massachusetts’ soccer over VCU -

October 24, 2016

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers lead ‘Search Party’ at UMass -

October 24, 2016

Nobel Prize recipient Amartya Sen gives talk about closing the economic gap -

October 24, 2016

Greek 101 event hosted by Greek Health Advisors -

October 24, 2016

The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU -

October 24, 2016

UMass women’s soccer crushes VCU 3-0 Sunday afternoon -

October 24, 2016

The NFL is too lenient on abusers -

October 24, 2016

UMass field hockey comes away with weekend split in Philadelphia -

October 24, 2016

UMass in for a challenge against Penn State, QB Hackenberg

Cade Belisle/Collegian Staff

Minutemen are ready for a challenge against the Nittany Lions, believing the hype of their star quarterback.

Ben Roethlisberger: Whipple taught me how to be a pro

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Mark Whipple, his first NFL quarterbacks coach, taught him how to be a professional player.

Jean Sifrin’s debut highlighted by pair of touchdowns in loss

Photo by Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

UMass tight end Jean Sifrin scored two touchdowns, including an acrobatic one-handed grab, is his debut for the Minutemen.

Mark Whipple historically fares well with transfer quarterbacks

UMass head coach Mark Whipple (left) and quarterback Blake Frohnapfel. (Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

Whipple’s past success with transfer quarterback Todd Bankhead could bode well for new quarterback Blake Frohnapfel.

Mark Whipple embracing second UMass football stint as teacher, motivator

UMass head coach Mark Whipple. (Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

New UMass football coach Mark Whipple, who first coached the Minutemen from 1998-2003, looks to take a mentor’s role during his second go in Amherst.

UMass men’s lacrosse fails to clinch playoff berth in 15-7 romp by Delaware

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

The UMass men’s lacrosse team was outpaced across the field by Delaware in a 15-7 romp to end its season on Friday.

Win-and-in situation looms for UMass men’s lacrosse against Delaware

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

With one Colonial Athletic Association playoff spot up for grabs, the Minutemen will have to beat the Blue Hens to earn a berth into the postseason.

UMass lacrosse looks ahead to matchup with speedy Drexel

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

After having its game slowed down in a 6-5 loss to Towson, UMass is anticipating a fast-paced road matchup against speedy Drexel on Saturday at 4 p.m.

Goalkeeper Zach Oliveri, UMass men’s lacrosse show promise in loss to Towson after 14-day hiatus

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

UMass goaltender Zach Oliveri and his defense showed poised throughout its 6-5 loss to Towson on Saturday.

UMass men’s lacrosse outmatched in loss to Fairfield


The UMass men’s lacrosse team couldn’t figure out Fairfield goaltender Jack Murphy and was denied momentum throughout an 11-5 road loss on Tuesday.

Offensively charged UMass men’s lacrosse readies itself for No. 7 Penn State in CAA opener

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team is coming off a strong offensive showing, but is heading into a mathup with No. 7 Penn State and elite goaltender Austin Kaut.

Grant Whiteway’s seven goals propel UMass men’s lacrosse over Providence

UMass teammates Connor Mooney and Matt Whippen celebrate after a goal. (Nicole Evangelista/Daily Collegian)

UMass men’s lacrosse junior Grant Whiteway’s seven goals propelled UMass to a 16-11 win over Providence on Tuesday.

Joe Calvello’s consistency on face-offs a difference maker for UMass men’s lacrosse

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Senior center Joe Calvello’s 61 percent faceoff win percentage has charged UMass (4-1) men’s lacrosse this season.

UMass lacrosse preps for high-scoring Albany following defensive success

Nicole Evangelista/Daily Collegian

After turning in a 15-2 defensive gem against Brown, the UMass men’s lacrosse team is getting ready to host high-scoring Albany on Saturday.

UMass dominates Brown behind shut-down defense and effective passing

Nicole Evangelista/Daily Collegian

UMass men’s lacrosse used crisp passing plays to generate offense while the defense held strong in a 15-2 rout of Brown in Providence, R.I.

UMass grad Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy reopens

UMass graduate Binh Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy is the first business to reopen after a Route 9 strip mall fire on Oct. 27.

UMass lax preps for match with reshaped Harvard

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

UMass is looking for scoring from more than just freshman Nick Mariano, who has scored six goals in two games, heading into its match with Harvard on Saturday.

Nick Mariano scores in OT to lift UMass men’s lacrosse over OSU

Cade Belisle/Collegian File Photo

Freshman Nick Mariano scored with seven seconds left in overtime to lift the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team to a 12-11 win over Ohio State on Sunday night.

UMass students navigate dynamic of long-distance relationships

Justin Surgent/Daily Collegian

Freshman Hannah Burbidge and others discuss the highs and lows of dating long-distance.

Freshmen power UMass men’s lacrosse to season opening win at Army

Zoe Mervine/Collegian File Photo

Freshmen Grant Consoletti, Nick Mariano and Jeff George paced UMass’ offense, combining for four goals in a 6-5 win at Army to open the season.