February 28, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass hockey falls flat in regular season finale to UConn -

Saturday, February 28, 2015

UMass hockey stumbles offensively against UConn’s tough defensive corps -

Saturday, February 28, 2015

UMass seeks increased energy as it hosts Fordham -

Friday, February 27, 2015

Report: UMass continues search for new athletic director, DeFilippo not an option -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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 -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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

Serving what purpose?

Collegian columnist Rachel Dougherty takes a look behind the scenes to see who benefits Commonwealth College community service.

Unemployed? Try South Korea

Graduation’s around the corner and Collegian columnist Rachel Dougherty recommends shooting across the Pacific in search of job opportunities in South Korea.

Show some mercy

Rachel Dougherty believes that students should be punished for bullying. But she doesn’t believe that we should start a witch-hunt. We should go after the real problem with bullying.

Alternative spring break may not be best option for student volunteers

Columnist Rachel Dougherty sheds light on the lesser known details of alternative spring break’s structure and claims that, while well-intentioned students looking to volunteer may find traveling to build houses a good way of spending break, there could be better options for helping communities that would have more of an impact.

CASA Dominicana celebration heats up a cold winter night

CASA Dominicana infused a little Caribbean heat into a cold Massachusetts night when they celebrated Dominican Independence Day on Saturday ,Feb. 27 in the Fine Arts Center lobby.

Def Poet celebrates Afro-Dominican culture and 166 year independence

University of Massachusetts will celebrate the sights and sounds of Dominican Independence Day this Saturday, February 27, with a series of cultural performances in the Fine Arts Center. The event is organized by the UMass Casa Dominicana, a cultural RSO that provides students with social and educational events that celebrate Dominican culture.

’35 Shots of Rum’ is buzzworthy worldwide

“35 Shots of Rum” was shown Wednesday night at the Isenberg School of Management as part of the 17th annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival.

Overworked and underpaid

Rachel Dougherty wants to know why, with all the things that can go wrong, students are not getting paid for all the time they work.

No happy ending for local massage parlors

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, eight area massage parlors in six towns were raided by state and local police on suspicion of prostitution. According to a Nov. 4 report by ABC 40 News, the investigation was prompted by a tip from federal authorities in New York. Three women were arrested in the aftermath of the raid.

Doughty is ‘Doubly Gratifying’

‘Busting up a Starbucks’ on the way to a Mike Doughty show is something every fan should do at least once. Fortunately, there is a Starbucks just one street away from the Iron Horse in Northampton, where Doughty played The Question Jar Show on Thursday, November 12.

Faux four a fan favorite

The Calvin Theater was alive with the spirit of 60s on Saturday night when 1964 the Tribute brought the sounds of the Beatles to the Northampton stage. Named the “best Beatles tribute band in the world” by Rolling Stones Magazine, 1964 the Tribute recaptured the experience of the early Beatles for the audience…

Mike Doughty to play at Iron Horse

Mike Doughty, former front-man of the New York based alternative rock group Soul Coughing and currently an independent artist, will play at Northampton’s Iron Horse this Thursday as a part of his 2009 tour, The Question Jar Show.

Fab(ricated) Four to play Noho

Woodstock may be a page in a history book, but the sixties will live on this Saturday night when 1964 The Tribute recreates the sounds and styles of the Beatles at Calvin Theater in Northampton.

Practice safe Internet, use anti-virus software

After experiencing the horrors of a virus firsthand, Rachel Dougherty says that students should be more aware of the protection they need to keep their computers safe and how to get it.

Horror flick epitome of paranormal mediocrity

Seeing a teenage girl exit the theater in a fit of hysterics may lead one to believe that “Paranormal Activity” may just be that movie that transcends mindless hype that it might just be “one of the scariest movies ever made,” as some viral ad campaigns would have us believe. Not bad by any means but hardly the horror juggernaut that it was made out to be.

HASA auctions off a night on the town

There’s just one word to describe the Haitian American Student Association (HASA) Date Auction last Thursday night: hot. Between the crowds crammed into the Herter Annex Thursday night and the physiques of those volunteering to be auctioned off, the HASA Date Auction was sweltering.

College life and the threat of eating disorders

Rachel Dougherty talks about the prevalence of eating disorders on college campuses and the legitimate threat that they pose.

UPC hosts talent show

Tuesday night’s Registered Student Organization (RSO) talent show came from select campus RSOs, who danced, stepped, jived and sang for the chance to win $500 to put toward one of their upcoming events, courtesy of the UPC.

U.S. needs to play its hand right in Afghanistan

With a pivotal decision on the U.S. military’s status in Afghanistan, Rachel Dougherty says that the Obama administration needs to make a right choice if the conflict is ever going to be decided.

The curse of the super senior

With costs going up, classes harder to get into and the school over-enrolled, Rachel Dougherty says that taking extra time to graduate may not be an option for students that feel overwhelmed.