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Super Smash Brothers Club opens its doors to all players -

October 26, 2016

Claire Wardle on the refugee crisis coverage -

October 26, 2016

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 newsroom will always be home

There are many angles I could take in this, my final piece in my cherished Massachusetts Daily Collegian. I could floridly describe how I got here, explaining that I never intended to end up in Amherst, that I was never supposed to be toiling away in our cobwebby Campus Center basement office. I could narrate the arc of my personal maturation and self-discovery process in lofty, probably overstated terms, elaborating on how developing a congenital disease taught me the fallibility of concrete expectations and shook my faith in the inherency of fate. I could expand on my disillusionment process at…

Coakley: Trustees violated open meeting law in search for president

A report released by the office of Attorney General Martha Coakley found that the UMass Board of Trustees violated Open Meeting Law in a variety of manners throughout the search for a new UMass president last winter.

2011 seniors set to blast off into real world

This year’s graduating seniors will take to McGuirk Alumni Stadium May 13 for Undergraduate Commencement. NASA astronaut Catherine “Cady” Coleman will deliver this year’s undergraduate commencement from outer space.

Amherst Bank of America robbery suspect in custody

The downtown Amherst Bank of America was robbed Monday morning. Amherst Police arrested William W. Oldershaw after identifying him in a taxi cab matching the description of one which had fled the scene.

Feeling down? High five! Thursday is National High Five Day

The National High Five Project will sponsor the tenth-annual National High Five Day this Thursday.

Faculty Senate to consider campus tobacco ban in Thursday session

The Faculty Senate will debate a proposal to ban tobacco use across campus at its Thursday meeting.

‘Bedroom Databank’ shows Cox’s softer side

“Bedroom Databank Volumes 1 – 4,” showcases Bradford Cox’s ability to alternate between dreamlike compositions and electronically-augmented rock pieces.

Biden calls for increased college graduation rates

Vice President Joe Biden Monday called for America to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020

John Kerry cosponsors proposed repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry (D) introduced legislation last week to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1996 bill which defines marriage as a legal union between one man and one woman.

Texas group launches new scholarship for white males only

A group of graduate students at Texas State University has launched a non-profit charity seeking to benefit financially needy white male students.

SGA candidates square off in Tuesday evening debate

The Student Government Association focused on fees, diversity, and other aspects in a debate on Tuesday night.

Live blog: SGA debate


GRE to undergo revisions for next class of graduate students

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE), the standardized test which most graduate programs use in a similar way to the SAT, is undergoing revisions which will take effect this Aug. 1.

UMass faculty voice concerns over CHASS consolidation proposal

University of Massachusetts faculty have voiced concerns with Provost James Staros’ CHASS proposal.

2012 budget moves to cut federal spending

President Barack Obama released his 2012 budget Monday, which aims to cut discretionary spending and trim America’s trillion-dollar deficit by the end of the decade.

Provost recommends new consolidated college

According to an internal report obtained by the Collegian, Provost James Staros has recommended creating a new College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

Pintado free to travel to Florida to face charges

Web Update – Feb. 10, 3:00 p.m. Michele Catalano, Manny Pintado’s sister, provided the Collegian Tuesday evening with further information about Mr. Pintado, the University of Massachusetts student suspected of threatening a Florida lawmaker and his family over a contentious immigration bill. Catalano said she is not a resident of Bergen County, N.J., although her phone number is registered to that area code, but that she is a resident of New Jersey. She also said that, despite reports from David Entin, a friend and fellow parishioner of Pintado’s at First Churches Northampton, Pintado does not have a daughter at Princeton…

Manuel Pintado supporters pack Northampton courthouse

A crowd of about 50 supported attended Manuel Pintado’s court hearing Monday. Among those in attendance were two UMass sociology professors.

New site developed to help find jobs

The Department of Labor has launched a new website,, to help young people find jobs.

UMass student arrested for alleged e-mail threat

Manuel Pintado, who has listed himself as a UMass student, was arrested last night in Northampton for allegedly sending threatening emails to a Florida State Representative.