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UMPD crime alert informs campus of motor vehicle theft near Rudd Field Sept. 17 -

September 22, 2017

‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer ties Central Connecticut State in double overtime -

September 20, 2017

“Sons of Tucson” good for a cheap laugh

The latest half hour comedy, “Sons of Tucson,” is set to premiere Sunday, March 14, at 9:30 pm about a deadbeat with a low level job, Ron Snuffkin, who falls in with the wrong company … three young, troublemaking boys with absentee parents.

NoHo Know How: Fixin' the kitchen on any budget

Collegian staff writer Shayna Murphy reveals several great purveyors of kitchenware in Northampton where quality products like mugs, salt and pepper shakers, tableware and more can be found at affordable prices.

Weekend at the Movies: Post Valentine’s Day Recap

Pete Rizzo and Shayna Murphy offer up their opinion of this year’s Valentine’s Day cinema entries. Movies topics include the romantic comedy “Valentine’s Day,” the remake of the “The Wolfman,” and last weekend’s new family feature “Percy Jackson & The Olympians.”

Winter chill prompts cinema escape

Who says the only thing worth seeing over winter break was “Avatar?” From sentimental period pieces like “The Young Victoria” to hackneyed vampire tales like “Daybreakers,” winter break offered a diverse array of escapist cinema.

Weekend at the Movies winter recap

Collegian movie critics Pete Rizzo and Shayna Murphy discuss the best and worst of film from winter break.

Year of Woody ends well with army flick

Woody Harrelson co-stars as a casualty notification officer for the United States Army in Oren Moverman’s “The Messenger.” As a veteran soldier, Harrelson guffaws and, upon the audience’s first introduction, strikes an image that to most should seem very familiar: he comes off like a godamned raving lunatic.

Big screen blunders: disappointing films of 2009

No best-of-the-year film list would be complete without a glimpse at the films that made audience-goers cringe in 2009. From harebrained comedies to ambitious prestige pieces that just fell short of the mark, the following is a list of films that failed to scintillate at the Cineplex.

Artists go down to the Paradise City

Spot the rows of intricately beaded handbags and hand-stitched wool jackets and you’ll have seen a place unlike any other – a place cluttered with ceramic vases and glasswork tinted by light blue hues and other accoutrements to catch the eye’s attention. For the local art aficionado, it’s a place that only sprouts up once a year, but easily earns its mantle – it’s Paradise City.

Scantily-clad interns give working girls a bad name

As fall slowly begins to peak it’s way through the leaves, congressional male staffers look forward, with equal parts excitement and longing, to “skintern” season – a time when thousands of supple young female interns swarm Capitol Hill, strolling its marbled hallways in tight-fitting skirts and revealing tops.

“Halloween II” cuts to the heart of exploitation

Shayna Murphy gives Halloween II a 2/5 stars. Somewhere between Quentin Tarantino’s witty, pop culture-infused banter and the sly commercial sleaze of the “Crank” series, people forgot what true exploitation cinema is like. Aggressive, offensive and always in poor taste, few modern filmmakers have the chutzpah to venture over such tough terrain.

Drag me to the cinema: summer movies in review

This season’s films took us well beyond the thunderstorms of summer days – from the halls of Hogwarts to the bustling streets of 1950s France – and in some cases, brought us straight to hell. Here we break down the best (and worst) of the season.