March 1, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass to host free concert featuring Kesha, Juicy J to deter students from participating in ‘Blarney’ -

Sunday, March 1, 2015

UMass men’s lacrosse falls to 0-4 with Saturday’s defeat to Brown -

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Strong second half snaps three-game losing streak for UMass -

Saturday, February 28, 2015

‘UMass basketball’ returns in victory over Fordham -

Saturday, February 28, 2015

First quarter woes sink UMass men’s lacrosse in Grant Whiteway’s return -

Saturday, February 28, 2015

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

Winless UMass faces Brown -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Jose Gonzalez returns with graceful “Vestiges & Claws” -

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

More than good enough

Courtesy of Stephen Hewitt

Collegian Editor in Chief Stephen Hewitt reflects on his time at the paper and how he’s finally satisfied.

One year after Boston Marathon bombings, UMass doctor Pierre Rouzier continues passion to help

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UMass staff physician Pierre Rouzier, who was at ground zero of the Boston Marathon attacks last year, will return to Boylston Street this year with a refreshed mindset on how to help others.

Editor’s note: Why we ran a full-page ad on the front cover of today’s Collegian

Collegian Editor in Chief Stephen Hewitt explains the decision behind the full-page advertisement on the front cover of Wednesday’s edition.

‘League of Denial’ co-authors to visit UMass to discuss book, NFL concussion crisis

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ESPN investigative reporters Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, co-authors “League of Denial,” the powerful book about the NFL and its concussion crisis, will be making a stop at UMass on Thursday.

Twenty years later, memories of Calipari-Chaney feud live on

Twenty years have passed since the famous postgame confrontation between John Calipari and John Chaney, the result of one of the most heated rivalries in college basketball history.

Former UMass basketball star Lari Ketner fighting for his life against cancer

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With support from family and friends by his side, former UMass basketball player Lari Ketner is trying to beat the odds as he battles against Stage 4 colon cancer.

UMass stuns George Mason with last-minute rally

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The Minutemen rallied back from five points down with 41 seconds left to complete an improbable 88-87 win over the George Mason University Patriots on Wednesday night.

UMass football introduces new head coach

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The University of Massachusetts introduced Mark Whipple as football coach for the second time in school history on January 14 at Mullins Center.

Three Man Weave: Episode 1

Stephen Hewitt, Patrick Strohecker and Mark Chiarelli discuss the Minutemen’s performance thus far, particularly the play of Cady Lalanne, Sampson Carter and Derrick Gordon, and look ahead to their next matchup against Youngstown State in the first episode of Three Man Weave.

Lorenzo Woodley shines for UMass in first career start against NIU

UMass freshman running back Lorenzo Woodley earned his first career start on Saturday and finished with 38 carries for 163 yards and a touchdown.

Northern Illinois races past UMass 63-19

Jordan Lynch ran all over the UMass football team Saturday as the Minutemen fell to Northern Illinois 63-19 at Gillette Stadium.

Fox 25 Boston to bring live morning news show to UMass on Thursday

As part of the television network’s tour around New England area colleges and universities, Fox 25 Boston will make a visit to UMass on Thursday morning to host its morning news show from 6 to 10 a.m. on the lawn in front of Goodell Hall.

Elaine Sortino inducted into UMass Athletic Hall of Fame

Late UMass softball coach honored during a celebratory memorial of her life Sunday at the Mullins Center.

Legendary UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino dies after battle with cancer

Elaine Sortino, who was a pioneer in making UMass softball a national power and touched so many lives, died Sunday night after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. She was 64.

Former West Virginia guard Jabarie Hinds to transfer to UMass

Jabarie Hinds, a 5-foot-11 guard who appeared in all 32 games for the Mountaineers last season, will sit out next season before suiting up for the Minutemen in 2014-15.

UMass football honors Boston Marathon victims at annual spring game

Boston Marathon runners who were unable to finish last week’s race were given the opportunity to finish with a lap at McGuirk Stadium during halftime of the UMass football spring game on Saturday.

Mike Wegzyn the early frontrunner in UMass football quarterback competition

Mike Wegzyn has the early edge at quarterback right now during spring practices, according to coach Charley Molnar, but A.J. Doyle also isn’t too far behind.

UMass football spring practice begins with roster changes

The Minutemen had their first of 15 spring practices on Tuesday morning at McGuirk Stadium, and three players who started games last season have left the program.

Hewitt: UMass hoops left out of Big Dance again, but best is still to come

For the 15th season in a row, the UMass men’s basketball team was left out of the NCAA Tournament field, but fans would be wise to keep their faith.

UMass basketball eliminated from Atlantic 10 Tournament with loss to VCU

The Minutemen scratched and clawed their way down the stretch, but ultimately fell short to the Rams on Saturday in the Atlantic 10 semifinals.