March 28, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass women’s lacrosse aims another perfect conference record against Duquesne -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass heads home to take on Albany -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Coming off weekend victory, UMass softball prepares for series against St. Josephs -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

‘The Last Man on Earth?’ more like, ‘The Worst Show on Earth’ -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new face for money -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass hopes to carry momentum into weekend series against VCU -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass Theatre Guild to present “Seussical” this weekend -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UMass eyes the future of its athletics with the hiring of Athletic Director Ryan Bamford -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Derrick Gordon to transfer from UMass in search of more prominent role -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Local author and activist Don Ogden writes to make environmental change -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Chiarelli: Football the center of attention Tuesday at Bamford’s hiring -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MANNA soup kitchen continues to feed the local hungry in Northampton -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Sellner reflects on his time at the Collegian

Courtesy of Stephen Sellner

I owe so much to that ugly office. Much more that can be fit into a single column.

Sellner: A grab bag of this week’s hottest sports topics

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Peyton Manning is medically cleared to play in 2014, the NFL’s new potential rule and UMass men’s basketball all get discussed this week

Sellner: I wrote UMass off too soon

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Some were ready to pull the plug on the Minutemen as a legitimate contender after they fell to George Mason 91-80. But after Friday’s 80-75 victory over VCU, fans shouldn’t be going anywhere.

Sellner: 2014 MLB season the last to remember Derek Jeter

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After announcing his retirement last week, Derek Jeter will play out his final Major League season, leaving behind a legacy that so many can only dream about

Sellner: Michael Sam has a chance to be this generation’s human rights hero

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With Michael Sam coming out as gay just months before the NFL Draft, will he be the NFL’s first gay athlete and this generation’s human right’s hero?

Sellner: Seattle’s dominance prevails in Super Bowl XLVIII

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The NFL’s top defense proves too much for the high-powered Denver offense.

Sellner: Paul Pierce this generation’s Celtics legend

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For this generation’s Celtics fans, Paul Pierce was their Bill Russell, Larry Bird or Bob Cousy.

UMass baseball uses season-high 17 hits in win over CCSU

UMass belted a season-high 17 hits and Dylan Begin hit a 3-run triple in the bottom of the eighth as the Minutemen outlasted Central Connecticut State, 9-5, Tuesday.

UMass basketball guard Jesse Morgan appears to no longer be with team, sources say

UMass junior guard Jesse Morgan’s career with the Minutemen could be over, according to a report by The Daily Hampshire Gazette.

Video Highlights: Minutemen win first doubleheader game over NJIT by one

The UMass baseball team won the first game of a doubleheader against NJIT by a nail-biting score of 1-0. Here are the highlights.

UMass football lacking playmaking, experience in skill positions

UMass lost its top three wide receivers from last season, and coach Charley Molnar said that Tajae Sharpe is the No. 1 receiver as of now.

UMass hoops ends season with first-round NIT loss to Stony Brook

UMass didn’t have the same intensity or demeanor Wednesday night as it had in last week’s Atlantic 10 Tournament, falling to Stony Brook, 71-58, in the first round of the NIT.

Sellner: UMass hoops passes eye test for NCAA Tournament

UMass’ postseason fate hangs in the NCAA Selection Committee’s hands as the Minutemen fell to VCU, 71-62, Saturday evening in the A-10 Semifinals.

UMass advances to A-10 semifinals with thrilling 79-74 win over Temple

Chaz Williams dropped 28 points as UMass sprinted past Temple, 79-74, Friday night in the A-10 Quarterfinals at the Barclays Center.

UMass hoops survives in spite of rebounding woes, foul trouble

UMass was outrebounded 50-32 Thursday against George Washington and were without Terrell Vinson and Cady Lalanne for the final 2:48.

UMass men’s hoops kicks off A-10 Tournament Thursday against GW

UMass tries to avenge its Jan. 19 home loss to George Washington with a win over the Colonials Thursday night in the first round of the A-10 Tournament.

Chaz Williams uses aggressiveness, swagger in bounce-back performance

UMass point guard Chaz Williams paced the Minutemen with 20 points and 10 assists in a 75-66 win at Rhode Island in their regular season finale on Saturday.

Butler spoils near-sellout crowd in convincing win over UMass hoops

Despite a near-sellout crowd, UMass couldn’t keep up with Butler on Thursday night in its 73-62 defeat at the Mullins Center.

Sellner: Time is now for UMass basketball fans to pack Mullins

The UMass men’s basketball team eyes a packed house Thursday night when it hosts Butler for its biggest game in recent history.

Freddie Riley, Terrell Vinson’s career paths tie in to program’s resurrection

Seniors Freddie Riley and Terrell Vinson will be honored before Thursday night’s game against Butler for Senior Night.