December 20, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

BLOG: UMass football recruiting roundup: UMass signs DT, offers two kickers -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

UMass President Robert Caret resigns to become chancellor of the University of Maryland system -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Brandon Montour: ‘It felt great to be out there’ -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

UMass falls to Northeastern in Brandon Montour’s debut -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Cady Lalanne continues to evolve as a potential outside shooting threat -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

UMass hockey returns to action against Northeastern, Montour to make season debut -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Demetrius Dyson remains hopeful despite rocky start to season -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Former UMass soccer star Matt Keys aims to continue his career professionally -

Monday, December 15, 2014

Pierre-Louis, Dillard shine in UMass victory over Holy Cross -

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Passing, spacing improved in UMass victory -

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Prolific first half propels UMass past Canisius, 75-58 -

Saturday, December 13, 2014

UMass Faculty Senate hears ad hoc committee’s report on FBS football, shoots down contentious motion -

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Minutemen hope improved spacing will aid struggling half court offense -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Divest UMass urges Board of Trustees to split with fossil fuel industry -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Cady Lalanne accustomed to dealing with increased attention -

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Front to Back: Week of Dec. 1, 2014 -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Chiarelli: UMass basketball running out of time to find its identity -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Minutewomen take care of business against American -

Monday, December 8, 2014

UMass women’s basketball handles American, 71-61 -

Sunday, December 7, 2014

UMass basketball downed by Florida Gulf Coast 84-75 -

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Snowboarding as a culture, a pastime and an art

From fashion to tricks, snowboarding is a sport providing individualism in all forms.

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Humans vs. Zombies: UMass’ most dangerous game

(Caroline O'Connor/Daily Collegian)

A look into this semester’s on-campus Humans vs. Zombies game and its final hours

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Challenge yourself with intensive workouts at the Recreation Center

(Paige Teeny/Flickr)

Rejuvenate your exercise regimen with these group fitness classes

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Bikram Yoga heats up in Northampton

Bikram Yoga Northampton presents the people of Northampton and its surrounding towns with a chance to try out yoga with a little added heat.

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Easy tips to avoid the flu

Simple tasks like washing your hands and sleeping eight hours can help you avoid getting sick during the cold, winter months.

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Making the transition to outdoor workouts

Four ways to make the transition out of the gym this upcoming spring.

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Get amped with these Top 10 workout songs

Looking for new music to listen to when working out? Look no further than this list.

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Rec Center offers cardio classes for beginners and experts

When running on the treadmill gets old, try one of these exercise classes to mix up your routine.

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Gym gear for the penniless

Still procrastinating on your New Year’s resolution to work out and get fit? It’s never too late to start on that beach body, and here are some great places to get affordable gym gear.

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The ins and outs of cycling in Amherst

In preparation for the warmer weather, these services and riding paths in the area offer assistance for a plethora of biking needs.

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Central Rock Gym a fun way to get in your exercise

If you are sick of treadmills, rock climbing at Central Rock Gym is a fun new way to squeeze your cardio and strength work into one exercise routine.

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Diet the right way with simple tricks

It’s easy to get carried away and try to lose weight in a dangerous way. Follow these tips to get healthy for summer without any crash dieting.

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Local trails a refreshing change of pace

The 11-mile Norwottuck Rail Trail offers a peaceful getaway sure to get your mind out of your studies, albeit temporarily.

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Get in shape for spring without leaving campus

Collegian Columnist Kaitlyn Bidga teaches advice on how to get in shape for vacation without leaving school.

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10 Tips: Beat the winter blues with simple tips

The cold winter months leave many people depressed and lethargic, but if you follow these simple suggestions, you’ll have the blues beat in no time.

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Survival of the fittest: Local gyms fight to compete with UMass Rec Center

Gyms like The Leading Edge and Planet Fitness have been forced to make some big changes in order to compete with the UMass Rec Center. While no one will be going to the Edge anymore, Planet Fitness claims to have benefited from the change.

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2010 Winter Olympics provides golden memories

After lifetimes of practice, years of preparation and 16 days filled with moments of glory and disappointment, the 21st Winter Olympic Games are over. Held in Vancouver, Canada, there were many remarkable moments of the games, some of which will remain in the record books for years, while others will be long forgotten by the time the winter games are held again in four years in Sochi, Russia.

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In sickness or in health insurance

What sort of world do we live in where a mature, pretty and leggy blond woman has to create a website to find a husband? A world where healthcare is a growing problem for millions. Terri Carlson, a 45-year-old divorced mother, took to the Internet to form Willmarryforhealthinsurance.com to find a husband that could give her health insurance, putting love on the back burner for now.

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Free classes, great workouts: nine exercise classes you should be taking

Exercise routines can become dull and predictable as we engage in the uniform two-mile treadmill run or 30 minutes on the elliptical. If you’re getting bored of your predictable workout routine, then it’s time to do something about it. Make exercise enjoyable and fun as you dance, kick, spin or crunch your way to a fit body. Last semester, the University of Massachusetts opened its $50-million Recreation Center, along with nine sweat-inducing fitness classes.

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“Ditch the workout and join the party” with Zumba Fitness

Almost every afternoon and night of the week, 50 University of Massachusetts students dance, sweat and have fun to music such as Ke$ha’s “Tick Tock,” Pitbull’s “I Know You Want Me” and LMFAO’s “Shots.” These students, primarily female, are engaging in a complete hour of calorie and fat burning, working on muscle resistance, and overall energizing their bodies while still managing to have a good time. This is what Zumba Fitness is all about.

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Unusual events pave the way for a promising Winter Olympics

While many people think that the Olympic Games are outdated in today’s fast-paced world, there are many interesting events coming up in this month’s Vancouver Olympic Winter Games. From the culturally significant opening and closing ceremonies to unusual sports, everyone should find something attractive about the games.

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Student enterprising a driving force at the ‘Zoo’

Recession got you feeling weak? A glance at the ZooMass Calendar, a 12 month layout organized by students and featuring coeds from the Five College area, should clear those doldrums up right away.

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Students clean up butts

Don’t like cigarette butts cluttering up your campus? Neither do the University of Massachusetts students who volunteered last Sunday to collect stray ones across campus for the fourth annual “No Butts About It” event.

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Brazilian flair brought to UM through Capoeira classes

For those who opt out of paying high gym membership prices or club dues, there is now another option on campus for students trying to stay fit while having fun. Capoeira, a mix of martial arts and dancing, is now being taught as a class through the Student Association for Multicultural Brazilian Alliance (SAMBA).

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