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Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two future UMass hockey players selected in 2015 NHL Draft -

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Former UMass center Cady Lalanne taken 55th overall by Spurs in 2015 NBA Draft -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’ -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student -

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Ryan Bamford uses online Q&A session to discuss UMass football conference search, renovation plans, cost of attendance -

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Opening statements delivered, first witnesses called in second trial for alleged 2012 gang rape at UMass -

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

UMass Board of Trustees approves rise in tuition, student fees -

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Former Minutewoman Quianna Diaz-Patterson named to Puerto Rican national softball team -

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

UMass rowing’s Jim Dietz inducted into CRCA Hall of Fame -

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Jury selection begins Monday in second gang rape trial -

Monday, June 15, 2015

Students turn attention to state legislators as decision on UMass budget looms -

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Alumna and next director of Brooklyn Museum Anne Pasternak ‘created her own path’ -

Thursday, June 11, 2015

UMass graduate crowned head of 600-year-old Indian kingdom -

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Committee recommends UMass increase tuition, student fees for in-state undergraduates -

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Darrice Griffin named UMass’ senior associate athletic director for internal operations/senior woman administrator -

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Report: UMass football will host Mississippi State in 2016 -

Monday, June 8, 2015

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison

Hampshire County Courthouse
(Collegian File Photo)

King, the second defendant in the 2012 gang rape, was found guilty of three counts of aggravated rape last week.

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Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide

A large colorful pride banner is displayed in the Boys Town nieghborhood on June 26, 2015 in Chicago. The Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry nationwide without regard to their state's laws. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

The 5-4 opinion, written by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, will stand as a landmark in civil rights law and culminates a two-decade struggle for gays and lesbians to win marriage equality under the Constitution.

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Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case

Pierpont Residence Hall in the Southwest Residential Area. (Collegian File Photo)

Twenty-one-year-old Pittsfield native Justin King awaits sentencing on Monday. Two of the men accused of raping the former UMass student have now been found guilty.

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Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’

FBI mugshot of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  A federal judge formally sentenced Tsarnaev on Wednesday for the Boston Marathon bombing.

A judge formally sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to six death sentences and 10 terms of life in prison on Wednesday.

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King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape

Hampshire County Courthouse
(Collegian File Photo)

Jury deliberations begin in the second of four trials involving the alleged rape in Pierpont Hall in October of 2012. The first codefendant, Emmanuel Bile, was sentenced to eight to 10 years in state prison in March.

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Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student

Hannah Frilot during her time at UMass. (Michelle Mandeau)

The family of Hannah Frilot reportedly seeks money to cover court costs, loss of their daughter’s future earnings and compensatory and punitive damages.

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Opening statements delivered, first witnesses called in second trial for alleged 2012 gang rape at UMass

Hampshire County Courthouse
(Collegian File Photo)

Justin King, 21, of Pittsfield, is charged with three counts of aggravated rape.

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UMass Board of Trustees approves rise in tuition, student fees

Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian

The board approved a “contingency” vote Wednesday as UMass awaits funding from the state for the 2016 year.

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Jury selection begins Monday in second gang rape trial

Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy at an October 2012 press conference about the alleged gang rape. (Collegian File Photo)

Justin King, 21, of Pittsfield, is charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a former UMass student.

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Students turn attention to state legislators as decision on UMass budget looms

UMass President Robert Caret
Collegian File Photo

The SAAC is in the process of drafting and distributing a letter to major players within Massachusetts asking for their support as students hope to minimize the damage of possible tuition and student fee increases.

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Alumna and next director of Brooklyn Museum Anne Pasternak ‘created her own path’

The Brooklyn Museum in 2008. It is the second largest art museum in New York.

The 50-year-old UMass graduate will be the first female head of the second largest art museum in New York City.

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UMass graduate crowned head of 600-year-old Indian kingdom

The Mysore Palace, India (photo - Jim Ankan Deka)

Yaduveer Wadiyar is prepared to focus on environmental and cultural issues in Mysore.

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Committee recommends UMass increase tuition, student fees for in-state undergraduates

Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian

The committee also approved a motion for a $250 Information Technology student fee, which will be voted on by the Board of Trustees June 17.

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Breaking down the proposed student fee for UMass Information Technology

The UMass campus at sunset. 
Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian

What the new IT fee would do, why some deem it necessary and why students are so opposed to it.

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UMass renews cooperation agreement with Hadley

Clouds race over protected farm land in Hadley. 
Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian

University and neighboring town plan to work together on issues of public safety, underage drinking and student involvement in the community, among others.

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Proposed Information Technology fee generates discussion, concern as vote approaches

(Collegian File Photo)

Students have spoken out in the form an online petition and the “UMass IT Fee Challenge.”

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UMass names Marie Bowen as next assistant vice chancellor for human resources

UMass

Former Harvard Law School and MASSPORT human resources director is set to begin in August.

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Expelled Amherst College student files lawsuit over handling of alleged 2012 rape

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Lawyer claims that new, tougher sexual assault standards adopted by the College led to an unfair disciplinary process for his client while also alleging that Amherst College ignored crucial evidence.

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SGA outlines plan to involve students in proposed IT fee process

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

SGA President Sïonan Barrett announced the creation of the “Commission on Student Fees,” which is designed to give students more control over fees as a vote on proposed $250 annual campus network fee approaches.

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UMass to allow four student businesses to accept Dining Dollars next year

Earthfoods Cafe is one of four student businesses which will accept Dining Dollars next year.
(Collegian File Photo)

The new agreement, which is signed for just the upcoming year, will allow Greeno Sub Shop, Earthfoods Cafe, Sylvan Snack Bar and Sweets N’ More to accept the meal plan.

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