March 6, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass enters crucial part of season with matches against Providence, Saint Louis -

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UMass travels to face Notre Dame in the Hockey East tournament -

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Playoff time for UMass hockey -

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UMass faces challenge of stopping Lyle Thompson, Albany offense Saturday -

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Sloppy second half plagues UMass in loss to Richmond on Senior Night -

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RSO brings concepts to life through dance -

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The Underwoods deal with a dwindling hand of ‘Cards’ in an exciting, topical season -

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Chris Kyle: An American hero -

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Ballot question asks for increased student health fee to hire new CCPH staff -

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‘Parks and Recreation’ goes out on a good, if familiar, note -

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Why opinion journalism matters -

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UMass to retire Calipari jersey -

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‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ a disappointing comedy sequel -

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UMass opens season against Kentucky -

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Opportunity knocks for UMass hockey -

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Ludacris finalized as third performer at ‘Bring the Spring!’ concert -

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Minutewomen advance to A-10 second round -

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Offensive woes frustrate UMass in loss to Richmond -

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Minutewomen enter tough weekend schedule -

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Video monitoring equipment installed throughout Amherst in preparation for ‘Blarney’ -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Meet the 2015 SGA spring election candidates

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Get to know your presidential, vice presidential and student trustee candidates for the 2015 Student Government Association election.

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Gabriel Schmitt hopes to improve UMass health services as student trustee

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

With experience on the SGA Senate, health council and house council, Schmitt believes he knows UMass well enough to act as student trustee.

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Barrett/Barbosa ‘ready on day one’

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

SGA Speaker Sïonan Barrett and Secretary of Public Relations and Recruitment Chantal Lima Barbosa are running for president and vice president of the student body, vowing to be ready to make change on day one.

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An outsider to the SGA, student trustee candidate Nicholas Vigneau says he brings a fresh perspective to the position

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Increasing campus diversity, improving the student disciplinary process and boosting student involvement are central components of Vigneau’s campaign.

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Outsider candidates Rocco Giordano and Dhananjay (Danny) Mirlay Srinivas intent on shoring up student-administration relationship, getting more voices heard

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Giordano/Mirlay Srinivas ticket believes experience working with and for students has prepared them to take over SGA leadership.

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Emily O’Neil hopes to increase diversity and improve Title IX training as student trustee

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Current chair of the Diversity and Student Engagement Committee wants to be a true representative of both the undergraduate and graduate student body.

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Student trustee candidate Kabir Thatte looks to create his own path as a UMass legacy student within SGA

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Chairman sees trustee position as an opportunity to work with graduate students and address diversity issues on campus.

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Kelly, Gay to focus on transparency, accessibility and sexual assault training

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

President and vice presidential candidates Charlotte Kelly and Sammi Gay hope to show that all students have the capability to become a student leader.

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UM alumni hopeful for their up-and-coming snowboard company

(Courtesy of Jukesnow)

Recent graduates hopes to continue efforts for the future with fundraiser.

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Pita Pockets: Cooking from the heart

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The Amherst restaurant offers up traditional Syrian falafel and a friendly atmosphere.

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Local poetry festival honors works of Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson

The Emily Dickinson house, now the Emily Dickinson Museum. (Collegian File Photo)

The Amherst Poetry Festival calls for local poets to get involved

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“She was a happy person and she exuded that happiness onto everyone around her”

(Michelle Mandeau)

Her friends and community remember Hannah Frilot, a rising UMass senior who died in car accident on July 31.

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Seeking an opportunity

UMass quarterback Blake Frohnapfel (Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

UMass quarterback Blake Frohnapfel took a chance. Can he be the next face of UMass football?

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UMass’ Old Chapel nominated for listing on National Register of Historic Places

The Old Chapel at UMass, which was nominated as a Historic Place for the National Register. (Justin Surgent/Collegian File Photo)

The iconic building will soon undergo major renovations after years of non-use.

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Mark Whipple embracing second UMass football stint as teacher, motivator

UMass head coach Mark Whipple. (Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

New UMass football coach Mark Whipple, who first coached the Minutemen from 1998-2003, looks to take a mentor’s role during his second go in Amherst.

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Rao: ‘I like to call myself a walking paradox’

The recently elected SGA president brings a wide range of interests and experience to the job.

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UMass holds annual Native American Powwow

People of different tribes come together for the annual Native American Powwow at UMass.

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UMass Dressage Team discusses the lesser-known sport

(Pablo Alcala/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT)

Ten students make up the University’s dressage team. In this equestrian sport, riders are judged based on their ability to make a horse perform specific movements with what appears to be minimal effort.

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Kyle Adie a key part of the UMass baseball offense this season

Junior outfielder Kyle Addie takes a walk during Saturday's game against Dayton at Earl Lorden Field. (James Jesson/Daily Collegian)

Redshirt junior Kyle Adie has been giving the UMass baseball team an unexpected offensive boost so far this season.

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Ghana ACT popular among UMass students

Workers collect pineapples at Georgefields Farms, a private plantation in southern Ghana. (Shashank Bengali/MCT)

Program works with several different projects.

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