January 29, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

MASSPIRG urges McDonalds to stop purchasing meat raised with antibiotics -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

How to avoid, treat and prevent Computer Vision Syndrome as a college student -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Obama and Modi strengthen ties between U.S. and India -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

UMass receives research honor from the Carnegie Foundation -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Islamophobia is a form of racism that needs to be stopped -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Björk gets personal on breakup album, ‘Vulnicura’ -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

UMass Dining nominated for Seafood Champion Award -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Why UMass basketball isn’t a good brand of basketball -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

BLOG: Joseph Widmar commits to UMass hockey -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

BLOG: New York Jets name Marcel Shipp new running backs coach -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A bond over basketball: Trey Davis and Zach Coleman’s friendship continues to grow at UMass -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Inside the Park with Marky Mark: January 27, 2015 -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Panda Bear remains confident, even in the face of ‘The Grim Reaper’ -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Why I want to be a teacher -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

UMass’ College of Education to train Pakistani higher education administrators -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams wrap up third-place finishes at Dartmouth Invitational -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Hao Luong shines for UMass men’s swimming and diving on Senior Day, prepares for end of college career -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Police Log: Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 to Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Rachel Hilliard, Heather MacLean highlight solid performance from UMass women’s track and field -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Hockey East: Eichel’s overtime goal pushes Boston University past Vermont -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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

(Jeffreyw/Flickr)

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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Athlete Ally chapter moves to UMass

Students in the group look to make it an RSO.

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Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian speaks at UMass

Conor Snell/Daily Collegian

Online entrepreneur offers insight to students about entrepreneurship

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UMass grad Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy reopens

UMass graduate Binh Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy is the first business to reopen after a Route 9 strip mall fire on Oct. 27.

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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.

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UMass skydiving club goes gold

Courtesy of University of Massachusetts Skydiving Club/Jennifer Shumway

Parachuting team competes at USPA Collegiate Championships with success, taking home gold.

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Skateboarding to Eden

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Russell Phelan has seen his skateboard company grow from his garage to worldwide.

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Band managers take on challenge of coordinating Macy’s Day Parade performance

Rebecca Baturin and Alexis Sabol, the two student managers of the UMass marching band, are preparing the band for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Dr. Timothy Anderson leads UMass marching band to New York

UMass marching band director Dr. Timothy Anderson is preparing his students for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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Bob Kain visits UMass as Executive-In-Residence

The former President and co-CEO of IMG spoke to students Tuesday night in the Campus Center Auditorium.

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Student majors in EDM DJing

Senior Shannon Masada-Rodriguez creates his own major to follow passion of being an EDM DJ.

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Late UMass senior James Tan remembered for his passion for volunteering

James W. Tan, 22, of Belchertown, died Feb. 19 at an undisclosed Amherst location.

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Former chancellor Randolph W. Bromery dead at 87

Bromery served as chancellor of UMass from 1971-79 and was the first African-American chancellor of UMass

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Psychology lecturer is also a practicing Wiccan

Pychology professor Laura Wildman-Hanlon speaks about her life as a teacher, mother and practicing Wiccan.

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