October 20, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

DEVELOPING: Police investigating apparent death in McNamara Hall -

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Protect Our Breasts runs Breast Cancer Awareness campaign -

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Underclassmen lead UMass hockey to first victory of the season -

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Super Smash Bros. 3DS: A classic revitalized -

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Dear Chancellor: Improve the FAC -

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UMass women’s soccer shut out by Rhode Island -

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Students at UMass rally to show support for Hong Kong -

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Duolingo makes learning a language easier -

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UMass men’s swimming and diving falls to Army; women’s team gets revenge -

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UMass field hockey gets back to .500 with win over BU Sunday -

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‘Columbus Day’ demonstrates ignorant view of the past -

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Students for Justice in Palestine aims to spread awareness, not argue -

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Mending fences: SGA and Amherst officials work together to improve town/gown relations -

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UMass men’s soccer drops 5-0 decision to Saint Louis -

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The Phablet continues to grow and maintain popularity -

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Dayton Flyers soar at Rudd Field, 4-1 over the Minutemen -

Sunday, October 19, 2014

UMass football’s Sharpe continues his banner season in 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan -

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Shadrach Abrokwah has career day in UMass football’s 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan. -

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UMass tops Eastern Michigan 36-14, puts together first FBS winning streak -

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Minutemen fall to Dayton 4-1 due to sloppy start -

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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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