August 29, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

Suspect in custody after break-ins on Lincoln Avenue -

Thursday, August 28, 2014

UMass crime alerts reveal reports of lewd acts -

Friday, August 22, 2014

UMass women’s soccer hopes added depth brings more consistency in 2014 -

Friday, August 22, 2014

UMass mourns death of alumnus and journalist James Foley -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Kassan Messiah, Trey Seals to shoulder pass rushing responsibility for UMass football -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

UMass names Blake Frohnapfel as the starting quarterback -

Monday, August 18, 2014

Decision looms for Mark Whipple as UMass football looks to name starting quarterback -

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Former UMass star Marcel Shipp overseeing a strong running back competition -

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Former UMass basketball star Chaz Williams signs professional contract in Turkey, still eyeing NBA career -

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Minutemen anxious to display aggressive defense -

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

UMass football turns the page, excited for 2014 season -

Monday, August 4, 2014

UMass student struck and killed by vehicle Thursday night -

Friday, August 1, 2014

UMass receives anonymous $10.3 million gift -

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

UMass football summer coverage 2014 -

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Chiarelli: Sam Koch’s impact evident in those who knew him best -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Longtime UMass men’s soccer coach Sam Koch dies after two-year battle with sinus cancer -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Southwest evacuated after gas leak -

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

UMass Rowing finishes NCAA Championships, ends year ranked No. 21 in the nation -

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Two UMass basketball alums to compete for a lofty prize in The Basketball Tournament -

Friday, May 23, 2014

Commencement Photos 2014 -

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Boston Marathon 2014: A day to remember

Boston Marathon 2014 (Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Athletes and spectators alike celebrated the pride and strength in their nation at 118th Boston Marathon.

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UMass Hillel to play in the National Hillel Basketball Tournament

Ildar Sagdejev/Wikimedia Commons

A team of eight University of Massachusetts students will compete in the third annual “NCAA Tournament of Jewish Basketball” this weekend.

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UMass Hospitality and Tourism Management hosts 40th annual Career Day

Seamon Kang/Daily Collegian

More than 65 companies will be in attendance at the event, which will take place Wednesday in the Campus Center Auditorium.

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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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UMass students navigate dynamic of long-distance relationships

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Freshman Hannah Burbidge and others discuss the highs and lows of dating long-distance.

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Transcending time and race with a postage stamp

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UMass professor helps U.S. Postal Service honor author

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Food for Thought Books welcomes another year of business

Shaina Mishkin/Daily Collegian

The local bookstore achieves their fundraising goal, allowing them to avoid closing at the end of 2013 after downsizing earlier this month.

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Zipcar aims to better student life on campus

Through hourly rental cars and student scholarships, Zipcar hopes to ease the lives of students on campus in a cheap and effective way.

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Second Semester Security Updates

UMass Security Officials look to engage public in keeping campus safe

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Former NFL star talks athletes’ struggle to live life as role models

Ricky Williams, Kevin Blackistone and Todd Crosset talked about athletes as role models to UMass students on Wednesday night.

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Survey finds employers value internship and work experience over grades

A recent survey of a variety of employers across the country found that the most successful job applicants are those with on-the-job experience.

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Florida tuition proposal gets mixed reactions from UMass community

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott’s proposal, that calls on Fla. public universities to freeze tuition for students seeking job-friendly degrees, has received mixed reactions from the UMass community.

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Acclaimed scholar Robin D.G. Kelley speaks at UMass

Historian Robin D.G. Kelley spoke Tuesday in a lecture titled “The Long Rise and Short Decline of American Democracy.”

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New England Public Radio breaks ground on new facility in Springfield

WFCR formally began the yearlong renovation of the Fuller Block Building on Main Street in Springfield to serve as its new home.

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UMass returns Native American remains after 88 years

The University spent the last year preparing to repatriate the remains of 64 Native Americans to three different tribes.

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Sequestration may occur, could reduce UMass funding for students and research

Congress is cutting it to the last minute to reach a deal before Friday’s deadline to avoid sequestration, meaning across-the-board spending cuts for the next decade.

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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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UMass students protest Keystone pipeline in capital

Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Student volunteers help taxpayers file tax returns

Students in the Isenberg School of Management participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to help people easily manage filing their taxes.

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Report: Bachelor’s degree may only lead to bartending or waiting tables

A January 2013 report by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity found that nearly half of all college grads in 2010 were underemployed.

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Stonewall Center to host Valentine’s dance Saturday

The Stonewall Center will host a dance on Saturday in the Fine Arts Center Lobby to celebrate Valentine’s Day, complete with a kissing booth and “Cupid’s Love Factory”

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UMass study sheds light on dogs and wolves

Recent findings by a University of Massachusetts biologist have significantly altered previous understanding of the developmental rifts between dogs and wolves.

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Researchers examine whether SAT scores truly represent student abilities

University of Minnesota researchers are questioning whether SAT scores will represent a student’s academic ability in college.

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UMass alumni finalists in Fox 25 wedding contest

Two UMass alumni are finalists in the “A Wedding to Remember” contest with Fox 25 in Boston.

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Study shows minority students benefit from instructors of same ethnicity

A recent study has shown that minority students are more likely to perform better classes due to their relationships with minority faculty.

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14,000 more jobs made available for women in the Military

Policy changes make over 14,000 more jobs available to women in the United States Military.

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UM researchers found fish capable of communication through a form of talking

University of Massachusetts fish biologists have found that fish communicate through a series of sounds .

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19 million jobs could be created by banks spending, says PERI study

According to the Political Economy Research Insitute – an independent unit of UMass – if banks spend $1.4 trillion, 19 million jobs will be created.

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Music group shoots video in the campus center

Group finds inspiration in the quiet of Campus Center basement to make a music video.

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Feeling down? High five! Thursday is National High Five Day

The National High Five Project will sponsor the tenth-annual National High Five Day this Thursday.

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News across the nation

News from around the United States. From Wall Street to Libya to college campuses, this is the news from across the nation.

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Texas group launches new scholarship for white males only

A group of graduate students at Texas State University has launched a non-profit charity seeking to benefit financially needy white male students.

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The protests in Libya unraveled

On February 16, Libyans took to the streets in support of a lawyer imprisoned. The initial protest of hundreds turned in to thousands taking to the streets in support of a new government.

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Large majority of Americans sympathetic to protesters in Egypt

A recent Gallup poll shows Americans are largely sympathetic towards protesters in Egypt.

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‘Comfort Food?’ UC Irvine serves up chicken and waffles for MLK Day

In an apparent mistake with major racial-sensitivity implications, a dining hall at the University of California, Irvine served students chicken and waffles to mark Martin Luther King Day.

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College freshmen more stressed than ever

New research conducted at UCLA has indicated college freshmen are experiencing their highest stress levels in 25 years.

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Hampshire College zips along in a rental car

Zipcar provides a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly alternative to owning a car: Will UMass be next in line?

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Graduation rates decrease nationwide

The number of students graduating with a college or university degree is falling.

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Public higher ed struggles to fill budget gap

A potential student loan crisis looms on the horizon for some students who face a mounting debt burden.

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New site lets students search for dream jobs

Internship 101: a new website has launched giving students tips and guidance on finding internships.

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Professors encourage wealthy to donate tax cuts

A trio of Yale and Cornell professors have launched a new website, GiveitBackForJobs.org, to urge wealthy Americans to give their tax cuts to charity.

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Students react to study on minority friendships

A new study suggests students look for kindness in forming relations, as opposed to races and stereotypes.

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UMass students compete in skydiving competition

UMass sophomores Matt Leonard and Kevin Drivas put their skydiving licenses to the test when they recently participated in a collegiate skydiving championship in Arizona.

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Study: alumni satisfied with college experience

Survey finds alumni happy with the time and effort put into degrees.

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Chinese enrollment at American universities up from previous years

International students, especially Chinese students, are becoming prominent fixtures in American universities and are providing a solid source of income for institutions of higher education.

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CCPH adds four new hires to staff

The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), a department of University Health Services, has added three psychologists and an outreach specialist to its staff. These four professional come from a wide array of backgrounds and bring to UHS a multitude of special skills.

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Facebook founder lends a hand

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to donate $100 million to help improve the public schools of Newark, N.J.

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What’s in an envelope? One school bets on your enrollment

The University of Dayton is taking an unconventional admissions route; the school is sending accepted students mail in DHL and UPS envelopes hoping to show prospective students that they are valued.

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University presses performing strong

The American Association of Publishers (AAP) recently reported exceptionally strong June 2010 book sales for university presses.

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Second annual Isenberg Golf Tournament will contribute to scholarship fund

The Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts is not just all about business and no fun. For two School of Management students a capstone project became an alternative endeavor and event – a golf tournament in which portions of proceeds contribute to a scholarship fund.

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Changes must be made to boardrooms to avoid future market failures

Gillespie, co-author of “Money for Nothing” visited Isenberg School of Management yesterday to discuss the problems of company boardrooms

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Save this, Spend that

By: Naychelle Lucas Special to the Collegian Laundry for the month: $20. Ink for your printer: $60.99. Gas to get home for the weekend: $30. The single teardrop that glides down your cheek when you go to the ATM: priceless. SOAPnet’s new show “Bank of Mom and Dad” highlights young women whose weakness for designer shoes, gourmet lattes and expensive jewelry have caused their credit card bills to reach six figures. While most students don’t spiral out of control that badly, it can still be hard to stay out of debt. According to The College Board, nationally, the average student…

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Get the memo: New forms of note taking offer better versatility

Amazon and Apple have created two new “smart pads” – the Kindle, from Amazon, and the iPad, from Apple. Though still new inventions, both the Kindle and the iPad are already gaining in popularity on college campuses because of their effectiveness, their “greenness” and their multi-faceted capabilities.

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How new credit card rules will impact students

A series of new restrictions for credit card companies, which went info effect last week after being passed Congress a year ago, will impact anyone who has a credit card, but it will especially affect college students.

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UMass grads fight financial crime

During a time when many businesses are downsizing and cutting back just to stay afloat, Dexrex LLC – founded and run by former University of Massachusetts students – is expanding, soon moving from college-town Amherst to the banking center of Boston.

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