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Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 13, 2017

Makar, Ferraro off to Ontario to compete for Team Canada’s World Junior hockey team -

December 12, 2017

Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

December 12, 2017

Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

December 12, 2017

Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

December 12, 2017

GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

December 12, 2017

Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

December 12, 2017

Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

December 12, 2017

Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

December 12, 2017

When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

December 12, 2017

A snapshot of my college experience -

December 12, 2017

Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

December 12, 2017

Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

December 12, 2017

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

December 12, 2017

Some of my favorite everyday brands -

December 12, 2017

Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

December 11, 2017

Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

December 11, 2017

Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

December 11, 2017

‘Growing Cannabis On the Farm’ event held at Hampshire College -

December 11, 2017

UMass women’s basketball defeats Saint Peter’s for third straight win -

December 11, 2017

Minutemen fall in season finale, 52-38, at Hofstra

With Scott Woodward getting his first start at quarterback in his final game at UMass, the Minutemen were unable to overcome an early deficit as they fell to the Pride Saturday afternoon. Hofstra's quarterback, Cory Christopher threw for 484 yards in one of the worst games of the season for UMass defense.

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UMass to close out 2009 against Hofstra on road

With their playoff hopes out of reach, the Minutemen will close out its 2009 season against a middle-of-the-road Pride team that features a variety of tailbacks and a duel-quarterback system. Game time is slated for 1 p.m.

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Four accused players sentenced to probation

Members of the UMass football team that were charged with possession of cocaine last month were sentenced to probation on Monday, pending no further trouble by their next court date on March 15.

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Ground game dominates in UMass’ loss to JMU

The rain soaked field at McGuirk Stadium left both UMass and James Madison no choice but to run the ball as three players gained over 100 yards on the ground in Saturday’s 17-14 loss by the Minutemen.

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Minutemen lose final home game of season to James Madison

Three early turnovers by UMass gave James Madison 10 early points that the Minutemen could not overcome as they fell 17-14 on senior day at McGuirk Stadium. UMass fell to 5-5 on the season and 3-4 in the Colonial Athletic Association.

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UMass protecting McGuirk, hope to stay undefeated at home

The Minutemen have won every one of their games at home this season, and will look to go undefeated when they take on JMU on Saturday. The game is also Senior Day, with the Dukes coming to town after beating Maine.

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Seniors honored Saturday against Dukes

On Saturday against the Huskies, UMass will celebrate a senior class that has not lost a game at McGuirk Stadium. The Minutemen will be led by captain Vladimir Ducasse, safety Jeromy Miles, defensive back Corey Davis, and kicker Armando Cuko.

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Tony Nelson strong in return, Armando Cuko breaks records

After seeing limited play the past couple of weeks due to a thigh contusion, Tony Nelson rushed for 116 yards and three scores in UMass’ win over Northeastern. Armando Cuko also hit three field goals in the win to give him the single season record at UMass.

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Nelson, Havens lead Minutemen in rout of Northeastern at McGuirk

Behind Tony Nelson’s 116 yards on the ground and a mistake free game by quarterback Kyle Havens, the Minutemen moved to .500 in conference play with a 37-7 win over Northeastern.

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Minutemen look to bounce back

After two tough road losses, the Massachusetts football team will look to get back in the win column this weekend against visiting Northeastern. The Minutemen are undefeated at McGuirk, but have struggled on the road, generating just 21 points in back-to-back losses to Maine and Richmond.

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Havens to start, UMass out of national rankings

Even after being pulled the past two weeks in favor of senior quarterback Scott Woodward, junior Kyle Havens will get the nod against Northeastern this Saturday. After being ranked as high as No. 12, the Minutemen are now out of the national rankings.

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Minutemen fall to Black Bears, Woodward takes over at QB in second half

After throwing an interception and losing a fumble in the first half after injuring his ankle, quarterback Kyle Havens was replaced by Scott Woodward for the second straight week as UMass fell 19-9 in Maine.

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Minutemen look to bounce back

After a 34-12 loss at Richmond last Saturday, the UMass football team looks to find its winning ways when it travels to Maine to take on the Black Bears this weekend. With four CAA games left in the 2009 season, the Minutemen will have to win at least half of their games if they want to take over in the North Division.

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Havens to remain starter

Despite a tough performance from quarterback Kyle Havens on Saturday against Richmond, coach Kevin Morris is sticking with the junior under center against Maine this Saturday.

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Minutemen fall to No. 1 Richmond, Havens, Woodward combine for six INTs

With a total of seven interceptions, the Minutemen dug themselves too big a hole as they fell to the top ranked Spiders 34-12. UMass’ defense was strong in the contest, but could not hold off Richmond who had favorable field position all game.

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UM travels to take on defending national champs

Defensive tackle Brandon Collier and the rest of the Minutemen look to stop Spiders quarterback Eric Ward this Saturday, when the UMass football team takes on the No.1 team in the country at Richmond.

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Offensive line stepping up

Through the Minutemen’s first six games, the team has started four different combinations on the offensive line. Even with senior tailback Tony Nelson missing time, players on the o-line have been able to fill in for injured starters and make an impact.

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Running game powers Richmond past Maine

Top-ranked Richmond got past Maine by a score of 38-21 with four unanswered touchdowns in the second half on Saturday, highlighted by a 90-yard punt return for a score by senior Derek Hatcher. The running game for the Spiders (6-0, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association) was the strongest point on the day as they out-gained the Black Bears (3-4, 2-2 CAA) 252 yards to -2 on the ground. Senior Justin Forte and running back Garrett Wilkins led the running game for Richmond.

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UMass slows down potent UNH offense in a thriller.

Jonathan Hernandez rushed for 166 yards and a touchdown in a spot start in place of injured tailback Tony Nelson in a 23-17 win. The Minutemen held No. 4 New Hampshire to 17 points after giving up 43 last week to Delaware.

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Hernandez steps up in place of injured Nelson

Whenever UMass has needed players to step up due to injuries, they’ve done their job and filled in seamlessly. Such was the case on Saturday as tailback Jon Hernandez won the Bill Knight trophy and freshman Kumar Davis made an interception to seal a 23-17 win against No. 4 New Hampshire.

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