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Veterans Advocacy Services cancels event celebrating Hampshire College flag victory -

December 5, 2016

UMass women’s basketball team can’t recover from sluggish start in 65-55 loss to George Mason -

December 5, 2016

‘Loving’ is simple, honest and a rare beauty -

December 5, 2016

Trump’s victory is unsurprising in racist America -

December 5, 2016

Capitalism must be fixed, not replaced -

December 5, 2016

Three-point shooting sinks UMass women’s basketball in loss to George Mason -

December 5, 2016

Use words to describe, not diminish -

December 5, 2016

Student sport organization holds video game tournament to raise money for scholarship -

December 5, 2016

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ starts slow but escalates quickly -

December 5, 2016

UMass hockey fails to generate scoring chances in 3-0 loss to Notre Dame Saturday -

December 4, 2016

UMass men’s basketball shooting woes continue as the Minutemen fall 65-62 to UCF -

December 3, 2016

Despite poor shooting performance, UMass men’s basketball shows improvement on defensive end -

December 3, 2016

Notebook: Ty Flowers shines in UMass men’s basketball’s loss to UCF Saturday -

December 3, 2016

Ray Pigozzi shines in first game back for the UMass hockey team since November 4 -

December 2, 2016

UMass starts hot, finishes strong in upset win over No. 12 Notre Dame -

December 2, 2016

SGA vice president will resign at the end of the semester -

December 2, 2016

Raise the Flag protestors praise -

December 2, 2016

Dining and Housekeeping employees at Smith College seek new contract -

December 1, 2016

In response to election, immigration lawyer briefs students on potential changes -

December 1, 2016

Avinoam Patt discusses the role of displaced Jews in the creation of Israel -

December 1, 2016

Community gathers in solidarity following election results

Sam Anderson/Collegian

Demonstrators met on the Metawampe Lawn Wednesday night.

Workshop held Monday night to educate people of their rights with police encounters

(Benno Kraehe/ Daily Collegian)

About 40 attended the workshop run by civil rights attorney Luke Ryan to learn about the best way handle police encounters.

NPR journalist Peter Breslow talks successes and failures in radio

Photo courtesy of Aria Bracci.

The UMass alum spoke with students Tuesday evening.

Brettell presents on U.S. immigration policies

(Aakanksha Gupta/Collegian)

The anthropologist discussed the link between gender and migration Tues. evening.

UMass hosts William A. Douglass for lecture and chair in Basque cultural studies

(Aakanksha Gupta/ Daily Collegian)

UMass hopes to hosts lectures and visiting scholars in Basque studies for years to come.

SLSO holds tenants’ rights presentation Wednesday night

Collegian File Photo

The Student Legal Services Office held a presentation on students’ legal rights during off-campus tenancy in the Campus Center.

Palestinian university students shine light on education struggles in Palestine

(Jessica Picard/ Daily Collegian)

UMass’ Students for Justice in Palestine hosted talk Thursday.

MassPIRG, SGA, UMass Sustainability Manager present white paper on renewable energy

Collegian File Photo

Report says the state should commit to becoming powered by 100 percent renewable energy.

St. Patrick’s Day panel discusses Irish identity

Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian

Faculty, students and community members discussed the evolution of Irish culture and identity during a panel event Wednesday evening.

HTM majors prepare for Thursday’s career fair

(Shannon Broderick/ Daily Collegian)

Hospitality businesses look to hire Isenberg School of Management students in the largest student-run hospitality career day in New England.

Patrick Durocher sentenced to three to five years in prison

(Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian)

Durocher, 20, was previously convicted of raping and assaulting a University of Massachusetts outside the Campus Center in September 2013.

Closing arguments delivered as Patrick Durocher trial moves toward resolution

Before the start of Wednesday's session, and in the absence of the jury, Hampshire Superior Court judge Mary-Lou Rup, right, discusses with councilors what will be included in the instructions to the jury. From left are defendant Patrick Durocher, 20, of Longmeadow, his attorney, Vincent Bongiorni of Springfield and prosecutor Assistant Northwestern District Attorney Jennifer Suhl.
(Courtesy of Kevin Gutting/Daily Hampshire Gazette)

Jurors will begin deliberation Thursday afternoon in the trial of Patrick Durocher, a former University of Massachusetts student accused of raping a woman outside the Campus Center in 2013.

IT to host open forum, discuss new acceptable use and confidentiality policies

Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian

The meeting, open to the campus community, is part of the campus awareness and training process surrounding updated information technology department policies.

UMass for Bernie launches ‘dorm-storming’ campaign

(Student Group UMass for Bernie Sanders held a rally opposite the Student Union. Shannon Broderick/ Daily Collegian)

Organizers of the unofficial student group UMass Amherst for Bernie Sanders intend to knock on dorm room doors across campus to encourage more students to register to vote.

Medical experts and law enforcement officials testify on fifth day of Durocher rape trial

(Patrick Durocher sits with his attorney Vincent Bongiorni Tuesday at Hampshire Superior Court. 
Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian)

Judge Mary-Lou Rup denies motions to drop a kidnapping charge and reduce the charge of aggravated rape charges against Patrick Durocher.

Patrick Durocher rape trial enters third day

(Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian)

Eight witnesses testified Wednesday, providing further details on the 2013 night in question.

Witness testimony delivered in rape trial of former UMass student

Alexis Smither addresses a map of the UMass campus during witness testimony Tuesday in the Patrick Durocher trial. 
Mark Chiarelli/Daily Collegian

Jurors saw images Tuesday that appeared to show Patrick Durocher lying both next to and on top of the plaintiff in the grass outside the Campus Center.

Jury selection continues in trial of former UMass student Patrick Durocher

(Cade Belisle/ Daily Collegian)

Durocher, 20, has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated rape, kidnapping and assault and battery.

Former UMass student Patrick Durocher, accused of raping another student in 2013, to stand trial

Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian

The 20-year-old Longmeadow native allegedly raped a female student in 2013 on the Campus Center lawn.

Shaha performance to focus on racism in LGBTQIA+ community

(Amanda Creegan/ Daily Collegian)

The diversity peer education group, which usually performs to residence halls, will offer a broader performance Tuesday in the Campus Center.