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Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

UMass hockey falls to UMass Lowell in 8-3 blowout -

January 7, 2018

Members of the Pioneer Valley’s Native community march in celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day

UMass alumna recall facing hostility during protests against Columbus Day a decade ago.

Native American Students Association discuss cultural appropriation

“This is not a joke, it’s my culture.”

People travel to UMass from afar for 36th Annual Powwow

Student-run Powwow features dancing and drumming.

UMass to host 36th Annual Powwow Saturday

Powwow event to be a musical, social gathering with ceremonial elements.

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C.

Members of NASA discuss plans for the semester and the long-term future for Native American students at UMass.

‘Hidden Figures’ is warm and brilliantly inspirational

The film unveils the untold story of Black excellence in the U.S.-Soviet space race.

The race to space

Jeffrey Ayers discusses the benefits of becoming an interplanetary species.

Sci-fi epic ‘The Martian’ is a return to form for Ridley Scott

The famous director’s latest work presents a remarkable example of science fiction filmmaking.

NASA proves people can still get excited about space exploration through ‘The Martian’

Johnny McCabe highlights the positive influence that the recently released film has on popular culture’s perception of the space-exploration and scientific-discovery agency.

Minuteman Launch Team races to space in upcoming competition

Senior mechanical engineering students built rocket for NASA Student Launch challenge in Huntsville, Alabama.

US should spend more on space

Stefan Herlitz advocates spending more on space programs and describes the economic benefits in doing so.

NASA should not cut ties with Russia

Johnny McCabe explains why NASA’s decision to cut ties with Russia’s Roscosmos is counterproductive for furthering scientific exploration as well as smoothing out international relations.

NASA scientist discusses water on mars

A NASA scientist visited UMass to discuss the Mars Rover Curiosity mission, which involved laser beams, cameras, drills and, most importantly, water on Mars

The circle of (extraterrestrial) life

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton is far from being an astronomer or even a fan of science fiction, but she can’t stop thinking about crop circles. Have the aliens captured her mind?

Send the space-bureaucrats to Mars

In this week’s point-counterpoint, Collegian columnist Harrison Searles tells us why the government should get out of the space-exploration business.

Why we need NASA

Collegian columnist Mike Tudoreanu explores the idea of how despite all the desire for space exploration, the real dream of it all is dying.

Assistant Professor Christopher Condit and team of NASA astronauts in training explore the heavens on earth

UMass geology professor Christopher Condit worked with NASA on its Desert Rats (DRATS) program last summer simulating conditions on the moon and Mars north of Flagstaff, Arizona.