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UMass hockey swept by Northeastern after 4-2 loss -

February 13, 2016

Upset in Amherst: UMass women’s basketball tops heavily favored St. Bonaventure Saturday at Mullins Center -

February 13, 2016

Local man arrested in drug investigation with 40 bags of heroin in his possession -

February 13, 2016

Cornel West speaks about importance of community at Smith College -

February 13, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse opens season with 16-5 win over Holy Cross -

February 13, 2016

Just another night at the Mullins Center for UMass hockey -

February 13, 2016

Three-goal second period sinks UMass hockey in defeat against Northeastern -

February 13, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Tyrone Parham Sworn in as Police Chief -

February 12, 2016

UMass men’s lacrosse falls to Army 9-5 in season opener -

February 12, 2016

UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham ‘optimistic’ as University prepares for Blarney -

February 12, 2016

UMass revises guest policy in advance of ‘Blarney’ weekend -

February 12, 2016

Jabarie Hinds gives UMass men’s basketball a lift in upset win over VCU -

February 11, 2016

UMass men’s basketball overcomes late VCU surge in 69-63 win -

February 11, 2016

Offensive vandalism found in Integrated Learning Center -

February 11, 2016

Nominations for SGA elections will remain open until Feb. 19 -

February 11, 2016

SGA, MassPIRG work together on open source textbook initiative -

February 11, 2016

Civil rights activist Cornel West to speak at Smith College -

February 11, 2016

Uncertainties surround UMass men’s lacrosse as it kicks off season against Army -

February 11, 2016

New face, same old ‘Havoc’: UMass basketball ready to face familiar style of play against VCU -

February 11, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse begins season with high expectations, seeking eighth straight A-10 championship -

February 11, 2016

Nominations for SGA elections will remain open until Feb. 19

Collegian File Photo

Senatorial elections will be held in the spring for the first time and are set to open March 20 at midnight.

SGA, MassPIRG work together on open source textbook initiative

Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian

Open source textbooks would only cost students the amount necessary to print them, according to Matthew Martin, coordinator of MassPIRG’s Affordable Textbooks Campaign.

UMass revises guest policy for Super Bowl weekend

Collegian File Photo

University of Massachusetts students react to the modified, less restrictive guest policy in place for Super Bowl weekend.

UMass police chief hiring procedure involves input from across campus

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

In selecting a new police chief over winter break, the University demonstrated a long withstanding procedure for the hiring of a high-profile position.

SGA reforms moves senate elections to spring semester

(Amanda Creegan/Daily Collegian)

The SGA says candidates will be elected based on their year of expected graduation rather than the residential area where they reside.

SGA senate passes motion condemning Baker’s statement on Syrian refugees

(Students Protest Gov. Baker’s Rejection of Syrian Refugees in the Student Union on Thursday. Shannon Broderick)

Amendment to condemn Democratic Mass. Representatives Lynch and Keating for supporting new security procedures fails in undergraduate senate.

‘Rally and March for Just Cause’ to be held Tuesday in support of new RA and PM contracts

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

Resident assistants and peer mentors will meet in front of the Student Union at 1 p.m. to march to the Chancellor’s office and deliver a petition to him.

Students protest governor’s remarks about Syrian refugees

Students gathered in the Student Union Thursday to protest comments made by Gov. Charlie Baker about accepting refugees.
(Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian)

Gov. Charlie Baker, after the attacks in Paris, initially said he would not accept Syrian refugees into Massachusetts.

Heading into discussion on diversity and inclusion Thursday evening, UMass students want more action

(Wikimedia Commons)

After two sessions, one held by administrators and one held by student groups, Chantal Lima Barbosa and Zareb Noel said they especially want to see an improvement in recruitment efforts and results.

Sïonan Barrett responds to criticism over recent SGA spending

Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian

The organization spent $8,300 on catering costs for its recent Women’s Leadership Conference.

SGA votes down letter opposing Baker’s statements on refugees

(Shannon Broderick/ Daily Collegian)

Senate members found the statement’s language to be too unprofessional and confrontational.

UMass club sports present petition alleging lack of resources, communication from athletic department

(Collegian Archives)

Nearly 1,500 people signed a Google Doc after several clubs were kicked out of their space in the Boyden Wrestling Room so the space could be renovated for a varsity athlete lounge.

Students present demands and tap administrators for answers, additional information at ‘answering session’

Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian

At the two-and-a-half-hour meeting, Kumble Subbaswamy, Katherine Newman and other administrators responded to concerns and suggestions from attendees.

SGA senate votes to fund Women’s Leadership Conference through finance committee

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

The appeal follows the finance committee’s decision to not fund a particular speaker fee.

IT reports progress despite student complaints

Makoto Yabusaki/Daily Collegian

Julie Buehler, vice chancellor for Information Services and Strategy, says students are “going to see significant improvement each and every month.”

Incoming SGA speakers want more transparency and accountability for senators

Amanda Creegan/Daily Collegian

This semester’s senators are expected to engage in more outreach with students across the UMass campus.

SGA Training encourages student outreach, outlines plans for the semester

Amanda Creegan/Daily Collegian

Sunday’s overview emphasized that senators must meet the needs of their constituents.

Meet the Candidates: Fall 2015 SGA Election Voting Guide

Alan Cleaver/Flickr

Meet the 2015 UMass SGA candidates this voting day.

Proposed SGA document calls for agreement to ensure student consultation with administration

Evan Sahagian/Daily Collegian

Student response to the document seemed cautiously positive Monday.

SGA to hold Open Forum Monday in Student Union

Evan Sahagian/Daily Collegian

Representatives of the Student Government Association will present a proposed document to students which will ensure consultation on all major University policy and fee changes.