Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen three-peat as A-10 champs

By Dan Gigliotti

May 1, 2011

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The No. 14 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team won its third consecutive Atlantic 10 Championship Sunday in a 16-12 win over Richmond at Temple’s Geasey Field. Not only did the Minutewomen (16-2, 7-0) complete their...

Football’s move stands to benefit Minutewomen program

By Dan Gigliotti

April 21, 2011

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

With the official announcement of the Massachusetts football team’s move to the Football Bowl Subdivision yesterday came news of a permanent home at Gillette Stadium and possible national television exposure. Aside fro...

UMass football officially announces move to FBS

By Dan Gigliotti

April 21, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Football

The University of Massachusetts officially announced its move to the Football Bowl Subdivision during a press conference at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday. UMass, which previously played for the Football Championship Subdivision in the Colonial ...

In memory of Guru

By Dan Gigliotti

April 19, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Late last summer, two weeks before the fall semester began, my friend and I traveled to Governor’s Island in New York, to attend the “Rock the Bells” music festival, which is probably the largest hip-hop festival the world over. There, Slick Rick perused the stage piping h...

Spring Concert full of energized performers and empty seats

By Dan Gigliotti

April 18, 2011

Filed under Music

Slideshow: 3Oh!3, B.o.B. and Pretty Lights take over at Spring Concert Sunday’s Spring Concert, hosted by the University Programming Council, did not attract as many attendees as in the past and, with a half-empty arena, ...

Spring Concert hits stage Sunday

By Dan Gigliotti

April 14, 2011

Filed under Music

The annual Spring Concert, hosted by the University Programming Council, takes the Mullins Center stage on Sunday with a packed lineup of artists and plenty of tickets still available. B.o.B., Pretty Lights and 3OH!3 co-headline the show which is not e...

Kids on a Hill to open Spring Concert

By Dan Gigliotti

April 14, 2011

Filed under Music

A mess of wires lays strewn across the basement floor of Ben Silverman’s Amherst home. A power surge connects the wires to a slew of musical instruments and equipment, including two guitars, a bass, keyboards, two microph...

Lyons, others pacing Minutewomen attack

By Dan Gigliotti

April 10, 2011

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

Senior Jackie Lyons and the No. 11 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team are wading through their conference schedule behind the success of their offense.  Lyons, the reigning Atlantic 10 Player of the Year, is used to being...

No. 11 Minutewomen look for 4-0 conference start this weekend

By Dan Gigliotti

April 8, 2011

Filed under Women's Lacrosse

The No. 11 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team began its Atlantic 10 schedule in winning fashion, the same winning way it left off last season. Wins against Temple on Thursday and La Salle on Sunday were the start to what coach Angela McMahon and the Minutewomen hope will be their thir...

UMass announces 2011 schedule, holds Pro Day event

By Dan Gigliotti

April 5, 2011

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team held its annual Pro Day at McGuirk Stadium on March 25, announcing its 2011 schedule. The schedule is highlighted by the second-annual Colonial Clash at Gillette Stadium against New Hampshire on Oct. 22 and a...

Spring Concert selections explained

By Dan Gigliotti

April 5, 2011

Filed under Campus News

For the past two-and-a-half years, the University Programming Council (UPC) at the University of Massachusetts has toiled over the idea of charging students for the Spring Concert, held annually at the Mullins Center. Th...

Minutewomen dominate Explorers in CAA win

By Dan Gigliotti

April 4, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Lacrosse

The No. 13 Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team won its second-straight Atlantic 10 contest with a 17-4 win over La Salle on Sunday. The Minutewomen (9-2, 2-0 A-10) reeled off 14 unanswered goals and shutout the Explorers (4-7, ...