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Nullset rocks at underground WAAF taping

By Rob Schulze (Collegian Staff)

February 24, 2001

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Faced with television cameras, a full house and a sketchy biker bar, Nullset did the only thing they really could: rock.From the opening notes of "Complacent" to the last crash of closer "Kingpin," Nullset kept the sweaty crow...

Style File on location: K-Mart Crushed Velvet

February 24, 2001

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I shook my Style File booty at The Roxy in Boston on Friday night. But before I could shake it, I actually had to let it thaw... The Roxy is one of those clubs that feels the need to have a line snaking along outside it, so t...

UMass students open computer center in Africa

By Natty Yagudin (Collegian Staff)

February 24, 2001

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An almost-empty glass jar stands on Dennis Hanno's desk, and in it floats the dead maggot of an African Tumbu Fly. The students and professors who wander into his office look at it with amazement, as he holds the glass jar up. ...

Poetry slam a success

By Tanya Mannes (Collegian Staff)

February 24, 2001

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The pink paper tablecloths and soft lighting could have been transplants from a suburban prom, but the performers were past the days of awkward adolescence, and they chanted, recited, and sometimes sang their poetry with complete...

Bush’s tax plan does not spell relief \ \

February 24, 2001

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A recent comic strip showed a man buying a cup of coffee at Starbucks for a little over 2 dollars. "There goes one month's tax cut," he muses. The reality is closer to the truth than conservatives want to admit. President George...

Referendum vote on garage lacks signatures

By Adam Martignetti (Collegian Staff)

February 24, 2001

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Opponents of the proposed downtown parking garage failed to collect enough signatures to call a town-wide referendum vote on the issue, despite having their deadline extended by a day. One of the people collecting signatures, Alan Roo...

SGA’s major void finally filled

By Ryan Benharris (Collegian Staff)

February 24, 2001

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The Student Government Association (SGA) elections for senate seats were ratified last night at a coordinating council meeting. The ratification brings an end to a very long and confusing six months of procedures and overturned ...

Minutemen Tie-up Eagles

By Bryan Smith (Collegian Staff)

February 24, 2001

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BOSTON - Both teams had something to play for, albeit entirely different things. The Boston College hockey team was playing for position in the upcoming NCAA tournament, while Massachusetts was trying to keep pace with Merrimack ...

Minutemen cross Hofstra

By Matthew F. Sacco (Collegian Staff)

February 24, 2001

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - It is always a special day when the Massachusetts men's lacrosse team travels to Long Island to take on the Hofstra Pride. It is special because a bus trip to Hempstead is a return home for many of the Minu...

Lacrosse coach has connections

February 24, 2001

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He stepped off the artificial turf surface of Hofstra Stadium prepared to forge his way to the visitor's locker room. The only hurdle was a group of friends bloated with customary congratulatory sentences.After he finished sa...

UMass Conspiracy 101

February 24, 2001

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The July 1947 Roswell landing by aliens. The government plot to assassinate John F. Kennedy. The faked 1969 moon landing (that was a good one, Fox). Marisa Tomei's Oscar win in 1993. All conspiracies of varying degrees - beli...

Women’s Basketball season ends with loss

By Matthew Bencal (Collegian Staff)

February 24, 2001

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It's all over. Senior point guard Kathy Coyner completed her four-year career in a maroon and white uniform on yesterday at the William D. Mullins Center, as the Massachusetts women's basketball played out its regular season fi...