Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Notes from the Campus Center Basement

April 25, 2001

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'The world is full of guys. Don't be a guy, be a man.' - Lloyd Dobbler, Say Anything.***Hey Jaret, what ever happened to the random columns?***I can account to you each and every time I've ever cried since the day I was born,...

Martinez debut runs long on clich

By Kurt Polesky (Collegian Staff)

April 25, 2001

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Ah.... repetitive music. You know the type. There's nothing particularly good or bad about it. It does absolutely nothing new. Likely it will be forgotten as quickly as it came. This all holds true for Up Close And Personal, the d...

Castro bathes Iron Horse in blues

By Chris Flouton-Barnes ' Kate Billman-Golemme (Collegian Correspondents)

April 25, 2001

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Tommy Castro unleashed a wild night of soul Tuesday night at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton.Just as the smoke was clearing from a heady weekend in the Valley, guitarist Tommy Castro arrived in town looking to spark a fie...

Diamonds in the rough

April 22, 2001

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I have yet to encounter a fellow student here at ZooMass who thinks that we have a cosmetically appealing campus. A lot of people tend think of it as more of an eyesore. For the most part, I agree with this thinking. This campu...

Hostage situation ends peacefully at the Camby residence

By Jason Trenkle (Collegian Staff)

April 22, 2001

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A hostage standoff at the home of NBA player Marcus Camby, a former University of Massachusetts Minutemen basketball all-star, ended peacefully after Camby's mother and two sisters were held by a knife-wielding man for nearly e...

XFL or MLS?

By Matthew F. Sacco (Collegian columnist)

April 22, 2001

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Hey the Xtreme Football League just had its championship game and the Xtreme won...tell me that's not fixed. Oh, and to add to the Pomp and Circumstance that is obscure sports leagues, Major League Soccer had another exciting weeke...

A look at the NBA playoffs

By Matthew F. Sacco (Collegian Columnist)

April 22, 2001

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Each series is one game deep in the 2001 National Basketball Association playoffs and there are quite a few familiar trends. For one, after another mediocre season, the Knicks are cruising and, of course, the West is as wild a...

Boxes and Walls: The Oppression Experiment now on display

By Chanel Dubofsky (Collegian Staff)

April 22, 2001

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From April 23-26, rooms 174-76 of the Campus Center will be transformed into 'Boxes and Walls: The Oppression Experiment' an interactive museum exploring the experiences of five groups of people who have faced oppression. Those who e...

The Republican Club presents: Ward Connerly

By Melissa Hammel (Collegian Staff)

April 22, 2001

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Ward Connerly, a controversial leader in the anti-affirmative action movement, will address the campus today at noon in the Student Union Ballroom. The event, which is sponsored by the UMass Republican Club, is the second in ...

Chinua Achebe’s passionate lecture

By Tanya Mannes (Administrator), Collegian Staff ()

April 22, 2001

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Stories that carry oppressive subtexts should not be censored, but instead taught critically, said Chinua Achebe at an event last night on the University of Massachusetts campus, at which he read from his book Home and Exile, r...

House party goes bad

By Simeon Bittman (Collegian Staff)

April 22, 2001

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Amherst - Amherst Police Department officer Gabe Ting responded to a noise complaint last Saturday night, and discovered a party underway. A dramatic scenario ensued according to houseguests at the party, and residents of the ho...

The university will decide their opinions of Ward Connerly

April 22, 2001

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A firebrand? An instigator? A reasoned individual? He might be all of these and more and the campus will have a chance to judge today. Today's speech by California Board of Regents member Ward Connerly will not only be divisiv...