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Anti-Asian hate crimes, Lana Del Reys new album

Anti-Asian hate crimes, Lana Del Rey’s new album

By Maxwell Zeff and Max Schwartz March 19, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff have Op-Ed Columnist Srija Nagireddy on the show to discuss her article on Anti-Asian hate crimes, as well as the recent Atlanta shooting. Schwartz reviews Lana Del Rey's new album and the duo discuss 2021's lackluster award season. Finally, Zeff shares his Hot Take on what UMass's fall semester could look like. (3/19/21)
Womens basketball, hockey postseason updates

Women’s basketball, hockey postseason updates

By Sports Staff March 16, 2021
S2E12: Joey Aliberti is joined by Collegian sports writers to discuss the Minutewomen's impressive conference tournament run and UMass' upcoming Hockey East matchup.
And Still! Jan Blachowicz upsets Israel Adesanya in UFC 259 main event

And Still! Jan Blachowicz upsets Israel Adesanya in UFC 259 main event

By Kevin Schuster March 12, 2021
UFC 259 was full of surprises including Jan Blachowicz retaining his light heavyweight title over UFC superstar Israel Adesanya and Petr Yan losing his bantamweight title by disqualification from an illegal knee late in the fourth round. Amanda Nunes continued her dominance in a first round submission win over Megan Anderson.
E5: COVID Anniversary Edition - Reflecting on a year in the pandemic

E5: COVID Anniversary Edition – Reflecting on a year in the pandemic

By Max Schwartz and Maxwell Zeff March 12, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff discuss what life has been like as college students in a pandemic, as well as how coronavirus changed and, maybe saved, the field of journalism.
S2E11: UMass postseason talk

S2E11: UMass postseason talk

By Sports Staff March 9, 2021
Joey Aliberti talks with Collegian sports beat writers about men's basketball season ending, along with previewing the postseason for both hockey and women's basketball.
EP4: The secret tunnels beneath UMass, Blarney and the most pretentious major

EP4: The secret tunnels beneath UMass, Blarney and the most pretentious major

By Max Schwartz and Maxwell Zeff March 7, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff unearth the secret tunnel system under UMass Amherst with Ana Pietrewicz, as well as discussing Blarney, Texas and the most pretentious majors at UMass.
UFC 259: Three title fights are on the line in a historic night of fights

UFC 259: Three title fights are on the line in a historic night of fights

By Kevin Schuster March 5, 2021
This Saturday, fight fans around the world will see one of the best UFC events to date. Israel Adesanya moves up to the light heavyweight division in search of becoming the fifth all time double champion in UFC history, Amanda Nunes defends her featherweight title against Megan Anderson, and Petr Yan looks to defend his bantamweight title against Aljamain Sterling.
Ep3: Vaccine prioritization, DaBaby and JoJo Siwa beef and Wellbeing Wednesdays

Ep3: Vaccine prioritization, DaBaby and JoJo Siwa beef and Wellbeing Wednesdays

February 28, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff have Srija Nagireddy on the show to discuss how people with disabilities should be prioritized in getting the vaccine. They also discuss DaBaby and JoJo Siwa's recent beef as well as debate what the ugliest building on campus is.
S2E10: UMass sports resume from break after two-week pause

S2E10: UMass sports resume from break after two-week pause

By Sports Staff February 23, 2021
Joey Aliberti talks Men's Basketball, Hockey and Women's Basketball with fellow Collegian beat writers following the 14-day pause on sports at the University of Massachusetts.
The Collegian News Hour

S7 E1: Fallout from UMass’ largest COVID-19 spike to date

By Collegian News Staff February 22, 2021
After classes resumed in early February UMass saw its largest spike in positive COVID-19 cases to date with over 600 new cases in the span of two weeks, largely due to social gatherings that broke COVID-19 rules and guidelines. The fallout from the massive increase was felt in a multitude of ways including a self-sequester period, UMass students losing access to their jobs, systematic failures, among others issues.
EP02: Britney Spears, UMass Reddit and Tik Tok celebrities

EP02: Britney Spears, UMass Reddit and Tik Tok celebrities

By Maxwell Zeff and Max Schwartz February 20, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff have Assistant Arts Editor, Molly Hamilton, on the show to discuss Britney Spears.
EP01: UMasss recent lockdowns, student parties, and WEB Dubois

EP01: UMass’s recent lockdowns, student parties, and WEB Dubois

By Maxwell Zeff and Max Schwartz February 12, 2021
On the first episode of "2 The Max," Max Zeff and Max Schwartz discuss UMass's student parties during coronavirus with Op-Ed columnist Emma Garber, music that's been getting them through quarantine, the history of WEB Dubois and his relationship to UMass, and their hot takes of the week.
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