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UFC 261: Return to full capacity

UFC 261: Return to full capacity

By Kevin Schuster April 22, 2021
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida hosts the first UFC event with a full audience since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Headlining the fight card is welterweight champion Kamaru Usman who will defend his title against Jorge Masvidal. Kevin Schuster breaks down the main event and the rest of the card, giving his predictions on who will come out victorious in what will be a monumental event in the history of combat sports.
Womens lax continues to dominate, mens soccer makes tournament and more

Women’s lax continues to dominate, men’s soccer makes tournament and more

By Joey Aliberti April 21, 2021
Joey Aliberti talks to five different spring sports beats (women's lacrosse, men's lacrosse, men's soccer, women's soccer, softball), catching up with their whereabouts in their respective seasons
Getting an internship during a pandemic, AI generating new songs from dead artists

Getting an internship during a pandemic, AI generating new songs from dead artists

By Max Schwartz and Maxwell Zeff April 20, 2021
Zeff and Schwartz discuss the difficulties of staying productive during the pandemic as a college student, as well as AI generating new music. Lastly, Schwartz gives his take on rate my professor.
The Collegian News Hour

Collegian special issues and one year COVID-19 anniversary

By Chris McLaughlin April 20, 2021
The news team discusses recent special issues for Spring 2021, including the Black History Month special issue and the COVID-19 one year anniversary special issue and reflects on one year into the pandemic.
UMass spring sports in full effect

UMass spring sports in full effect

By Joseph Aliberti April 18, 2021
Joey Aliberti talks to both men's and women's soccer and lacrosse to discuss the postseason/postseason implications for soccer and where each lacrosse team currently stands in their respective conferences.
Reflecting on UMass National Championship win

Reflecting on UMass National Championship win

By Sports Staff April 13, 2021
Evan Marinofsky, Noah Bortle and Colin McCarthy break down the UMass hockey program's biggest win, while also reflecting on Greg Carvel's rebuild and their own time on the hockey beat.
How open will UMass be next fall?

How open will UMass be next fall?

By Maxwell Zeff and Max Schwartz April 11, 2021
Schwartz and Zeff discuss UMass's plans for classes to be in person next fall. The two also discuss quick fixes UMass can make to improve the campus, Lil Nas X's shoe controversy, as well as new music reviews.
UMass Hockey makes it to the National Championship + spring sports

UMass Hockey makes it to the National Championship + spring sports

By Joey Aliberti April 9, 2021
Joey Aliberti is joined by Noah Bortle and Colin McCarthy to discuss UMass hockey's Frozen Four win and then previews the National Championship against St. Cloud. Then, Joey talks lacrosse with Colin and Ben Astill and softball with Lulu Kesin.
Francis Ngannou defeats Stipe Miocic via 2nd Round KO

Francis Ngannou defeats Stipe Miocic via 2nd Round KO

By Kevin Schuster April 1, 2021
In the highly anticipated rematch, Francis Ngannou knocked out then heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic to earn himself his first UFC title. In the co-main event, Tyron Woodley continued down his road to retirement with a tough loss to Vicente Luque. Also, Sean O’Malley delivered virtually two walk off knockouts in a dominating victory over Thomas Almeida.
UMass Hockey back in the Frozen Four!

UMass Hockey back in the Frozen Four!

By Joey Aliberti March 31, 2021
Joey Aliberti is joined by Noah Bortle and Colin McCarthy to discuss the Minutemen's run in the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament and a look forward to what awaits them in the Frozen Four.
Four UMass professors present a new opposition to COVID lockdowns

Four UMass professors present a new opposition to COVID lockdowns

By Maxwell Zeff and Max Schwartz March 31, 2021
Daily Collegian Head Op-Ed Editor, Bhavya Pant, comes on the show to discuss her recent article on a group of UMass professors who have challenged coronavirus lockdowns from a liberal, educated standpoint. We also discuss Cinnamon Toast Crunch's recent "shrimpcident" as well as Lil Nas X's new song, "Montero."
Mens Hockey postseason continues while Savage Seven run comes to an end

Men’s Hockey postseason continues while Savage Seven run comes to an end

By Sports Staff March 26, 2021
3/25/21: Joey Aliberti is joined by the Collegian hockey beat to talk winning the Hockey East tournament and the women's basketball beat to discuss the team's performance in the Women's NIT tournament.
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