Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Dirty Projectors to take over Pearl Street Nightclub this Monday

By Ryan Ford

April 12, 2013

Indie rock band Dirty Projectors will join the list of great bands that have come to the Pioneer Valley this year with its show at the Pearl Street Nightclub this Monday night. Like many artists, Dirty Projectors hail from Brooklyn, N.Y. The band’s most recent album, “Swing Lo...

UMass advances to A-10 semifinals with thrilling 79-74 win over Temple

By Stephen Sellner

March 16, 2013

NEW YORK — Chaz Williams and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team refused to be sent home. Down three with seven minutes, 17 seconds to go, Williams took matters into his own hands with eight straight points to take...

Temple star Khalif Wyatt shut down in UMass basketball quarterfinals victory

By Stephen Hewitt

March 16, 2013

NEW YORK — Before Friday's game in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals at the Barclays Center, Temple star Khalif Wyatt was honored – with a trophy – for being named the Conference Player of the Year in 2012-13. Th...

For Chaz Williams, Atlantic 10 Tournament means a return back home

By Stephen Hewitt

March 14, 2013

Never in his wildest dreams could Chaz Williams have imagined that the area of land across from the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower in Brooklyn would one day become the Barclays Center. Growing up, when Williams was a part of the New York Gauchos AAU team, he a...

Winning four games in four days no easy task for UMass basketball

By Stephen Hewitt

March 14, 2013

For coach Derek Kellogg and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, the task is straightforward, but far from easy. As the No. 6 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, which starts Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,...

UMass Hillel volunteers aid N.Y. Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

By Chelsie Field

February 22, 2013

Three months after Hurricane Sandy devastated regions of the Caribbean, mid-Atlantic and parts of the Northeast, relief efforts are still ongoing. Last Sunday, volunteers from the University of Massachusetts aided in these efforts first hand. “There’s more (effort needed) ...

All roads lead to UMass for Chaz Williams

By Jackson Alexander

November 20, 2012

After turning around the program in just one year, and restoring some of the hype that surrounded the team in the heyday of Massachusetts men’s basketball, most people around campus are aware of point guard Chaz Williams’ ...

UMass men’s basketball tabbed fifth in Atlantic 10 preseason poll

By Stephen Hewitt

October 4, 2012

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team was picked fifth out of 16 teams in the 2012-13 Atlantic 10 preseason poll, which was announced at the conference’s media day on Thursday at the newly constructed Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. With 434 points and 11 first place votes, Saint Joseph...

To the dead dog suitcase inventor

By Zachary Fischer

January 23, 2011

To the person who invented the story about the dead dog in a suitcase on a New York City subway, I first would like to say “Congratulations” on crafting a piece so perfectly on the fence that it changes its listener’s ideas about what is possible ...