Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass band marches through New York City at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Shaina Mishkin

December 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

This Thanksgiving, the sounds of “Fight Mass” and “Sweet Caroline” could be heard up and down 6th Avenue as the University of Massachusetts’ Minuteman Marching Band paraded towards Macy's Herald Square in New York City. Thou...

UMass basketball prevails over GW to advance to A-10 quarterfinals

By Stephen Hewitt

March 15, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

NEW YORK — With their backs against the wall, members of the Massachusetts men's basketball team turned to one of their point guards to come up with some of their biggest plays of the season. No, it wasn't Chaz Williams, but T...

UMass goes winless on New York road trip after loss to Bonnies

By Peter Cappiello

January 22, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It was another statement game for the Massachusetts women’s basketball team. But once again, it wasn’t the message UMass wanted to hear. After falling to Fordham 69-57 on Wednesday in New York City, the Minutewomen (3-15,...

All roads lead to UMass for Chaz Williams

By Jackson Alexander

November 20, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

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’ ...

“Manhattan Short Film Festival” brings the New York festival experience to Amherst

By Christopher Martin

October 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

The Manhattan Short Film Festival, the first global film festival, began modestly in 1998, with a 300-person turn out in New York City and only a projector facing the side of a large van. Since then, it has garnered more attent...

Caving away a Sunday afternoon

By Katie Landeck

October 2, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Lifestyle

Army crawling backwards over rocks and mud 100 feet underground, I couldn’t help but wonder how I had gotten myself into my latest predicament. Really, how did I end up in a pitch black cave, underground, squeezing m...

Bloomberg’s Blooper

By Christopher McKnight

October 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” are some of the most famous words from the Declaration of Independence. These are the three basic rights given to the American people and what the citizens of our country have been chasing ever since. If your defin...

From Britain to the Big Apple, an exchange student’s journey

By Jenny Rae

September 19, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Lifestyle

As a young girl growing up on the south coast of England, New York City featured prominently in my life. With every movie, TV show and song exploring the depths of the concrete jungle, my fascination grew for what it would be...

New across the nation

By Collegian News Staff

March 31, 2011

Filed under Politics

  Springfield murder investigations turn over to Massachusetts State Police As of midnight Friday, Massachusetts State Police troopers will be take the lead role in any new murder investigations in Springfield while the city’s o...