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...