Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass field hockey hopes to continue success at home

By Jason Kates

September 24, 2013

With two games remaining in a three-game homestand, the seventh-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team continues to find success at Garber Field, as it has started out the season 4-0 at home. The Minutewomen (7-2), coming off...

Chiarelli: UMass’ offensive drought threatens season

By Mark Chiarelli

September 24, 2013

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team entered this season with tempered expectations. With a roster compiled of 14 freshmen, growing pains were expected despite the optimism that 2013 would offer a fresh start. The overall...

Dayton remains undefeated with win over IUPUI

By Andrew Cyr

September 24, 2013

No. 19 Dayton remained undefeated after defeating IUPUI at home on Sunday. The Dayton Flyers (7-0) scored both of their goals in the second half to cap off an impressive 2-0 victory. Dayton’s Ryan Peterson scored the game...

How to make Apps at UMass Amherst work for you

By Kevin Hollerbach

September 24, 2013

Over the summer, the Office of Information Technologies released Apps at UMass Amherst, a new email system for students, faculty and staff. This Google-based suite replaced the outdated UMail system, but also created headaches...

Tibetan Buddhist monks to construct sand mandala at UMass

By Aviva Luttrell

September 24, 2013

A group of visiting Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery will be welcomed to the University of Massachusetts campus by Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and his wife on Wednesday, Sept. 25, according to a University press release. For two days, the monks will create a sand mandala in the Fine Arts Cen...

Massachusetts Daily Collegian: Sept. 16, 2013

September 16, 2013

Massachusetts Daily Collegian: Sept. 16, 2013 online print edition. ...

UMass up in national rankings

By Veronica Stracqualursi

September 16, 2013

Up two spots from last year, the University of Massachusetts has tied with two other universities as the 40th best public national university, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of the best colleges. UMas...

Massachusetts Daily Collegian. Sept. 11, 2013

September 11, 2013

Massachusetts Daily Collegian. Sept. 11, 2013 online print edition. ...

UMass student found dead in Washington Tower dorm room

By Collegian News Staff

September 9, 2013

Updated Sept. 9, 2013 - 12:48 a.m. A University of Massachusetts student was found dead in a single-room residence on the fourth floor of Washington Tower in the Southwest Residential Area early Saturday afternoon, ac...

UMass loses to FCS Maine, remains winless at Gillette Stadium

By Cameron McDonough

September 7, 2013

FOXBORO – The Massachusetts football team entered its home opener on Saturday with an overall record of 0-7 at Gillette Stadium. However, Saturday looked like a golden opportunity for UMass to get that elusive first win at its...

Freshmen descend upon UMass for 2013 move-in

By Elise Kei-Rahn

September 3, 2013

The University of Massachusetts’ newest entrants into the student body arrived on campus Friday, making history as both the University’s 150th class and also the highest-achieving entering class ever. Hundreds of cars lined...

Former players, colleagues reflect on the life of Elaine Sortino

By Nick Canelas

September 3, 2013

It was May 4, 2012, and the Massachusetts softball team was in the midst of the longest game in team history. UMass and Fordham were tied 1-1 in the top of the 17th inning and the Minutewomen had a runner on third base with...