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Massachusetts Daily Collegian. Sept. 11, 2013

September 11, 2013

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

UMass student found dead in Washington Tower dorm room

By Collegian News Staff

September 8, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

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

Filed under Football, Sports

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

Filed under Campus News, News

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 2, 2013

Filed under Archives, Softball, Sports

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...

VIDEO: World’s Largest Fruit Salad

By Chelsie Field

September 2, 2013

Filed under News Multimedia, Videos

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October 2012 alleged gang rape defendants return to court

By Patrick Hoff

September 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

Pre-trial hearings continued over the summer for the four men accused in the October 2012 gang rape of a University of Massachusetts student, with defendants being ordered to submit DNA samples and requesting access to the records...

UMass women’s soccer has high expectations for 2013

By Joey Saade

September 2, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Heading into the 2013 season, there is something different about the Massachusetts women’s soccer team. It’s not the team’s ultimate goal of winning the Atlantic 10 championship – that remains the same. It’s the way...

UMass’ ‘Lonely Souls’

By Brandon Sides

September 2, 2013

Filed under Opinion

This summer, I worked as a New Student Orientation Leader. Among other duties, the job required me to give presentations, distribute apples and watch each “Not Ready for Bedtime Players” skit about 12 times. Our director also...

Youth, inexperience highlight UMass men’s soccer in 2013

By Patrick Strohecker

September 2, 2013

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Editor's note: There were a pair of statistical errors made in the original report. First, the UMass men's soccer team actually last made the postseason in 2008. The Minutemen did not qualify in 2009. Also, UMass' record last sea...

Seven tips for a fulfilling freshman year

By Elise Martorano

September 2, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

It’s the beginning of the new school year, which means another freshman class is ready to kick off their college careers at the University of Massachusetts. For many freshmen, the new year is met with a degree of uncertainty...

Field hockey defeats Maine, Michigan to open season

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

September 2, 2013

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

The 14th-ranked Massachusetts field hockey team closed out its trip to the Maine Invitational last Saturday with a comeback win over No. 9 Michigan. Trailing 2-1 going into the second half, Brooke Sabia tied the game within...