Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass women’s soccer has high expectations for 2013

By Joey Saade

September 2, 2013

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...

October 2012 alleged gang rape defendants return to court

By Patrick Hoff

September 2, 2013

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’ ‘Lonely Souls’

By Brandon Sides

September 2, 2013

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

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

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

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...

UMass completes multiple construction projects over summer

By Mary Reines

September 2, 2013

Over the summer, the University of Massachusetts completed construction on the Hampshire Dining Commons, the Life Science Laboratories and the Commonwealth Honors College and Residential Complex (CHCRC). According to UMass...

Minutemen head into 2013 retooled and refocused

By Mark Chiarelli

September 2, 2013

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch’s tone changes considerably when asked about the 2013 season. Koch’s excited to turn over a new leaf this year, hoping to put a difficult 2012 behind a UMass squad which finished...

UMass breaks Guinness World Record for largest fresh fruit salad

By Mary Reines

September 2, 2013

University of Massachusetts student volunteers and dining staff furiously hauled, dumped and raked 15,291 pounds of fruit into a swimming pool on Monday, breaking the Guinness World Record for largest fresh fruit salad. “At...

Wisconsin runs all over UMass in season-opening win

By Nick Canelas

September 1, 2013

MADISON, Wis. – James White sent the message early. The Wisconsin senior running back took the handoff on the game's second play from scrimmage from quarterback Joel Stave, cut inside, found a hole in the Massachusetts football...

The deficit hawks have no clothes

By Mike Tudoreanu

April 28, 2013

The past two weeks made me immensely proud to be part of the University of Massachusetts economics department. I would never have believed it is possible to get the media’s attention by writing an academic paper, but my c...

UMass recognized in a positive light

By Karen Podorefsky

April 24, 2013

In Sunday's issue of the Boston Globe, there was the “UMass Special Section: A Globe Magazine Special celebrating UMass' 150th anniversary.” This section includes an article dedicated to different aspects of the Unive...