Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Poor shooting dooms Minutemen at No. 25 Baylor

By Adam Miller

January 24, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team had its worst shooting night of the season (24.2 percent from the field, 17.2 percent from 3-point range) as Baylor overpowered the Minutemen, 71-45, with its size-up front. Guard ...

Merit over melanin

By Leigh Greaney

January 19, 2010

Filed under Columns

The federal government wants University of Massachusetts students to slap a label on their identity via SPIRE. They’ve updated their system and now allow for students to choose more than one race/ethnicity to identify with....

Plans to finance new UMass law school ‘seem too good to be true’

By Evan Haddad

January 19, 2010

Filed under Columns

Last month, the University of Massachusetts’ Board of Trustees edged Massachusetts an inch closer to the creation of its first public law school in a decisive 14-4 vote. If the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education ratifies...

Harass the university; demand lower textbook prices

By Dan Rahrig

January 19, 2010

Filed under Columns

Every semester starts out the same way. During the first week of classes, thousands of students flock to the Textbook Annex to shell out hundreds and hundreds of dollars for overpriced books that they may or may not end up needing...

Students suffer in winds chill

By Matthew M. Robare

January 19, 2010

Filed under Columns

I’ve been a student at the University of Massachusetts for two and half years now, and I’ve lived here for about a year. I can say with absolute confidence that the single worst thing about UMass is the wind. It comes down...

Fordham snaps UMass’ five-game unbeaten streak

By David Brinch

October 3, 2009

Filed under Men's Soccer

The Massachusetts men’s soccer team had no trouble generating offense in its past three games, all of which were shutout victories for the Minutemen. However, UMass could not put away any scoring opportunities Saturday ...

Four UMass football players suspended following arrest

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

October 2, 2009

Filed under Football

An updated version of this story was posted at 12:41 a.m. Monday, Oct.5, 2009. Four members of the University of Massachusetts football team were arrested Thursday night for possession of a Class B substance (cocaine), accord...