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Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse emphasizes defense in approaching games as its key to gaining momentum for conference play -

March 22, 2017

Nothing conventional

The Daily Collegian loses assistant editorial editor Chelsea Whitton, who followed her eclectic interests and love of writing since transferring to UMass for her sophomore year.

The Church’s Message

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton went to her family’s church back home over Easter break and noticed that the Bible now isn’t the only word for getting God’s message out there.

Shallow pockets fill with years of waste

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton loves Benjamin Franklin. She also loves George Washington, no not only for their importance in history but also because they are all on United States monetary bills.

Local trails a refreshing change of pace

The 11-mile Norwottuck Rail Trail offers a peaceful getaway sure to get your mind out of your studies, albeit temporarily.

Looking ahead, moving forward

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton is in the midst of graduation fury, and is finding that while putting plans together may be hard, things will somehow fall into place. Here, she gives some tips on how to not go crazy in the last four weeks of being a senior.

The circle of (extraterrestrial) life

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton is far from being an astronomer or even a fan of science fiction, but she can’t stop thinking about crop circles. Have the aliens captured her mind?

South Dakota violating women’s rights

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton believes that in a time where women’s reproductive rights and funding are being, an indisputable violation against womens’ rights has occured in South Dakota.

Virtual school is realistically a catastrophe

Nothing gets Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton’s blood boiling more than seeing inadequate education in children’s futures.

Respect should come first before Amendments

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton believes Westboro Baptist Church is abusing First Amendment rights and should have faced harsher repercussions in a Supreme Court ruling.

Stephanie Coontz gives lecture on women’s rights

Author, teacher, and feminist speaker Stephanie Coontz gave a lecture on feminism in the 1960s last Thursday night in Mahar auditorium.

Taking aim for the future

I think it may be fair to say the nation now has a general sentiment that “together,” as Obama said often during the speech, is the only way we will move forward economically, socially, environmentally and technologically. The future is about making America “a better place to do business,” he said. I think this is both an economic step in the right direction as well as progress for our place in the international markets. President Obama’s speech was vague when it came to specific cuts in funds for federal budgets and military expenditures; however, Obama highlighted a couple of important…

Curves of Controversy

In a world of endless images of perfection Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton argues that happiness can be found in the middle.

Pardon in Pakistan for religious tolerance

Pakistan is predominantly a country of those with Islam faith, but there is a considerable population of those of Christian beliefs. Under the contentious Blasphemy laws, it is unlawful for anyone to speak against the Prophet Mohammad, and a Pakistani woman is facing the death sentence for allegedly doing so. Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton presents the issues and believes Bibi would lose her life over false evidence.

Coco is back

Conan O’Brian returned to television to the cheers of his fans not fortunate enough to see him on tour.

UCards deplete you of money

UCards at UMass are a requirement for student survival but Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton believes the fees to have the cards function as intended are unnecessary.

PCP: Falling hard for Fall

In this week’s Point-Counterpoint, Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton writes about why Fall is the best season of all.

A tool for the twits

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton believes that Twitter use for academics provides an information overload, while tuition-paying students should be focused on their courses instead.

UMass researchers create Critical Links program to aid wildlife

Using digital maps, aerial photography, and first hand observation, UMass researchers created a program called Critical Links. It is working to improve water, underground, and above ground transportation routes for wildlife.

Students speak out against proposed plan for combining cultural and support centers

Beginning in fall 2010, University of Massachusetts cultural and support centers will unite under a new program, CMASS. It has sparked student and staff concerns for the individuality of each of the centers.

The Norwottuck Trail finds itself a pain in the glass and planning

The 11-mile Norwottuck Rail Trail is currently in progress for renovations due to glass and root problems. In light of the trail’s fragile state, a design submission will be reviewed by the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) regarding plans for a large-scale reconstruction.