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UMass football selected to finish fourth in MAC East preseason poll -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Legislature overrides Baker’s UMass budget cut -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Report: UMass football’s Todd Stafford arrested Saturday morning in Stamford, Connecticut -

Monday, July 20, 2015

UMass names Molly O’Mara newly-created associate director of athletics for communications and PR -

Monday, July 20, 2015

Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure -

Friday, July 17, 2015

UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students -

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies -

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

UMass professor and poet James Tate dies at 71 -

Thursday, July 9, 2015

State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million -

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Cause of death determined for UMass student Chloe Malast -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nick Mariano, Zach Oliveri transferring from UMass men’s lacrosse program -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two future UMass hockey players selected in 2015 NHL Draft -

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Former UMass center Cady Lalanne taken 55th overall by Spurs in 2015 NBA Draft -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’ -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student -

Thursday, June 18, 2015

How to choose a roommate

Emily Merlino advises students to start the roommate search process early and offers her own advice.

Introverts can flourish at UMass

Emily Merlino reveals the opportunities that UMass provides introverts to fully develop their personalities.

Reebok drops deal with Rick Ross

Emily Merlino discusses Reebok’s dropping of rapper Rick Ross, and the positive and negative side effects.

People that deserve Oscars that haven’t gotten one yet

Emily Merlino discusses actors and actresses who have yet to win an Oscar but she believes have deserved the honor.

Feminism still relevant

Emily Merlino illustrates the continued necessity of feminism by discussing the challenges women still face across the globe.

Seth MacFarlane’s sexist performance may turn out to be beneficial

Emily Merlino weighs the pros and cons of the host of the 2013 Oscars.

The holy resignation

According to Collegian columnist Emily Merlino, the church should consider electing its next leader from Latin America or Africa.

Syria’s Women

As conflict in Syria grows, stories of sexual violence and the violation of women’s rights finally surface.

Prejudice against new Al-Jazeera television network

Emily Merlino comments on the controversy behind the Al-Jazeera deal with CurrentTV.

Citizen criticism usurps the professional

Columnist Emily Merlino points to the Internet for playing a major role in the rise of ‘citizen critics.

Reconciling Feminism and the GOP

Columnist Emily Merlino suggests it is wrong to say a woman cannot be both feminist and a Republican.

Jezebel.com: Home of hypocrisy

Columnist Emily Merlino discusses the hypocrisy of a number of articles featured on ‘feminist-oriented’ Jezelbel.com.

Rich Kids of Instagram blog provides snapshot of class divide

Emily Merlino discusses the popular Tumblr ‘Rich Kids of Instagram’ and how it provides a glimpse into the class divide in American society.

Ideas for Columbus Day voyages

Like the man the holiday is named after, take some time over Columbus Day weekend to hit the road.

Rowling lives on with new book, website launch

“Harry Potter” series author J.K. Rowling may be finished with the fantasy favorite, but she’s still got a few tricks up her sleeve.

‘Chimpanzee’ a wonderfully sweet documentary

Disneynature has kept up their winning streak with “Chimpanzee,” a wonderfully sweet documentary about the little chimp that could.

College fashion dos and don’ts

As the end-of-semester pressure cooker heats up for students, we could all stand to step back, take a few deep breaths and examine our daily fashion choices.

Media guilty of crimes in Trayvon Martin case

Collegian columnist Emily Merlino thinks the media coverage of Trayvon Martin’s shooting needs to remove the bias.

Better Services for Mental Health

Collegian columnist Emily Merlino explains why colleges must improve their mental health services for students.

Problem with Kony 2012

Collegian columnist Emily Merlino discusses the flaws in the Kony 2012 campaign.