March 5, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Playoff time for UMass hockey -

Thursday, March 5, 2015

UMass faces challenge of stopping Lyle Thompson, Albany offense Saturday -

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Sloppy second half plagues UMass in loss to Richmond on Senior Night -

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RSO brings concepts to life through dance -

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The Underwoods deal with a dwindling hand of ‘Cards’ in an exciting, topical season -

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Chris Kyle: An American hero -

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Ballot question asks for increased student health fee to hire new CCPH staff -

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‘Parks and Recreation’ goes out on a good, if familiar, note -

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Why opinion journalism matters -

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UMass to retire Calipari jersey -

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‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ a disappointing comedy sequel -

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UMass opens season against Kentucky -

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Opportunity knocks for UMass hockey -

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Ludacris finalized as third performer at ‘Bring the Spring!’ concert -

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Minutewomen advance to A-10 second round -

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Offensive woes frustrate UMass in loss to Richmond -

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Minutewomen enter tough weekend schedule -

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Video monitoring equipment installed throughout Amherst in preparation for ‘Blarney’ -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Professor Neil Forbes receives $1.56 million grant to develop cancer-killing Salmonella -

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

UMass, Trey Davis ready for Richmond and Kendall Anthony -

Wednesday, March 4, 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.