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Author, poet and ex-con gives talk on criminal justice reform -

September 29, 2016

Israeli writer Ari Shavit speaks at Integrative Learning Center -

September 29, 2016

Alex DeSantis continues strong play for UMass men’s soccer as season reaches midway point -

September 29, 2016

Andrew Ford looks to continue to lead UMass football’s torrid offensive passing attack -

September 29, 2016

Sunset Grill and Pizza adjusts as a new restaurant in Amherst -

September 29, 2016

UMass field hockey falls 8-1 to No. 1 UConn -

September 29, 2016

Offensive-oriented practices hold high hopes for UMass women’s soccer with A-10 opener Thursday -

September 29, 2016

Hyper-stress on college campuses: a culture of high achievement leads to increased rates of mental illnesses -

September 29, 2016

Race of candidates should not affect voter turnout -

September 29, 2016

Students share what keeps them happy during the fall -

September 29, 2016

Harvest’s millennial-pandering replacement to Chameleon Cold Brew leaves caffeine fans at a loss -

September 29, 2016

Guide to fall 5K races and beyond -

September 29, 2016

UMass Votes Coalition hosts voter registration event -

September 28, 2016

Brettell presents on U.S. immigration policies -

September 28, 2016

UMass field hockey team seeks revenge against undefeated UConn -

September 28, 2016

UMass running back Marquis Young looks to build off momentum gained against Mississippi State -

September 28, 2016

UMass hockey announces captains for 2016-17 season -

September 28, 2016

Andy Isabella finds his niche within the UMass football offense -

September 28, 2016

The EpiPen Crisis: How did this happen? -

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Cymbals Eat Guitars evolve and impress on “Pretty Years” -

September 28, 2016

Laugh it off

(Courtesy of Jaclyn Bryson)

Jaclyn Bryson recalls how her three years at the Collegian have taught her to laugh at her mistakes in life.

UM Skydiving Club encourages students to leap out of their comfort zone

The UMass Skydiving Club leaps into Southwest Week to end the residential area's celebration Friday. (Patrick Hoff/Daily Collegian)

The RSO offers a variety of opportunities to get the UMass community interested in the sport of skydiving.

UMass students believe justice was served in Boston Marathon trial

A memorial set up at the finish line of the Boston Marathon after the bombings in 2013. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty in the attack. (Collegian File Photo)

Many said they are pleased with guilty sentencing, although opinions are mixed regarding possibility of the death penalty.

Lovers of science fiction movies, books and culture build community at UMass

The sci-fi club stores hundreds of books in Room 108 in the basement of the Campus Center (Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

The Science Fiction Society is home to the second largest sci-fi lending library on the East Coast, encouraging students to explore their nerdy side.

SGA presidential and vice presidential debates address campus-wide issues, despite low turnout and missing ticket

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

SGA presidential and vice presidential candidates spoke about issues regarding tuition and fees, transparency and SGA reforms.

The UMass Nutrition Association works toward a healthier campus and community

The UMass Nutrition Association during an apple picking trip (Photo courtesy of Amanda Cortese)

The RSO organizes multiple volunteer opportunities to feed and educate UMass and the town of Amherst.

Gabriel Schmitt hopes to improve UMass health services as student trustee

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

With experience on the SGA Senate, health council and house council, Schmitt believes he knows UMass well enough to act as student trustee.

UMass to host free concert featuring Kesha, Juicy J to deter students from participating in ‘Blarney’

(Masstravel/ Flickr)

On March 7, the University will host a “Bring the Spring!” concert in the Mullins Center, free to all students with a valid UMass ID.

Archeology Club breaking ground at UMass

(Reba Cohen)

The new RSO looks to expand their numbers, welcoming students from all majors to join.

Paranormal Research Society seeks to uncover the truth about the supernatural

Mary Lyon Hall (Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

A new RSO plans to investigate supernatural activity on campus and in the Pioneer Valley.

Gov. Charlie Baker’s inauguration met with mixed feelings

Photo by Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

UMass students had uncertain feelings regarding Charlie Baker’s inaugural speech on the budget deficit, education, opiate addictions and the future of Massachusetts.

International Programs Office gives students a chance to travel abroad

Collegian File Photo

UMass offers approximately 400 programs around the world, and each semester, 1,200 students leave campus for a number of those destinations.

Singled Out app gives women more control in the world of online dating

(Courtesy of Singled Out)

The app, developed by a former UMass student, allows women to ask men questions and eliminate them based on their answers.

A comprehensive guide to the Ebola virus

(Phil Moyer/Flickr)

A look at what the Ebola virus is, what the symptoms are and what is being done to keep UMass healthy.

Safe Passage provides services for survivors of domestic violence

The local domestic violence shelter continues to lend support and spread awareness about domestic violence throughout the Pioneer Valley after 30 years of service.

Return to McGuirk: Football’s return creates anticipated spike in local business

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Both UMass and local businesses prepare for the return of Minutemen football to McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

UMass professor Elizabeth Chilton to speak in Madrid and Paris about importance of heritage studies

(Courtesy of Elizabeth Chilton)

The professor will talk at two upcoming international conferences about a recently submitted proposal for a new master’s program in global heritage at UMass.

UMass receives $37.5 million for environmental and sustainability initiatives

(Collegian file photo)

Gov. Deval Patrick helps fund projects on and off campus through a bond bill.

UMass alumna to film migrant workers’ stories

Lindsay Van Dyke, ‘11, is using the power of film to document the lives of legal migrant workers in Mexico City.

UMass hosts Iraqi students over summer

Some of the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program. (Photo Courtesy of Terry Karuoya)

Foreign students spent part of their summer studying public policy as part of UMass’ Civic Initiative program.