Scrolling Headlines:

Amherst PD to encourage registering off-campus parties with implementation of Party Smart Registration program -

July 23, 2016

UMass Board of Trustees votes 11-2 to raise tuition and fees an average of 5.8 percent -

July 14, 2016

Mike Stone announces retirement following 2017 season -

July 13, 2016

‘Warcraft’ delivers a likeable mess -

July 5, 2016

Former UMass field hockey coach Carla Tagliente accepts job at Princeton -

June 29, 2016

50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies -

June 16, 2016

Four former Minutemen depart from UMass hockey program -

June 14, 2016

Boston Calling 2016 delivers rousing farewell to City Hall Plaza -

June 2, 2016

Sufjan Stevens unearths quirk at Boston Calling -

June 2, 2016

The Collegian live tweets Boston Calling -

May 28, 2016

UMass baseball finishes season with sweep over George Mason -

May 22, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse falls in NCAA quarterfinal -

May 22, 2016

‘Green Room’ is a bloody blast of survival horror -

May 21, 2016

DaLuz: Boston Celtics stuck trudging in the mud -

May 18, 2016

Despite tallying double-digit hits, UMass baseball falls to Fairfield Tuesday afternoon -

May 17, 2016

Radiohead returns to the top with gorgeous, illuminating ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ -

May 16, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse advances to quarterfinal of NCAA tournament -

May 16, 2016

UMass baseball outlasts Rhode Island in series finale behind strong pitching of Brandon Walsh -

May 15, 2016

Eileen McDonald’s overtime goal advances UMass women’s lacrosse in NCAA tournament -

May 14, 2016

12 UMass students face possible arrests in connection to an alleged bad LSD trip -

May 14, 2016

Read between the words

Courtesy of Merav Kaufman

In defining a college experience, the stuff between the words is what really matters, says Merav Kaufman, graduating Collegian columnist.

Ignore the myths: Joining SGA vital to school success

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Merav Kaufman debunks some common myths among the student body about the Student Government Association and pushes for more student involvement.

Contemplating the new ComCol complex

Merav Kaufman discusses the social consequences of UMass building the new honors dorms.

Chag Purim Sameach!

Merav Kaufman shares the story of Purim in celebration of the Jewish holiday this weekend.

Holiday history: Channukah

With the beginning of Channukah around the corner, columnist Merav Kaufman offers a brief history of the holiday along with a few of the popular traditions that accompany it.

Disrespect in debate is distasteful

Columnist Merav Kaufman discusses the impression given from the behavior of both candidates in the last presidential debate.

Is LinkedIn the missing link?

Merav Kaufman shares the usefulness of LinkedIn.

And so begin the Jewish High Holidays

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman discusses the Jewish holiday season.

Sophomoric musings

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman recounts what she’s learned thus far as a sophomore at UMass.

Passover preview

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman explains the significance of each Passover tradition.

Vacation vexation

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman looks at why a lot of vacation time is sometimes too much.

Memes unite the masses

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman looks at the positive effect of memes on the UMass campus.

The Exercise Enigma

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman argues exercise is worth more than a slimmer figure.

An Ode to Gen. Eds.

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman feels General Education requirements don’t deserve their bad reputation.

A guide to college dining decorum

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman lays down the law for dining commons etiquette.

Pre-professional preposterousness

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman has a bone to pick with Isenberg’s obsession with eye contact and elevator pitches.

Dormitory Doldrums

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman laments the isolation of the sophomore dormitory experience and yearns for her friendly freshman year.

Melodramatic Muggles

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman finds the emotional uprising over the last Harry Potter film to be overrated.