Scrolling Headlines:

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

Ryan Bamford uses online Q&A session to discuss UMass football conference search, renovation plans, cost of attendance -

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Opening statements delivered, first witnesses called in second trial for alleged 2012 gang rape at UMass -

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

UMass Board of Trustees approves rise in tuition, student fees -

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Former Minutewoman Quianna Diaz-Patterson named to Puerto Rican national softball team -

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

UMass rowing’s Jim Dietz inducted into CRCA Hall of Fame -

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Jury selection begins Monday in second gang rape trial -

Monday, June 15, 2015

Students turn attention to state legislators as decision on UMass budget looms -

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Alumna and next director of Brooklyn Museum Anne Pasternak ‘created her own path’ -

Thursday, June 11, 2015

UMass graduate crowned head of 600-year-old Indian kingdom -

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Committee recommends UMass increase tuition, student fees for in-state undergraduates -

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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.