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Massachusetts drought heavily impacts local agriculture -

September 26, 2016

UMass Soccer earns second win of season in 3-2 victory over Hartford -

September 26, 2016

‘Morris from America’ explores teen angst and the struggles of growing up -

September 26, 2016

‘Hell or High Water’ an intense, morally ambiguous modern Western -

September 26, 2016

Read: You won’t regret it -

September 26, 2016

UMass field hockey hangs tough, falls to No. 18 Stanford -

September 26, 2016

Racism in the LGBTQ community -

September 26, 2016

Harvard professor discusses race, power and science in academia -

September 26, 2016

‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is a stop-motion masterpiece -

September 26, 2016

Editorial: The Massachusetts Daily Collegian Mission Statement -

September 26, 2016

Amherst Police Dept. uses pepper spray to disperse party on Hobart Lane -

September 26, 2016

UMass football can’t overcome four third quarter Mississippi State touchdowns, fall 47-35 Saturday -

September 24, 2016

UMass football’s fourth quarter comeback attempt falls short against Mississippi State Saturday -

September 24, 2016

Cyr: Despite improvement, UMass football still can’t capture first marquee FBS win -

September 24, 2016

MassPIRG kicks off for the fall semester -

September 22, 2016

UMass Resistance Studies Initiative hosts activist and author George Lakey -

September 22, 2016

UMass field hockey readies for tough tests against Stanford, Boston College -

September 22, 2016

Calling the shots: everything you need to know about the flu vaccine -

September 22, 2016

UMass assistant Professor speaks about oppression of American Indians -

September 22, 2016

Astronomy department head hosting sundial and sky-watching event -

September 22, 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.