March 29, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass women’s lacrosse aims another perfect conference record against Duquesne -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass heads home to take on Albany -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Coming off weekend victory, UMass softball prepares for series against St. Josephs -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

‘The Last Man on Earth?’ more like, ‘The Worst Show on Earth’ -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new face for money -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass hopes to carry momentum into weekend series against VCU -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass Theatre Guild to present “Seussical” this weekend -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UMass eyes the future of its athletics with the hiring of Athletic Director Ryan Bamford -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Derrick Gordon to transfer from UMass in search of more prominent role -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Local author and activist Don Ogden writes to make environmental change -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Chiarelli: Football the center of attention Tuesday at Bamford’s hiring -

Wednesday, March 25, 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.