Scrolling Headlines:

UMass men’s basketball drops first game of season to Creighton in MGM Grand Main Event finals -

November 26, 2015

UMass football prepares for final regular season game against Buffalo Friday -

November 25, 2015

UMass men’s basketball continues hot shooting in rout of Clemson Monday night -

November 24, 2015

SGA votes down letter opposing Baker’s statements on refugees -

November 24, 2015

IPO reaches out to local families to host international students for Thanksgiving -

November 24, 2015

Amherst Police Log: Nov. 20-22 -

November 24, 2015

Local Pioneer Valley food banks aim to fight hunger -

November 24, 2015

UMass club sports present petition alleging lack of resources, communication from athletic department -

November 24, 2015

UMass women’s basketball looks to get back on track in Omni Hotels Classic -

November 24, 2015

An inside look at the UMass club baseball team -

November 24, 2015

UMass men’s swimming proves victorious in Terrier Invitational, Minutewomen finish fourth -

November 24, 2015

The benefits of meditation -

November 24, 2015

In wake of Paris attacks, US should not ditch compassion -

November 24, 2015

Letter to the editor: Students for Justice in Palestine respond to a previous op-ed -

November 24, 2015

Student makes UMass history as first to perform mainstage production in wheelchair -

November 24, 2015

Graduate Employee Organization and UMass administrators meet to talk about late pay issues -

November 23, 2015

UMass Dining encourages different programs to prevent hunger in Amherst -

November 23, 2015

FBI agents explain cyber security at UMass talk -

November 23, 2015

Students present demands and tap administrators for answers, additional information at ‘answering session’ -

November 23, 2015

UMass Dining works to reduce amount of food waste created with weight measurement -

November 23, 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.