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UMass men’s soccer drops season opener to Utah Valley in overtime -

Friday, August 28, 2015

UMass football notebook: Jackson Porter moves to WR, UMass schedules 2016 game with South Carolina -

Friday, August 28, 2015

Former UMass student who accused four men of rape in 2012 testifies during trial Friday -

Friday, August 28, 2015

REPORT: UMass football’s Da’Sean Downey faces two assault charges in connection with February fight -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

UMass football Media Day: Catching up with Joe Colton -

Thursday, August 27, 2015

UMass football fall camp: Creating turnovers, forcing mistakes the focus for linebacking corps -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Jurors hear police interview, read text messages by defendants in third UMass rape trial -

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

‘Living at UMass’ app aims to make move-in weekend a breeze -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

UMass rape trial halts abruptly, opening statements delivered Tuesday -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

UMass football fall camp: Jamal Wilson returns from injury with confidence he is ‘main guy’ at running back -

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

UMass football fall camp: Freshmen Sekai Lindsay, Andy Isabella impressing at running back -

Monday, August 24, 2015

UMass ranked in top 25 for LGBTQ students -

Monday, August 24, 2015

UMass football fall camp day five: Rodney Mills looks to continue bringing versatility to tight end position -

Friday, August 21, 2015

Route 9 Diner to reopen under new ownership -

Friday, August 21, 2015

Rising UMass sophomore dies unexpectedly -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

UMass football fall camp day four: Veteran offensive line boasts chemistry, looks to improve run blocking -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A colorful UMass homecoming -

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Potential nighttime and weekend parking fee at UMass tabled -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

UMass football fall camp day three: Ex-quarterbacks A.J. Doyle, Andrew Verboys continue transitions to new positions -

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

UMass football fall camp day two: Defensive secondary hopes experience, added depth brings greater consistency -

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Four years of discovery

(Courtesy of Samara Abramson)

Samara Abramson reminisces about her time at UMass and is grateful to have found her passion during her time here.

A year of reflection

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Samara Abramson reflects on her hometown pride and Boston’s enduring strength in the one year after the Boston Marathon bombings.

UMass student spends summer in Wyoming wilderness

Samantha Marino went to Pahaska Tepee Resort for three months without Internet access, TV or a cell phone.

UMass doctor aids Boston bombing victims on scene

Dr. Pierre Rouzier of University Health Services was at the finish line when the bombs went off. He texted his family before running to help the wounded.

Students should explore campus businesses, despite construction

Columnist Samara Abramson advises UMass students to brave the detours and explore student businesses on campus.

Exhibition on military drones now on display in Hampden Gallery

A new multimedia art exhibit aimed at increasing social awareness is now on display in Southwest’s Hampden Gallery.

Changing junk food policies may slow obesity epidemic

Columnist Samara Abramson discusses the link between junk food and obesity and offers a possible solution for the epidemic.

Boy Scouts of America should lift ban on gay members

Samara Abramson explains why lifting the ban on gays in the Boy Scouts of America is vital not only for the organization but also for our youth and society.

As textbook costs increase, students look to alternate online solutions

The Internet has brought more shopping options for buying textbooks, detracting business away from local booksellers.

Night owl’s wisdom

Feel odd because you are always up later than your roommate doing homework and watching TV until 2 a.m.? Columnist Samara Abramson spells out why night owls might have an advantage in life.

Dance should be an Olympic sport

Though dance is not qualified as an Olympic sport, Collegian columnist Samara Abramson believes that it should be considered as one in the near future.

Plane rides and life lessons

Samara Abramson reflects on a life lesson learned from an unlikely source on a flight to Tel Aviv.

Farewell freshman year

Collegian columnist Samara Abramson says goodbye to her first year at UMass.

No place like home

Collegian columnist Samara Abramson looks at what is special about the houses we grow up in.

‘Kony 2012’ and social media

Collegian columnist Samara Abramson thanks Twitter and Facebook for getting the word out about Joseph Kony.

The Facebook Timeline

Collegian columnist Samara Abramson speculates Facebook’s new format change may be its last.

Has Timeline crossed a line?

Columnist Samara Ambramson wonders whether the new profile layout soon to be required by Facebook will finally do some damage to our relationship with the social networking site.

Secret study spots

Collegian columnist Samara Abramson lets us in on the hidden places she settles into to study for finals.

Stumble to better homework

Collegian columnist Samara Abramson sings praises to procrastination tool “StumbleUpon.”

Seasonal introspection

Collegian columnist Samara Abramson tries to understand her summer bias.