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Mark Morris’ hat trick leads UMass men’s soccer to Wednesday victory -

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UMass men’s soccer stuns URI behind rebound off late penalty kick Wednesday -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

UMass loads up for shootout versus Bowling Green -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Former Middle Eastern foes advocate for peace -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Discussion of Tibet’s future to be held Tuesday night -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Student leader profile: National Society of Collegiate Scholars President Mike Franco -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Why you should be optimistic about UMass hockey this season -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

UMass looks to be more competitive in Hockey East behind youth -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Inexperience highlights questions surrounding UMass hockey entering 2015 -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Steven Iacobellis ready to assume captain role for UMass hockey -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Dynamic freshmen duo joins UMass defense with high expectations -

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John Micheletto ready for a pivotal fourth season at the helm of UMass hockey -

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It’s not what you know; it’s what you can pretend to know -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Perfect images: Online versions of ourselves can’t give true confidence -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Arguments of immigration hawks not based on pragmatism -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Stockbridge lecturer offers a permaculture perspective with ‘Inhabit’ screening -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

NBA 2K16 is an eye-popping sensation -

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Adam Liccardi sentenced to eight to 12 years in connection with 2012 UMass gang rape -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Commonwealth Honors College dean aims to improve curriculum, diversity -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

MASSPIRG calls on Subway to remove antibiotics from meat -

Wednesday, October 7, 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.