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New magnetic resonance system expected to boost UMass’ research capabilities -

December 2, 2015

UMass Transit to increase wages in 2016 to $13.25 per hour -

December 2, 2015

UMass students to take part in Hult Prize competition on Dec. 8 -

December 2, 2015

UMass swimming and diving looks to maintain condition in month-long midseason break -

December 2, 2015

Kurt Keats settling into his role with UMass hockey -

December 2, 2015

UMass women’s basketball looks to end four-game losing streak against Bryant Wednesday -

December 2, 2015

UMass men’s basketball ready to rekindle rivalry with in-state rivalry Boston University Wednesday -

December 2, 2015

Stop hating Black Friday shoppers -

December 2, 2015

City and Colour to rock the Calvin Theatre this Friday -

December 2, 2015

Justin Bieber tries too hard to please on “Purpose” -

December 2, 2015

Frankie Cosmos goes electronic on stellar new EP -

December 2, 2015

Letter: Now is the time for UMass to divest from fossil fuels -

December 1, 2015

After justice, cautionary story remains -

December 1, 2015

Shaha performance to focus on racism in LGBTQIA+ community -

December 1, 2015

Amherst Police Log: Nov. 27-29 -

December 1, 2015

FEMA approves UMass’ hazard mitigation plan -

December 1, 2015

No. 1 Providence stays unbeaten, UML wins Friendship Four -

December 1, 2015

Student Athlete Spotlight: Austin Plevy and how he got to UMass -

December 1, 2015

UMass men’s basketball looks to regain shooting touch, work ball into post -

December 1, 2015

Gienieczko: UMass hockey must prove it’s competitive against top teams -

December 1, 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.