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Student-run political groups gear up for the Massachusetts primary -

February 9, 2016

UMass prepares for matchups with AIC, Northeastern -

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Football, social Goods, and choice -

February 9, 2016

Rihanna makes her biggest artistic statement on ‘Anti’ -

February 9, 2016

Berthiaume Center recognized with top entrepreneurship award -

February 9, 2016

Massachusetts club hockey holds on for 5-4 victory over Montclair State -

February 9, 2016

A-10 Notebook: Davidson, George Washington earn conference wins -

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Amherst hires new interim town manager -

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Man arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute -

February 9, 2016

David Bowie makes his death a spectacle in ‘Blackstar’ -

February 8, 2016

Sia’s ‘This is Acting’ is simply that: acting. -

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The art of perseverance -

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UMass hockey to participate in 2016 Friendship Four tournament in Belfast, Northern Ireland -

February 8, 2016

‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ maintains charm in 11th season -

February 8, 2016

IT Forum held to outline updates in new security policies -

February 8, 2016

No need to keep the light on for lackluster horror ‘The Boy’ -

February 8, 2016

Hockey East Notebook: UNH upsets No. 8 UMass Lowell -

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UMass Poll results place Sanders, Trump at top going into NH primary -

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Herrell’s ‘Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day’ event a sweet success -

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Inside game highlights Minutewomen’s effort in defeat -

February 8, 2016

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.