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Report: UMass football’s Todd Stafford arrested Saturday morning in Stamford, Connecticut -

Monday, July 20, 2015

UMass names Molly O’Mara newly-created associate director of athletics for communications and PR -

Monday, July 20, 2015

Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure -

Friday, July 17, 2015

UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students -

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies -

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

UMass professor and poet James Tate dies at 71 -

Thursday, July 9, 2015

State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million -

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Cause of death determined for UMass student Chloe Malast -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nick Mariano, Zach Oliveri transferring from UMass men’s lacrosse program -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two future UMass hockey players selected in 2015 NHL Draft -

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Former UMass center Cady Lalanne taken 55th overall by Spurs in 2015 NBA Draft -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’ -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student -

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Ryan Bamford uses online Q&A session to discuss UMass football conference search, renovation plans, cost of attendance -

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Opening statements delivered, first witnesses called in second trial for alleged 2012 gang rape at UMass -

Wednesday, June 17, 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.