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Massachusetts drought heavily impacts local agriculture -

September 26, 2016

UMass Soccer earns second win of season in 3-2 victory over Hartford -

September 26, 2016

‘Morris from America’ explores teen angst and the struggles of growing up -

September 26, 2016

‘Hell or High Water’ an intense, morally ambiguous modern Western -

September 26, 2016

UMass field hockey hangs tough, falls to No. 18 Stanford -

September 26, 2016

Read: You won’t regret it -

September 26, 2016

Racism in the LGBTQ community -

September 26, 2016

Harvard professor discusses race, power and science in academia -

September 26, 2016

‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is a stop-motion masterpiece -

September 26, 2016

Editorial: The Massachusetts Daily Collegian Mission Statement -

September 26, 2016

Amherst Police Dept. uses pepper spray to disperse party on Hobart Lane -

September 26, 2016

UMass football can’t overcome four third quarter Mississippi State touchdowns, fall 47-35 Saturday -

September 24, 2016

UMass football’s fourth quarter comeback attempt falls short against Mississippi State Saturday -

September 24, 2016

Cyr: Despite improvement, UMass football still can’t capture first marquee FBS win -

September 24, 2016

MassPIRG kicks off for the fall semester -

September 22, 2016

UMass Resistance Studies Initiative hosts activist and author George Lakey -

September 22, 2016

UMass field hockey readies for tough tests against Stanford, Boston College -

September 22, 2016

Calling the shots: everything you need to know about the flu vaccine -

September 22, 2016

UMass assistant Professor speaks about oppression of American Indians -

September 22, 2016

Astronomy department head hosting sundial and sky-watching event -

September 22, 2016

No Shave November grows into Decembeard

With the month of November coming to an end, Tappan Parker explores the vast opportunities of what to do with lingering facial hair.

Movember offers a chance at charitable growth

The leaves are turning, and the beards are growing for ‘No Shave November.’ Men everywhere are showing off their beard-growing abilities as well as their philanthropic side.

Give it a shot

Get creative at the bar or at home with these tantalizing shots.

Life in Scotland

Arts writer Tappan Parker, studying abroad in Scotland this semester, fills us in on the hip happenings of Edinburgh.

TRON: Legacy, a flashy and fun sequel

Nearly thirty years after the first movie, TRON returns to the big screen.

10 films that you should have seen this semester

As the semester comes to an end, it’s time to take a look back at the best movies that were released in the past four months. Collegian movie reviewer Tappan Parker breaks down what he believes were the films that made the biggest splash.

Beards: They grow on you

Chilly? Collegian staffer has a suggestion for you: Grow facial hair. If this idea intrigues you, this guide to the various kinds of facial hair will surely entertain.

The Art of the Brew

Curious about home brewing? Read on for an in-depth guide to this beloved practice.

Black takes a chill pill

The infamously angry Lewis Black calms things down for the Calvin Theater in Northampton for back-to-back shows last Friday and Saturday. Touring with John Bowman, Black is rounding out his “In God We Rust” tour.

Lewis Black is back in the Pioneer Valley

He’s loud, he’s opinionated and he’s back in the area for two shows on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Calvin Theater in Northampton. Tickets are still available for $47.50.

Scarily bad Halloween costumes

Craving originality, humor, and the title of being the scariest thing on Halloween? From vuvuzelas to glittering vampires, we’re counting down the scariest costumes for Halloween.

Automation breaks monotony

Experimental indie rock band A Troop of Echoes releases their first full-length album called “Days in Automation.” The Rhode Island-based group relies on a powerful mix of saxophone and typical rock instruments.

Spotify, others bring new musical revolution

Anxious music listeners worried about illegal downloading can now set their fears to rest: We have a survey of the top new music streaming websites, some of which can be downloaded to your smart phone.

Jesse Eisenberg shines as awkward Facebook founder

The new film “The Social Network” accurately outlines the history of the social networking site from its inception, sparing few details. The movie is more about the characters behind Facebook than the site itself.

Ra Ra Riot leaves fans screaming for more

New York-based indie rockers Ra Ra Riot wowed their faithful fans at Pearl Street on Sept. 27. Playing a set mixed with songs from their latest and former albums, the band didn’t waste a single second of their short set.

Ra Ra Riot to prove its all about the strings

Ra Ra Riot, a string-driven quartet, are set to play Northampton’s Pearl Street Night Club on Monday, complete with violin, cello, and dance-worthy indie rock.

Summer flicks: the top ten

To commemorate the end of all the great – and not so great – summer blockbusters, here’s a list of 10 movies you should have seen.

Sia brings song to Pearl Street

Sia is an Australian singer, songwriter and dancer who performs jazzy pop songs. She will bring her quirky, part oddball and all charming style to the Pearl Street Ballroom tomorrow at 8 p.m.

‘The Losers’ not quite a winner in the box office

“The Losers” is an action-comedy and loose adaptation of the DC Comics series of the same name, but it is not a superhero comic. Rather, the film is about a team of Special Forces who are just really good at what they do.

Kaki King reigns supreme at Monday show

Kaki King, an up-and-coming name on the indie-pop scene, came to Northampton on Monday to wow the crowd with her guitar-playing prowess. The Iron Horse was the fourth on King’s tour across the U.S. to promote her new album, “Junior.” In stores starting April 13, “Junior” is King’s fifth CD since bursting onto the scene in 2003 with her album “Everybody Loves You.”