Scrolling Headlines:

UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Mulligan looks to continue seven game double-double streak at Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Jesus: the conservative Republican -

December 7, 2016

The joy of Snapchat -

December 7, 2016

How my CAPA study abroad experience changed my life

(Wojtek Gurak/ Flickr)

Luz Arregoces describes the benefits of traveling abroad.

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UMass students recall unfamiliar foods encountered while studying abroad

Fried frog legs (Cameliatwu/Flickr).

From frog legs to octopus pizza, students discuss the differences in taste from what they are used to in America.

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BLOG: First Impressions Make Assimilation Look Easy

Study abroad blogger, Kristina Kulyabina, talks about her first impressions of Thailand.

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Photo slideshow: Tenzin Woedbum – Taiwan

Study abroad blogger Tenzin Woedbum shares some of his photos as he is currently studying in Taiwan.

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Patagonia: Smiles, silence and the majestic Mount Fitz Roy

Study abroad blogger Mark Reppert tells of his recent frigid trek of Mount Fitz Roy in Patagonia. Mark, a UMass marketing major is spending the semester studying in Argentina.

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How to watch an election abroad

Kevin Mann shares his experience as American abroad during the 2012 Presidential election.

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Forego the traditional, opt for tequila and a rocky beach

Study abroad blogger Kevin Mann shares how new experiences can be better than the regular night out, especially while studying abroad.

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Photo slideshow: Zachary Weishar – Barcelona, Spain

Study abroad blogger Zachary Weishar shares some of his photos as he is currently studying in Barcelona, Spain.

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Photo slideshow: Cindy Hession – Cork, Ireland

Study abroad blogger Cindy Hession shares some of her photos as she is currently studying in Cork, Ireland.

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London: The DJ’s tend to suck

Study abroad blogger Kevin Mann shares a few tips for meeting interesting people while in London.

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My Canterbury Tales

Study abroad blogger Alissa Mesibov describes how she survived “Fresher’s Week” and adjusted to the lifestyle of UK universities.

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The Other Twelve Apostles

Study abroad blogger Justin Peterson-New shares his experience of the breathtaking Australian coast and the Twelve Apostles.

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Living the good life in Oviedo

Collegian blogger Stephen Small finds paradise in the beautiful Oviedo, Spain.

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Buenos Aires is more than meets the eye

Collegian blogger Carolyn Tiernan enjoys fresh fruit and discovers another side to Buenos Aires.

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Homesick in Bilbao

Collegian blogger Lauren Fisher finds herself missing the U.S. while abroad in Spain.

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No more sleeping in German class

Collegian blogger Mary Carmody finds the language barrier in Germany difficult, yet amusing, while studying abroad in Frankfurt.

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Introducing our newest travel blogger: Derek Plante

UMass student and Collegian blogger Derek Plante is in Czech Republic and is sharing his stories this summer. Check out the entries he has so far and stay tuned for more.

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Czech Republic 2011: Castle Prague and Lennon Wall

Derek and his friends travel to Castle Prague, an enormous cathedral that left him at a loss of words.

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Czech Republic 2011: The yo-yo tournament

Derek finds yo-yoers aplenty in his first week in the Czech Republic.

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Czech Republic 2011: The First Day

Derek explores Prague for the first time with a busy day that includes a much needed nap.

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