Scrolling Headlines:

UMass football readies for season-opener against Hawaii -

August 22, 2017

UMass women’s soccer falls to Central Connecticut 3-0 in home opener -

August 19, 2017

Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

To infinity, and beyond

Katie McKenna reflects on her time at the University.

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Read between the words

In defining a college experience, the stuff between the words is what really matters, says Merav Kaufman, graduating Collegian columnist.

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Katie Landeck

Katie Landeck — editor-in-chief.

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Come on give us one more spark

Graphics Production Manager Lauren Vaughn recalls memories that made her college experience worthwhile.

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Why I’m moving on

Dane Feldman talks about moving on from UMass and the Collegian, with special thanks to his mother.

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Remember the sacrifices you’ve made

Former Web Production Manager Tim Jones remembers what he gave up to reach this point in his life.

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I’m Glad I Stayed

Ashley Berger looks back at her decision to stay at UMass, and what made her stay.

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Working at a Student Business

Collegian columnist Emily Mias discusses her perspective-changing school job.

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The unheard Commencement speech

Opinion/Editorial Editor Melissa Mahoney shares a personal graduation message with readers, which includes holiday parties with annoying relatives, facing the real world with hope, and a dash of humor.

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Unchecked Ambition

Senior News Producer Emily Felder shares her secrets to working hard and reaping the benefits.

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And you may ask yourself: how did I get here

“There’s something comforting in looking back at that former self.” – Allie Connell

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Senior Columns: 2011-12

Seniors of the 2011-2012 Collegian Staff bid farewell with their final writing pieces.

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Evolution of a caffeinated college-ette

DailyCollegian.com Managing Editor Lindsey Davis spills her caffeinated secrets and stirs the power of a warm beverage on the eve of college graduation.

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Leaving is weird; not leaving is even weirder

Collegian Editor-in-Chief Alyssa Creamer finds leaving the Collegian to be weird but staying another year is even weirder.

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A world without windows

Collegian Managing Editor Chris Shores shares his memories from four years in the Collegian’s basement newsroom.

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Losing actually-graduating friends

As her fellow seniors graduate, Collegian Arts Editor Ellie Rulon-Miller is not ready let her friends and memories go.

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I’m not going

I’m not going. I’m not going! I was like this right before high school graduation too. Don’t send me out into that big dumb world. Don’t do it! There is nothing out there I can’t get here, standing still, marinating in my own juices, achieving total lethargy. OK, it’s true, I’m not really graduating yet, just leaving and never coming back, not for all the money in the world. And yes, I have been miserable here more often than I’ve been happy. But that might have something to do with me, as a person, truly enjoying a good wallow. That’s…

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Get out like a bandit

Last year, at my five year high school reunion, when I told people I was just at the end of my third-year, I may have well said that I recently saw a long dead, mutual friend. Their eyes would glaze over then, looking over to some unknown distance they’d say something like, “Oh man, living the dream. Man, just never graduate. The real-world sucks.” Now, at the end of another academic year I walk the halls and overhear the usual, “You graduating this year?” “Yeah,” the soon-to-be-graduate says with a sigh, “Just never graduate.” But, seeing as I was supposed…

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The newsroom will always be home

There are many angles I could take in this, my final piece in my cherished Massachusetts Daily Collegian. I could floridly describe how I got here, explaining that I never intended to end up in Amherst, that I was never supposed to be toiling away in our cobwebby Campus Center basement office. I could narrate the arc of my personal maturation and self-discovery process in lofty, probably overstated terms, elaborating on how developing a congenital disease taught me the fallibility of concrete expectations and shook my faith in the inherency of fate. I could expand on my disillusionment process at…

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What college can’t teach you

David Coffey, Copy Editor and Assistant Arts and Living Editor, muses on the words of Frank Zappa: “If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.”

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