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Amazon textbook contract ending in December 2018 -

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UMass field hockey heads into crucial A-10 matchup -

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2017 Hockey Special Issue -

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International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

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Sexual assault reports spike on campus -

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Californian students react to wildfires back home -

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‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

October 19, 2017

With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

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Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

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Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

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UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

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UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

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Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

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Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

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Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

October 19, 2017

The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

October 19, 2017

Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

October 19, 2017

Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 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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