September 1, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

BC’s methodical rushing attack wears UMass down -

Saturday, August 30, 2014

UMass football dominated as Boston College rolls to a 30-7 victory -

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Arrest made after lewd acts on campus -

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Suspect in custody after break-ins on Lincoln Avenue -

Thursday, August 28, 2014

UMass crime alerts reveal reports of lewd acts -

Friday, August 22, 2014

UMass women’s soccer hopes added depth brings more consistency in 2014 -

Friday, August 22, 2014

UMass mourns death of alumnus and journalist James Foley -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Kassan Messiah, Trey Seals to shoulder pass rushing responsibility for UMass football -

Thursday, August 21, 2014

UMass names Blake Frohnapfel as the starting quarterback -

Monday, August 18, 2014

Decision looms for Mark Whipple as UMass football looks to name starting quarterback -

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Former UMass star Marcel Shipp overseeing a strong running back competition -

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Former UMass basketball star Chaz Williams signs professional contract in Turkey, still eyeing NBA career -

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Minutemen anxious to display aggressive defense -

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

UMass football turns the page, excited for 2014 season -

Monday, August 4, 2014

UMass student struck and killed by vehicle Thursday night -

Friday, August 1, 2014

UMass receives anonymous $10.3 million gift -

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

UMass football summer coverage 2014 -

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Chiarelli: Sam Koch’s impact evident in those who knew him best -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Longtime UMass men’s soccer coach Sam Koch dies after two-year battle with sinus cancer -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Southwest evacuated after gas leak -

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

General Education courses should not be required

(Amanda Joinson/Collegian File Photo)

Elise Martorano argues why general education courses should not be required.

Learn to learn, not to remember

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Karen Podorefsky explains the importance of taking classes that interest us and of learning course material rather than memorizing facts.

SGA discusses class lengths, EDM concert cancellations at meeting

The Student Government Association discussed various topics from the length of classes to the recently cancelled electronic dance music concerts at its meeting on Monday.

The importance of Gen Eds

Karen Podorefsky ponders the pros and cons of general education.

Scheduling snags

While enrolling in classes for next semester last Thursday, junior Emily Lap ran into a problem that is all too familiar for many University of Massachusetts students.

Students get advice on getting into closed classes

As registration for spring classes proceeds, students are up against closed classes and waiting lists, but there may be hope for these students looking to get in to their classes.

The 4-year slap in the face

Collegian columnist Nick O’Malley writes his last official column for The Collegian, an open letter to college and what education really means (It doesn’t involve going to class).

Speak up, don’t mumble

Amanda Joinson can’t hear what her professors or TAs are saying – and that makes it hard to learn.

Free classes, great workouts: nine exercise classes you should be taking

Exercise routines can become dull and predictable as we engage in the uniform two-mile treadmill run or 30 minutes on the elliptical. If you’re getting bored of your predictable workout routine, then it’s time to do something about it. Make exercise enjoyable and fun as you dance, kick, spin or crunch your way to a fit body. Last semester, the University of Massachusetts opened its $50-million Recreation Center, along with nine sweat-inducing fitness classes.