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Frustrations with Team-Based Learning classes

TBL classes should incorporate more instructor guidance to ensure student groups learn the material effectively on their own.

General Education courses should not be required

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

Learn to learn, not to remember

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.