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Author, poet and ex-con gives talk on criminal justice reform -

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Israeli writer Ari Shavit speaks at Integrative Learning Center -

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Alex DeSantis continues strong play for UMass men’s soccer as season reaches midway point -

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Andrew Ford looks to continue to lead UMass football’s torrid offensive passing attack -

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Sunset Grill and Pizza adjusts as a new restaurant in Amherst -

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UMass field hockey falls 8-1 to No. 1 UConn -

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Offensive-oriented practices hold high hopes for UMass women’s soccer with A-10 opener Thursday -

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Hyper-stress on college campuses: a culture of high achievement leads to increased rates of mental illnesses -

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Race of candidates should not affect voter turnout -

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Students share what keeps them happy during the fall -

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Harvest’s millennial-pandering replacement to Chameleon Cold Brew leaves caffeine fans at a loss -

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Guide to fall 5K races and beyond -

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UMass Votes Coalition hosts voter registration event -

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Brettell presents on U.S. immigration policies -

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UMass running back Marquis Young looks to build off momentum gained against Mississippi State -

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UMass field hockey team seeks revenge against undefeated UConn -

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UMass hockey announces captains for 2016-17 season -

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Andy Isabella finds his niche within the UMass football offense -

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The EpiPen Crisis: How did this happen? -

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Cymbals Eat Guitars evolve and impress on “Pretty Years” -

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Procrastination can be productive when done right

Columnist Emily Mias suggests some productive ways to procrastinate and keep up your motivation as the semester ends.

The final stretch

Stressed from finals week? Don’t sweat it, we’re all in it together. Columnist Hannah Sparks offers some comforting words to get you through the homestretch of the semester.

Sleep deprivation hurts memory and study habits

Psychology professor, and sleep researcher Rebecca Spencer offers her insight about the function of sleep during the most studious time of the year: finals week.

Foods to eat during finals that improve brain function

Students are often rushed during exam periods and grab whatever is cheap or quick, but studies show that this method is only hurting their health. Read on to learn what foods help the brain function to its full potential.

Study playlist creates perfect exam cram vibe

Kanye West and Lady Gaga can be a little distracting for quiet nights in the library, so columnist Chris Shores created the perfectly low-key and encouraging album playlist to listen to during finals week.

De-stress during finals week

It way be the most stressful time of the semester, but take the advice of Collegian staff writer Jeff Mitchell and you’ll be relaxing in no time.