March 30, 2015

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Kickin’ Back Dance Crew looks to emerge as its own dance club -

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Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences -

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UMass women’s lax cruises to 17-7 win over George Mason -

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Earl Sweatshirt explores his dark side on great sophomore album -

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East Village explosion painful, revealing -

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Courtney Barnett offers unique outlook on life on debut album -

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Lessons learned from a boy band -

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Angela McMahon earns 100th career win in UMass women’s lacrosse’s win over George Mason -

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Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality -

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UMass softball swept by St. Joseph’s -

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is a wild, unpredictable masterpiece -

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UMass baseball falls 8-0 to VCU in series finale -

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UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

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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.