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UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

It all means nothing, and everything

Maral Margossian traces the random events that led her to UMass and how everything worked out perfectly.

Emmi Beuger’s Day off – Five seniors, four years, one family

Hosts Emmi Beuger and Nick Souza welcome five graduating seniors from the Daily Collegian for the last show of the year. Sports Editor Andrew Cyr, Arts Editor Jackson Maxwell, Op/Ed Editor Maral Margossian, Editor in Chief Robert Rigo, and Copy Editor Kate Leddy all discuss the past fours year they’ve spent with the Daily Collegian.

Marketing should reflect consumer interests

Millennials have the power to change how major corporations handle social justice issues.

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages

Maral Margossian explains the integral role of presenting diverse viewpoints in the op/ed page.

Humanize the other

Maral Margossian urges readers to try and understand each other when tensions run high.

Suicide prevention starts with openness

In light of World Suicide Prevention Day, Opinion Editor Maral Margossian discusses ways we can prevent suicide.

Appreciating the power of literature

Maral Margossian discusses the power of literature to reach all types of people.

Distorted body image in America

Columnist Maral Margossian exposes a flaw in the American view of body image, especially in Hollywood.

Millennials’ votes can make a difference in all elections

Maral Margossian gives a brief explanation into the importance for young people to vote, especially today.

Advertising is all around us, with the help of Big Brother’s data

Maral Margossian warns us of the bombardment of invasive, personalized advertisements that the average person deals with on a daily basis.

Never again, never forget: Remembering the Armenian genocide

Maral Margossian discusses the horrors of the Armenian genocide, and explains why it is vital to remember the atrocity.

Five reasons why Russia won’t start World War III

Maral Margossian gives us five reasons why Putin wouldn’t dare start World War III in Crimea.

International Women’s Day Special Issue

For International Women’s Day on March 8, the Daily Collegian‘s Op/Ed Staff organized a special issue to discuss women’s rights, feminism and women’s place in global society today. You can pick up a copy of the print edition at on and off-campus locations, and you can check out all of the columns by clicking the links below.

Women’s rights movement still relevant

Maral Margossian argues that the women’s rights movement still has work to do in accomplishing its goals worldwide.

NSA reaches its tentacles into space

Maral Margossian condemns the NSA’s recent adoption of the octopus, a historic symbol of institutional overreach, as its logo.

‘Thinspiration’ sites should be regulated

Maral Margossian explores the harmful nature of online “thinspiration” communities and websites, and advocates for their regulation.

The quiet advantages of the introvert

Maral Margossian stresses the importance of allowing introverts the opportunity to flourish in a world where it seems extroverts dominate.

The value of a pause

Maral Margossian illustrates our “lives of quiet desperation” and our resulting need for a calmer schedule.

Millennials aren’t so bad

Maral Margossian dispels the cynicism surrounding Generation Y and offers a more optimistic take of the group.

The worth of the polymath

Specialization discourages us from perceiving each other as complex, multidimensional, human beings and instead creates the illusion that we can achieve a definite understanding of each other simply through our majors or jobs.