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Lawrence Osborn Fossil Collection showcases fossils from across the globe, spanning vast ages -

January 23, 2018

Retired professor and public figure, Julius Lester, passed away at age 78 -

January 23, 2018

UMass looks to maintain discipline in Tuesday’s tilt at Boston College -

January 23, 2018

UMass men’s and women’s swimming and diving earns second place finishes at Dartmouth Invitational -

January 23, 2018

YouTube’s free speech problem -

January 23, 2018

Resolutions should not wait until the new year -

January 23, 2018

Book review: ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ by Paul Kalanithi -

January 23, 2018

Charli XCX’s latest release, ‘Pop 2,’ is another gorgeous experiment on electro-pop -

January 23, 2018

Rashaan Holloway ruled academically ineligible, will miss rest of season -

January 22, 2018

Minutewomen hold on to defeat VCU, snap losing streak -

January 22, 2018

America’s misguided war on low-income financial assistance -

January 22, 2018

Blue lights aren’t needed on campus anymore -

January 22, 2018

Cupcakke’s ‘Ephorize’ proves it’s time to take her seriously -

January 22, 2018

Netflix series ‘The End of the F***ing World’ packs a punch -

January 22, 2018

UMass hockey falls flat in 5-0 loss to Northeastern -

January 20, 2018

UMass women’s track and field takes first, men fourth at Joe Donahue Games -

January 20, 2018

Sanzo: UMass’ game vs. St. Louis is a sign of what it is without its grit -

January 20, 2018

UMass men’s basketball gets blown out by Saint Louis, 66-47 -

January 20, 2018

UMass hockey shuts down No. 8 Northeastern with 3-0 win -

January 19, 2018

Matt Murray hands Northeastern its first shutout of the season -

January 19, 2018

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.