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Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

UMass baseball gets its long-awaited homecoming Tuesday against Northeastern -

March 28, 2017

Have you popped your bubble? -

March 28, 2017

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters -

March 28, 2017

Josh Odam spreads succinct messages through Free Negro University clothing line -

March 28, 2017

Emmi Beuger’s day off – Interview with Kate Leddy -

March 28, 2017

Fourteen random ‘treat yourself’ items for $25 and under -

March 28, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video -

March 27, 2017

Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking -

March 27, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

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Congressmen McGovern and Ellison discuss progressive politics under Trump administration on Saturday -

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SGA President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Lily Wallace promise to improve assistance to student activists next year -

March 27, 2017

Editor’s note: UMass works because they do -

March 27, 2017

The UMass club that is un-beelievable -

March 27, 2017

Interview with Ghazah Abbasi, Sanctuary Campus Movement organizer -

March 27, 2017

UMass solar energy initiative to install new solar panels and provide electrical power at discounted rates

New initiative aims to save electricity costs for the university by $6.2 million in a span of 20 years.

Protect Our Breasts hosted third annual Yogathon last Friday

The Protect Our Breasts Earth Day Yogathon raises money for breast cancer and awareness about healthy living.

Club sports spotlight: UMass club wrestling shines on the national stage

Both men’s and women’s team had wrestlers compete in both the Northeast Conference of the National Collegiate Wrestling Association this month, with senior captain Greg Williams winning the 141-pound conference championship.

‘Meditation Wednesdays’ offer relaxation and peace in the middle of hectic weeks

Olivia Clark teaches a meditation class every Wednesday at noon in the Recreation Center.

Ballet classes at UMass Rec Center require no prior experience and is a great option for everyone

Ballet is an expressive form of exercise that you don’t need prior dance experience to enjoy.

Women’s beauty standards: Recreation Center edition

Tess Halpern says girls should aim for comfort not fashion when it comes to exercising at the gym.

UMass boxing club focuses on building community through technique

The club builds boxing technique, gives a great workout and offers a community for UMass students.

Yoga: It’s not all about poses and flexibility

Now is the time to start taking full advantage of the yoga classes at the UMass Recreation Center.

How to navigate the gym: an upperclassman’s guide for freshmen

If you’re intimidated by the Campus Recreation Center, these words of advice may motivate you to go.

Getting to the Gym

After years of failing to keep her New Year’s resolution to go the gym, Collegian correspondent Alexandra Graziano has found her secret to success: exercise classes.

Get skinny, tone up!

Emily McLaughlin describes the best exercises one can do to tone up work on muscles.

Drop 10

Blogger Emily McLaughlin shares her strategies to reach her goal of toning up and slimming down in time for bathing suit season.

Planks: A love-hate relationship

Emily McLaughlin gives some tips and tricks to losing some weight or toning by doing a fairly simple, but hated exercise- planks.

Monday Motivation: Calorie Burners

Blogger Emily McLaughlin shares some tips and tricks on how to stay fit and lose weight in your daily life.

Get in shape for spring without leaving campus

Collegian Columnist Kaitlyn Bidga teaches advice on how to get in shape for vacation without leaving school.

Survival of the fittest: Local gyms fight to compete with UMass Rec Center

Gyms like The Leading Edge and Planet Fitness have been forced to make some big changes in order to compete with the UMass Rec Center. While no one will be going to the Edge anymore, Planet Fitness claims to have benefited from the change.

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.

“Golden tickets” not such a golden way to handle group exercise at rec center sign-ups

Amanda Joinson breaks down some new solutions to the overcrowding at the recreation center’s group activities.