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Former UMass field hockey coach Carla Tagliente accepts job at Princeton -

June 29, 2016

50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies -

June 16, 2016

Four former Minutemen depart from UMass hockey program -

June 14, 2016

Boston Calling 2016 delivers rousing farewell to City Hall Plaza -

June 2, 2016

Sufjan Stevens unearths quirk at Boston Calling -

June 2, 2016

The Collegian live tweets Boston Calling -

May 28, 2016

UMass baseball finishes season with sweep over George Mason -

May 22, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse falls in NCAA quarterfinal -

May 22, 2016

‘Green Room’ is a bloody blast of survival horror -

May 21, 2016

DaLuz: Boston Celtics stuck trudging in the mud -

May 18, 2016

Despite tallying double-digit hits, UMass baseball falls to Fairfield Tuesday afternoon -

May 17, 2016

Radiohead returns to the top with gorgeous, illuminating ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ -

May 16, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse advances to quarterfinal of NCAA tournament -

May 16, 2016

UMass baseball outlasts Rhode Island in series finale behind strong pitching of Brandon Walsh -

May 15, 2016

Eileen McDonald’s overtime goal advances UMass women’s lacrosse in NCAA tournament -

May 14, 2016

12 UMass students face possible arrests in connection to an alleged bad LSD trip -

May 14, 2016

UMass baseball falls in first-ever Division I matchup with UMass Lowell 7-3 -

May 11, 2016

UMass baseball gets shut out in nonconference matchup with UConn -

May 10, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse tops Richmond, wins eighth straight Atlantic 10 championship -

May 9, 2016

UMass baseball salvages last game of weekend series with Richmond behind strong eighth inning -

May 9, 2016

The flaws in implied consent

Collegian File Photo

Consent through communication is essential.

Reconsidering the stigma around long-distance relationship

(Marc Levin/Flickr)

Emelia Beuger argues against the stigma against long-distance relationships in college.

Why I do not use Tinder

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Isaac Simon details how the popular app perpetuates laziness, social intimidation and sexual objectification.

Reproductive freedom is about more than sex

Abortion rights supporters demonstrate outside the Capitol in Austin, Texas, where Gov. Rick Perry signed the abortion restriction bill, House Bill 2, Thursday, July 18, 2013. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/MCT)

Hannah Sparks explains how the conservative attack on women’s reproductive rights stems from a fundamental lack of understanding on the subject.

‘Shame’ draws audiences into dark places

Through its unique use of cinematography and exceptional acting, “Shame” provides a rare perspective inside the life of a sex addict, played by Michael Fassbender.

Professor studies how cultures view teen sex

UMass Professor Amy Schalet compares American and Dutch families’ views on sex in her recent book, “Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex.”

Students learn how to get sex ‘right’ at lecture

At a Wednesday lecture, students were treated to a discussion on how to have positive, rewarding sexual experiences by Joyce Joseph, the former clinical director of the Human Sexuality Institute.

Laws and Licks- What to do

“The Talk” blogger Sophie Kaner dives deep into on-campus habits and what relationships may hinge on.

On trying new things.

Dear Sophie, I am a freshman and a virgin. I feel my first sexual experience may not be too far in the future, and while that is exciting, it is also nerve-racking. So many people are experienced that I feel I may not perform up to proper standards. Honey, standards for a virgin are pretty low. Basically, the only thing you’re expected to do is show up. As long as you’re honest about the amount of experience you’ve had, anybody worth boning is not going to hold any mishaps against you. There will be mishaps, too, and twice as many…

Jackrabbits and Jack Sparrow

‘The Talk’ blogger Sophie Kaner has the cure for dealing with neighbors with certain constant late night activities.

On bruising, both physical and emotional.

‘The Talk’ Collegian blogger Sophie Kaner discusses physical and emotional relationship dilemmas.

How to be sexy

“The Talk” blogger Sophie Kaner answers your questions about how to be sexy–and how not to be.

Lady Problems

“The Talk” blogger Sophie Kaner answers your questions about the care and keeping of girlfriends.

Boyfriends, Girlfriends, and Porn

Dear Sophie, I found out my boyfriend watches porn, so I tried watching it. I can see why people enjoy it but for the most part it seems unrealistic and really womanizing. I know it’s silly but knowing he watches it makes me feel like I’m not good enough. Yes, porn has a tendency to be absurdly unrealistic. Honestly, that’s part of its allure (at least for some people), because really the point is just to see people fucking in order to provoke immediate arousal. In unrealistic porn (which is to say, most porn), nobody cares about the plots or…

Bugger off.

What, what, in the butt? Collegian blogger Sophie Kaner discusses pro’s and con’s of anal sex in her newest edition of “The Talk.”

Birds of a Feather

Sophie Kaner answers your questions about where to find fellow LGBTQ students and kinksters.

The Talk: Le Petit Mort

‘The Talk’ blogger Sophie Kaner answers your questions about when and how best to orgasm.

Quickies

Sophie Kaner gives the short answers to your questions on relationships, hookups, and meeting new people.

G Whiz

Ladies, curious about your G-Spot? ‘The Talk’ blogger Sophie Kaner gives the low down about down low.

You’re not a freak…just a little freaky.

Sophie Kaner answers more questions about sex. Ask her some of your own inside the post.