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Arrest warrant issued for Southpoint shooter -

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Men’s soccer unbeaten streak ends against URI -

October 20, 2016

The Hawkshot: Sarah Hawkshaw, her unusual shot and more -

October 20, 2016

Hockey Special Issue 2016 -

October 20, 2016

Question 2 about giving 33K kids a choice in education -

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Apple crop reduced in wake of drought -

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UMass political RSOs provide the tools necessary to vote in this year’s election -

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Students thrilled to vote yes on ballot Question 3 and 4 -

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UMass football readies for its third and final SEC opponent, taking on South Carolina Saturday -

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UMass hockey’s goalie threesome continues to battle for starting duties -

October 20, 2016

UMass hockey enters the 2016-17 season with a full slate of major tournaments and classics -

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UMass hockey enters 2016-17 season with plenty of question marks -

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UMass women’s soccer welcomes overtimes as if it were a normal part of the game -

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UMass hockey’s freshmen class is being counted on to produce instantly for the Minutemen -

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Senior captain Steven Iacobellis reflects on his journey through hockey in final season at UMass -

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UMass hockey coach Greg Carvel ready to lead Minutemen in right direction -

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The race to space -

October 20, 2016

Rape culture on campus: to UMass, with severe concern -

October 20, 2016

Monday shots at McMurphy’s: an unofficial review -

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Introducing two of UMass’ new farm partners -

October 20, 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

(Courtesy of Tinder Official Facebook)

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.


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.