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UMass hockey returns home to battle juggernaut Northeastern squad -

January 18, 2018

Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

Students, police and administration culpable in Blarney’s ‘Sad and Difficult Day’

The Collegian’s view: A small group of violent students are culpable for the events of Blarney Blowout, but police violence and administrative inaction contributed to the ‘Sad and Difficult Day.’

Bartlett demolition raises questions about fate of humanities community on campus

Johnny McCabe describes both the necessity for Bartlett Hall’s demolition as well as the character it provides to the campus.

Activism, solidarity enhance student power

Zac Bears discusses the need for more student-body solidarity to achieve greater student representation in campus policies.

Collegian Conversations: Student Voices on Campus Issues

Collegian columnists discuss on-campus issues in this set of Collegian conversations.

“Major League Gaming” gets its own broadcast network, a step closer to legitimacy

Johnny McCabe describes the professional video game movement in relation to professional sports.

Abuse and good coaching: the fine line

Dennis Topakov looks at the blurring line between effective coaching and player abuse in college sports.

Gender socialization causes women to feel inadequate

Elise Martorano condemns the unfair standards placed on women at the hands of gender socialization.

Relaxing one-child policy a step forward

Hannah Sparks thinks the recent relaxation of China’s infamous one-child policy is a good thing, for China and the world.

Instarat: the dangerous world of criminal networking

Johnny McCabe discusses the detrimental connections between social networking and criminal activity.

Hazing: The Incognito Effect

Dennis Topakov discusses the serious implications of hazing after the recent Miami Dolphin’s scandal.

Studying what you love

Elise Martorano explains why it’s important for college students to major in a field they’re passionate about rather than a field that is more likely to get them a job.

Saudi women fight driving ban

Hannah Sparks explains the current de facto ban on female driving in Saudi Arabia and what is being done to fix it.

Technology in baseball eliminates nuance of human element

Dennis Topakov condemns the outrage over Jim Joyce’s obstruction call and the implementation of technology in baseball.

Recent astroturfing scandal implicates tech industry giants

Johnny McCabe explains why astroturfing is damaging to tech giants.

Save the…Rocks? The Goblin Valley Scout Leaders and Protecting Special Landscapes

Eamon McCarthy Earls stresses the importance of protecting earth’s natural geologic features in the aftermath of the Goblin Valley State Park incident.

Effects of sleep deprivation on teenage brain

Elise Martorano encourages parents and teachers of high school students to be mindful of a teenager’s physical need for an adequate amount of sleep.

Endurance continues months after Marathon Bombings

Steven Gillard reflects on the events of the Boston Marathon bombings six months after the tragedy.

Breaking Bitcoin: the Largest Internet Drug Bust in History

Johnny McCabe explores the termination of the Silk Road, the Internet’s nefarious black market.

‘Pussy Riot’ shakes up Putin’s Russia

Hannah Sparks discusses the imprisonment of three members of the Russian punk-rock protest group Pussy Riot, and the role it plays in President Vladimir Putin’s “heartland” agenda.

EDM is a cult of aesthetic

Michaela Hughes explores the ups and downs of the nuance surrounding the Electronic Dance Music culture.