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Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse emphasizes defense in approaching games as its key to gaining momentum for conference play -

March 22, 2017

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.