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The impact of ‘Wellbeing Wednesday’ and the future of mental health services on campus

By Ronan Fitzgerald, Collegian Correspondent May 13, 2021

“Nothing is quite as magical as an unexpected wonder,” said Pete Smith, director of student affairs and campus life (SACL), communications and professional development, speaking to the potential effect...

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Students feel ‘burnt out’ at the end of an accelerated virtual semester

By Ella Adams, Saliha Bayrak, and Talia Heisey May 13, 2021

Completing mundane and repetitive academic tasks often late into weeknights, Caroline Campbell is exhausted but “still kickin'.” Campbell, a sophomore business student, is one of many students who...

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Rising sophomores lose out on prioritized on-campus housing for fall 2021

By Rachael Dionisio, Collegian Correspondent May 5, 2021

On March 30, Residential Life Student Services at the University of Massachusetts sent out an email to students announcing that the University had “approved a fall 2021 on-campus occupancy of just under...

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UMass hosts Daniel Ellsberg Conference

By Karan Chaudhary, Collegian Correspondent May 4, 2021
During the roundtable discussion, some of the students shared their thoughts on Ellsberg’s life, specifically, his decision to distribute the Pentagon Papers to the press in 1971.
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Study abroad programs to pick up in the fall semester

By Lisa Gherbi, Collegian Correspondent May 4, 2021
Even after a year away from campus, some students say COVID-19 enhanced their desire to study abroad.
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Some UMass students have found a way to stay safe while making the most of their college experience

By Sofi Shlepakov, Collegian Staff May 3, 2021
UMass students have found  ways to stay safe through COVID-19.
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Then and now: Countdown to the Daniel Ellsberg Conference

By Karan Chaudhary, Collegian Correspondent April 29, 2021

The Ellsberg Archive Project: Truth, Dissent & The Legacy Of Daniel Ellsberg Conference commences tomorrow as the University of Massachusetts hosts the event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of...

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SGA debates motion to urge chancellor to defund UMass police

By Alex Genovese, Collegian Staff April 29, 2021
UMass SGA debated motion to urge administration to defund the UMass Police Department.
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Students experience enrollment concerns and anxiety due to pass/fail

By Timothy Scalona, Collegian Correspondent April 29, 2021
While the pandemic expanded pass/fail options for students at UMass, students discussed the benefits and downsides to electing their courses pass/fail over the past few semesters.

What is the UMass Poll?

By Alex Genovese, Collegian Staff April 29, 2021
The UMass Poll, run by Professor Tatishe Nteta, performs high-quality polling at a state and national level.
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Former mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico speaks on ‘Leadership During Crisis’

By Lisa Gherbi, Collegian Correspondent April 29, 2021
Cruz shared her experiences leading as mayor when Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017.
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‘We Are Not Invisible’ panelists speak about biases and stereotypes that AAPI women face daily

By Patrick Nie and Sophia Gardner April 28, 2021

On Tuesday evening, the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success at the University of Massachusetts hosted a panel titled "We Are Not Invisible" ahead of Asian American and Pacific Islander...

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