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Alex DeSantis continues strong play for UMass men’s soccer as season reaches midway point -

September 29, 2016

Andrew Ford looks to continue to lead UMass football’s torrid offensive passing attack -

September 29, 2016

Sunset Grill and Pizza adjusts as a new restaurant in Amherst -

September 29, 2016

UMass field hockey falls 8-1 to No. 1 UConn -

September 29, 2016

Offensive-oriented practices hold high hopes for UMass women’s soccer with A-10 opener Thursday -

September 29, 2016

Hyper-stress on college campuses: a culture of high achievement leads to increased rates of mental illnesses -

September 29, 2016

Race of candidates should not affect voter turnout -

September 29, 2016

Students share what keeps them happy during the fall -

September 29, 2016

Harvest’s millennial-pandering replacement to Chameleon Cold Brew leaves caffeine fans at a loss -

September 29, 2016

Guide to fall 5K races and beyond -

September 29, 2016

UMass Votes Coalition hosts voter registration event -

September 28, 2016

Brettell presents on U.S. immigration policies -

September 28, 2016

UMass field hockey team seeks revenge against undefeated UConn -

September 28, 2016

UMass running back Marquis Young looks to build off momentum gained against Mississippi State -

September 28, 2016

UMass hockey announces captains for 2016-17 season -

September 28, 2016

Andy Isabella finds his niche within the UMass football offense -

September 28, 2016

The EpiPen Crisis: How did this happen? -

September 28, 2016

Cymbals Eat Guitars evolve and impress on “Pretty Years” -

September 28, 2016

Artifex Pereo’s “Passengers” is an otherworldly, haunting ride -

September 28, 2016

Bastille perfectly encapsulates the “Wild World” we live in -

September 28, 2016

Déjà vu all over again

With another election coming, Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick takes the time to tell us how to be an informed voter.

Statistical ‘Factiness’

Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick addresses some common fallacies about economics.

Prohibition is not working

Marijuana prohibition is an obvious failure, writes Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick, let’s get rid of it.

Tax myths uncovered

Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick proposes some mythbusters on taxes and the government’s role in using them for increased economic activity.

Eight months of non-stop action

Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick makes his triumphant return eight months after shuffling off this undergraduate coil and ascending to graduate school.

Can religion say that?

Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick discusses the argument that recently came up between the Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Kennedy family.

Hints of big government

Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick argues that some steps taken by the Obama administration might be taking this country down a path of more government than is necessary in a system that should not be so big.

Walking the walk in Afghanistan

Ben Rudnick supports the call for more troops in Afghanistan, saying that, by coming in and changing the government, we have an obligation to leave the country in a better condition than the way we found it.

Expanding the Size of the House – Part II

There simply was not enough space available in the printed edition to explore all the reasons why I think that increasing the size of the U.S. House of Representatives is such a good idea. One of those elements is the fact that it would go a long way to solving the problem of gerrymandering that we have in America, and especially in Massachusetts.

Expanding the House of Representatives

As the years have gone by, some laws have become outdated. One of those laws, according to Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick, is the 1929 statute that puts a ceiling on the number of members in the House of Representatives. We need more representatives to better serve the people.

Obama’s missile defense plan has holes, but makes sense

After hearing that President Obama cancelled anti-missile installments abroad, Ben Rudnick looked deeper into the country’s missile defense plan and asked the key question: Is our country protected?

The dangers of politicizing health care

Now that Collegian columnist Ben Rudnick is back from his time abroad, he has caught up on the health care debate. Rudnick wants you to know that smaller-scale solutions are going to be much more effective than Obama-care.

No Such Thing as “Free”

After spending some time across the pond, Ben Rudnick had realized that, even though the price tag says it’s free, governmental concepts like universal healthcare rarely come without cost to the individual.