Scrolling Headlines:

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

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.