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Demonstrators issue demands at Board of Trustees meeting as Woolridge announces resignation from post of chairman -

December 9, 2016

UMass men’s basketball shows improvement in 3-point shooting. -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball cruises to a victory over Pacific behind a strong second half -

December 8, 2016

UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 7, 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.