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Three weeks in, and two UMass fraternities under suspension -

September 23, 2017

UMPD crime alert informs campus of motor vehicle theft near Rudd Field Sept. 17 -

September 22, 2017

‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 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.