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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

Mulligan looks to continue seven game double-double streak at Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

Jesus: the conservative Republican -

December 7, 2016

The joy of Snapchat -

December 7, 2016

Smoking once a year isn’t hip

Columnist Ben Moriarty doesn’t participate in 4/20, but he believes that if you are going to participate, it better not be the only time of the year you smoke the illegal substance known as marijuana.

A tea party isn’t a tea party without any tea

Columnist Ben Moriarty shares a story about a man he met in Boston Common. A man who liked the tea of revolution.

Look both ways, maybe three

Columnist Ben Moriarty recounts a tale of when he was hit by a car and makes the conclusion where it’s the pedestrians fault most of the time.

The eyes of the world are open

Collegian columnist Ben Moriarty summarizes some of the problems and promises of the current version of the health care bill.

SGA accomplishment met with apathy

Columnist Ben Moriarty believes the Student Government Association does not provide a check and balance for the administration, but rather a place for self-serving students to build their resumes.

Let students bear arms

Benjamin Moriarty believes that, while gun laws should be stringent, people should be able to carry weapons to protect themselves.

New UMass law school is for fools

Ben Moriarty thinks it was an unwise and foolish decision for UMass Dartmouth to approve the creation of a new law school in this current climate.

Haiti and community service connected

The recent devastation in Haiti is sad, but so is the fact that international aid was cut off in 2004.

Trendy churches and the race to the bottom

Ben Moriarty isn’t impressed by your progressive church. Sorry. In a world where there is constant competition to look cool, politically correct and ahead of the times, where are trendy churches and other movements taking us?

How bad is cheating?

Collegian columnist Ben Moriarty discusses the good and bad of academic cheating.

Fearing the end of the ‘good ol’ days’

With his senior year almost at the halfway mark, Ben Moriarty reflects on the memories that have gotten him to this point and dreads what he might have to leave behind.

More out-of-state students is good

Ben Moriarty argues that Chancellor Holub’s effort to increase the number of out-of-state students is positive for the University, which helps to expand its national reputation.

Meghan McCain the new GOP spokesperson

Ben Moriarty shares his feelings about Meghan McCain and her visit to UMass.

The elephant in the top bunk

Ben Moriarty reflects on the reality of awkward roommate moments and the probability of walking in at an inconvenient time.

The technological fountain of youth

Ben Moriarty considers the implications of an immortal existence thanks to evolving technology and the underlying fears that make it so alluring.

Death panels should be dicated by life choices

Ben Moriarty sounds off on why death panels should be as shocking as they are made out to be because the price tag on insurance already has the U.S. half way there.