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Super Smash Brothers Club opens its doors to all players -

October 26, 2016

Claire Wardle on the refugee crisis coverage -

October 26, 2016

UMass hockey suffers tough 3-2 loss in first road game of the season -

October 26, 2016

UMass football not overlooking FCS opponent Wagner in final home game Saturday -

October 26, 2016

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Fordham completes OT comeback, defeats Davidson 3-2 -

October 26, 2016

Does UMass take cultural appropriation too far? -

October 26, 2016

Mass media silences strikes across the nation -

October 26, 2016

I’m on the pursuit of happiness, or am I? -

October 26, 2016

Conor Oberst tones his life down with the poetic ‘Ruminations’ -

October 26, 2016

‘Homeworlding’ cements Fraternal Twin as one of indie rock’s up-and-comers -

October 26, 2016

Dirty Heads rock Northampton with summery, reggae-rock tunes -

October 26, 2016

Joseph Kennedy III and Jim McGovern host ‘Your Vote, Your Voice’ talk Monday -

October 25, 2016

Douglas Bolender hosts talk about Vikings settlements in North America -

October 25, 2016

Defensive play will be critical for UMass hockey against No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

UMass hockey faces tough task in traveling to No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

Notebook: UMass men’s swimming and diving picks up first win of season, tennis ends fall schedule -

October 25, 2016

Why is nobody talking about the jails? -

October 25, 2016

A theory on why drunk people smash things -

October 25, 2016

Vote “No” on local Question 5 -

October 25, 2016

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ is a passable fantasy affair -

October 25, 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.