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Author, poet and ex-con gives talk on criminal justice reform -

September 29, 2016

Israeli writer Ari Shavit speaks at Integrative Learning Center -

September 29, 2016

Alex DeSantis continues strong play for UMass men’s soccer as season reaches midway point -

September 29, 2016

Andrew Ford looks to continue to lead UMass football’s torrid offensive passing attack -

September 29, 2016

Sunset Grill and Pizza adjusts as a new restaurant in Amherst -

September 29, 2016

UMass field hockey falls 8-1 to No. 1 UConn -

September 29, 2016

Offensive-oriented practices hold high hopes for UMass women’s soccer with A-10 opener Thursday -

September 29, 2016

Hyper-stress on college campuses: a culture of high achievement leads to increased rates of mental illnesses -

September 29, 2016

Race of candidates should not affect voter turnout -

September 29, 2016

Students share what keeps them happy during the fall -

September 29, 2016

Harvest’s millennial-pandering replacement to Chameleon Cold Brew leaves caffeine fans at a loss -

September 29, 2016

Guide to fall 5K races and beyond -

September 29, 2016

UMass Votes Coalition hosts voter registration event -

September 28, 2016

Brettell presents on U.S. immigration policies -

September 28, 2016

UMass field hockey team seeks revenge against undefeated UConn -

September 28, 2016

UMass running back Marquis Young looks to build off momentum gained against Mississippi State -

September 28, 2016

UMass hockey announces captains for 2016-17 season -

September 28, 2016

Andy Isabella finds his niche within the UMass football offense -

September 28, 2016

The EpiPen Crisis: How did this happen? -

September 28, 2016

Cymbals Eat Guitars evolve and impress on “Pretty Years” -

September 28, 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.