Scrolling Headlines:

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

Towson stonewalls UMass men’s lacrosse in CAA Championship; Minutemen season ends after 9-4 loss -

May 6, 2017

Zach Coleman to join former coach Derek Kellogg at LIU Brooklyn -

May 5, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse advances to CAA finals courtesy of Dan Muller’s heroics -

May 4, 2017

On campus: The liberal assault on free speech -

May 4, 2017

The case for quarters instead of semesters

Shorter academic terms could lead to happier students.

We don’t need more unnecessary features

When Facebook and Instagram try to mimic Snapchat’s successful features, it makes their products worse for their users.

Frustrations with Team-Based Learning classes

TBL classes should incorporate more instructor guidance to ensure student groups learn the material effectively on their own.

A sleek design, an unusable website

Edridge D’Souza examines trends in user interfaces and questions why minimalist sites take too long to load their full content.

Trump shoots first, asks questions later

President Trump’s recent travel ban shows his lack of caution implementing executive orders.

NSA surveillance can’t go unchecked

Edridge D’Souza warns that the public should be wary of unchecked NSA surveillance during the Trump administration.

State’s rights versus Jeff Sessions

If Jeff Sessions is appointed Attorney General, Massachusetts citizens could face a roadblock regarding the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Why Democrats should embrace states’ rights

States should focus on restoring their power to counteract the influence of the new federal government.

The future of the Republican Party

A careful consideration of all possible outcomes in the election to analyze the future of the GOP.

Vote “No” on local Question 5

Edridge D’Souza argues Question 5 will harm the local school system and raise the price of local apartment rentals for college students.

A ‘Mirror’ into Clinton’s campaign

Edridge D’Souza believes that Hillary Clinton’s ad “Mirrors” demonstrates the Democratic nominee’s campaign style.

Cybersecurity issues and the election

Both candidates’ views on cybersecurity conflict with those of most Americans

UMass CWC Rape Crisis Services: Myths and misconceptions

Edridge D’Souza dispels some common myths about the role of rape counselors.

Echo chamber politics: Why you shouldn’t unfriend people for political posts

Sometimes the greatest advice in life comes from places you least expect. “As a scientist, Throckmorton knew that if he were ever to break wind in the echo chamber, he would never hear the end of it.” This was said by 10th-place winner of the Bulwer-Lytton “terrible novel opening lines” contest, which provides a seemingly apt metaphor for the current reality of politics on Facebook. Especially in the heart of election season, most of us have probably heard some variation of the refrain, “If you don’t exactly agree with me on this issue, then unfriend me right now.” At its…