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UMass baseball falls to Boston College in a ‘wasted day’ -

March 30, 2017

Q&A: Jawad Awan, co-president of the Muslim Student Association -

March 30, 2017

Rally held outside Joint Ways and Means Committee meeting for tuition and fee freezes -

March 30, 2017

CEPA brings light to student activism at UMass -

March 30, 2017

Eco-Rep Program brings leadership and sustainability to the classroom -

March 30, 2017

Divest UMass proves student activism is alive and well -

March 30, 2017

From textbook prices to clean energy, MASSPIRG fights for many issues -

March 30, 2017

UMass track and field set to perform at CCSU Invitational to open spring season -

March 30, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse heads into Colonial Athletic Association play with confidence -

March 30, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse is riding the hot stick of Hannah Burnett -

March 30, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse rides winning streak into A-10 conference play -

March 30, 2017

‘The Salesman’ is an intense drama that deals with contemporary issues -

March 30, 2017

People’s Market: Independent, cooperative, ‘radical-minded’ -

March 30, 2017

We voted and they endure: Trump’s effect on the global community -

March 30, 2017

Why hasn’t the Equal Rights Amendment been ratified? -

March 30, 2017

Pay for your own round, Mr. President -

March 30, 2017

Report: UMass men’s basketball set to hire Matt McCall as next head coach -

March 29, 2017

Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

Q&A: Khalif Nunnally-Rivera, an advocate for access and affordability for underrepresented students -

March 29, 2017

Plant-Based Nutrition club promotes healthier, sustainable diets on campus -

March 29, 2017

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…