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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

Relocalization infringes on individual freedoms

Columnist Eric Magazu outlines the problems with the idea of relocalization with respect to democratic society.

Importance of Federalism

Collegian columnist Eric Magazu explains why our country would benefit from an emphasis on local government

99 percent vs. 1 percent

Columnist Eric Magazu explains the Marxist influences behind the Occupy movement and the problems with the idealism of the ideology.

Perception through the ages

Collegian contributor Eric Magazu comments on the new video installation in the University Museum of Contemporary Art and how it relates to the way we see the world.

Ever progressing when it comes to psychology

Columnist Eric Magazu lays out the history of mental health care in the United States and Massachusetts and relates it to our more developed treatments today.

Climate change

Collegian columnist Eric Magazu examines the opposing theories of political parties on the future of global warming.

Extraterrestrial mingling

Collegian columnist Eric Magazu prepares us for an alien encounter by urging us to be open to outsiders.

Redemption ‘elevates our nature’

Columnist Eric Magazu analyzes why we enjoy narratives of redemption and why we in fact need to redeem ourselves.

Minding our manners

Columnist Eric Magazu explains the history of old fashioned manners and their significance in our modern lives.

Sticking to the Constitution on foreign policy

Columnist Eric Magazu explains how Presidential candidate Ron Paul sticks to traditional American values when it comes to our military, and is in fact the only candidate to do so.

Fine culture is just steps away

Columnist Eric Magazu brings to our attention the vast array of culturally rich resources that the Pioneer valley has to offer us.

Human religion

Collegian contributor Eric Magazu discusses the more human aspects of religion and Christianity in particular.

Dam controversy

Don’t waste the last weekends of fall in a stupor. Collegian columnist Eric Magazu reveals one of Western Massachusetts’ best kept outdoor secrets.

Route 202: Road to revolution

Collegian columnist Eric Magazu explores the history of Shays’ rebellion and the path of route 202.

Defending the Constitution

To commemorate the 68th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks, Collegian columnist Eric Magazu addresses the different points of view on America’s military and praises the soldiers themselves for keeping clear of that battle.

Sports as a unifier

In the midst of a football season in the sports-crazed U.S., Eric Magazu takes a look at whether or not sports can be a long-term institution that can bring people together in a larger community.

Giving thanks where thanks is due

Eric Magazu urges us to remember that Thanksgiving, though one of our more secular holidays, has very religious roots.

Hope for us all

Reflection on two views of human nature, Eric Magazu offers a third way: the way of redemption.

A win for democracy

Eric Magazu takes a look at government in Amherst and concludes that regardless of our opinions on what they have voted for, we all should agree that Democracy works here.

We can all get along

Eric Magazu makes a sober reflection on the nature of social, spiritual and interpersonal change and harmony.