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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

‘The Get Down’ showcases the birth of hip-hop -

October 25, 2016

The day my friend lit my soul on fire -

October 24, 2016

Police raid 81-year-old’s property to confiscate a single pot plant -

October 24, 2016

Overtime goal lifts Massachusetts’ soccer over VCU -

October 24, 2016

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers lead ‘Search Party’ at UMass -

October 24, 2016

Nobel Prize recipient Amartya Sen gives talk about closing the economic gap -

October 24, 2016

Greek 101 event hosted by Greek Health Advisors -

October 24, 2016

The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU -

October 24, 2016

UMass women’s soccer crushes VCU 3-0 Sunday afternoon -

October 24, 2016

The NFL is too lenient on abusers -

October 24, 2016

UMass field hockey comes away with weekend split in Philadelphia -

October 24, 2016

Liberal education is dead

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles says his goodbye to UMass and simultaneous questions the value of a university-style liberal education.

Theological implications of Easter

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles discusses what Easter means for life after death.

PCP: Campus ban of weapons misguided

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles explains why the campus needs to take another look at the weapon policy.

UHS does not need a pharmacy

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles argues that students can access an off campus pharmacy and avoid elevated fees.

The perversity of “rights”

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles raises his concerns about the phrase “right to education.”

The economic foibles of mandating contraception

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles explains how the contraception mandate is a matter of freedom of conscience and of the government using clumsy policy to deal with imagined problems.

Malthus’ dire warning rings hollow

Collegian Columnist Harrison Searles shows that humans live better than ever, despite Malthus’ dire predictions of mass starvation.

Constitution protects universal rights

Columnist Harrison Searles argues that detaining suspected foreign terrorists indefinitely goes against the spirit of the American law.

Protest for equality or wishes for Santa?

Columnist Harrison Searles thinks that the Occupy Wall Street movement is nothing more than a reflection of consumerist desires.

Equality is in fact the enemy

Harrison Searles thinks that a truly equal society would lead us to lead empty and meaningless lives.

Gambling with healthcare is betting one’s life

Harrison Searles thinks that those who choose not to purchase insurance should not complain when they need medical care.

Time to end American empire, lower defense spending

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles argues that in order to cut the budget, the government has got to reduce defense spending.

Earth Hour not worth the power

Columnist Harrison Searles thinks that Earth Hour is an empty symbol with grave implications for civilization.

Send the space-bureaucrats to Mars

In this week’s point-counterpoint, Collegian columnist Harrison Searles tells us why the government should get out of the space-exploration business.

The free market can benefit Wisconsin workers and taxpayers

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles writes about ways which will allow workers and taxpayers in Wisconsin to achieve harmony.

Austerity an inevitable aspect of life

Many seek to protect entitlement spending and have instead suggested cutting funding for programs like the war on terror and pork-barrel spending, but this is simply not enough.

Democracy isn’t everything

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles argues that while it’s great for the Egyptians to be developing a democracy, but without limits on it to safeguard fundamental human rights, it’s kind of useless.

State of the Union, uninspiring at best

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this past Tuesday was uninspiring at best and can be more accurately described as an yet another act of Obama, with his eyes set on 2012, trying to secure himself as a part of the American center. Even though he may have stood behind the health care reform of last year and drives towards green energy, over half of his speech was so bland that it would not have been surprising had a Republican stood in his place speaking the same words. Whether it be a lukewarm endorsement of deregulation or an…

Olbermann provokes question of objectivity

Keith Olbermann’s news program on MSNBC has an appeal to the left, but his donations to several Democratic candidates are obscuring journalistic standards of objectivity explains Collegian columnist Harrison Searles.

Live-and-let-live Federalism

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles believes that the American people are lacking faith in the government and proposes that the solution lies in a bipartisan effort and the American people’s trust in individual state governing.