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Three weeks in, and two UMass fraternities under suspension -

September 23, 2017

UMPD crime alert informs campus of motor vehicle theft near Rudd Field Sept. 17 -

September 22, 2017

‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

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.