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Amazon textbook contract ending in December 2018 -

October 19, 2017

UMass field hockey heads into crucial A-10 matchup -

October 19, 2017

2017 Hockey Special Issue -

October 19, 2017

International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

October 19, 2017

Sexual assault reports spike on campus -

October 19, 2017

Californian students react to wildfires back home -

October 19, 2017

‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

October 19, 2017

With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

October 19, 2017

Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

October 19, 2017

Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

October 19, 2017

UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

October 19, 2017

UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

October 19, 2017

Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

October 19, 2017

Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

October 19, 2017

Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

October 19, 2017

The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

October 19, 2017

Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

October 19, 2017

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

October 19, 2017

Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

Las Vegas and the need for change

The founders could have foreseen an end to slavery, but they surely could not have foreseen the instant violence that is carried out by machines of the caliber we have today.

Tom Petty: an underdog and friend to all

In remembrance of a rock ‘n’ roll underdog.

Understanding commentary, Suarez and others

Isaac Simon discusses how commentary should include a plurality of speakers and fields.

Foo Fighters’ ‘Concrete and Gold’ misses the mark

The band’s latest album is noise that merely conforms to their usual sound.

Let them eat cake

Denying wedding cakes to gay couples isn’t legally or morally permissible, writes Isaac Simon.

Free Speech is costly

Isaac Simon writes of the double standards of free speech.

The United States’ controversial confederacy

Isaac Simon argues that there are essential differences between statues of Confederate leaders and statues of our founding fathers, and the two should not be compared so lightly.

Facing the facts about climate change

Whether we like it or not it’s time to face the facts about climate change, says Isaac Simon.

Defending free speech

Isaac Simon argues for the freedom of speech, even when the speaker has views and opinions that differ with your own.

The media’s obsession with rhetoric

The media should cover actual policies, not just scandals.

Seeking true justice for Ryan Owens

The death of Navy SEAL Ryan Owens was politicized and reveals propaganda and a failure of the media.

Understanding semantics on CNN

Isaac Simon dissects the Sanders-Cruz debate on healthcare, analyzing the buzzwords for deeper meaning.

The problem with Betsy DeVos

Isaac Simon discusses Betsy DeVos’ past ties to for-profit education and how that will impact her position as Secretary of Education.

The meaning behind ‘Nazi’

Issac Simon historicizes the term “Nazi” and outlines why it should not be used loosely. Issac Simon historicizes the term “Nazi” and outlines why it should not be used loosely.

Trump’s rhetoric shapes his presidency

Isaac Simon explores how rhetoric has shaped Donald Trump’s campaign and presidency thus far.

Natalie Portman shines as ‘Jackie’

In a moving performance, “Jackie” takes us into Mrs. Kennedy’s mind during some of America’s darkest days.

The beauty of Birthright

Isaac Simon describes his experience going on Birthright and how it has impacted his Jewish identity.

Remembering Castro as a brutal dictator

Isaac Simon responds to a recent column about Fidel Castro and challenges the argument that he was a good leader.

On ‘Blue and Lonesome,’ The Rolling Stones pay tribute to their roots

Members of the half-century old institution sound right at home on this album of blues covers.

The President who never got a break

Although he has made many mistakes, Obama has had a mostly positive impact on history.