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Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 13, 2017

Makar, Ferraro off to Ontario to compete for Team Canada’s World Junior hockey team -

December 12, 2017

Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

December 12, 2017

Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

December 12, 2017

Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

December 12, 2017

GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

December 12, 2017

Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

December 12, 2017

Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

December 12, 2017

Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

December 12, 2017

When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

December 12, 2017

A snapshot of my college experience -

December 12, 2017

Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

December 12, 2017

Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

December 12, 2017

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

December 12, 2017

Some of my favorite everyday brands -

December 12, 2017

Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

December 11, 2017

Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

December 11, 2017

Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

December 11, 2017

‘Growing Cannabis On the Farm’ event held at Hampshire College -

December 11, 2017

UMass women’s basketball defeats Saint Peter’s for third straight win -

December 11, 2017

Time to reconsider ‘war on terror’

Jason Roche delves into the ongoing history of the controversial war on terror and explains how it will continue in the shadows for years to come.

Here comes the taxman

Jason Roche takes a closer, critical look at the phenomenon of taxation

The Internet: A political revolution waiting for you

Jason Roche says we should use the Internet as a vehicle for change, not just entertainment.

Ukrainian situation highlights tensions between United States and Russia

Jason Roche describes the root of the growing tensions between the U.S. and Russia.

Surveillance empowers conformity

Jason Roche details the negative effects of surveillance on human psychology: It increases conformity to norms and leads to self-censorship and behavior monitoring.

The rise of cryptocurrency

Jason Roche discusses the rise of Bitcoin, a digital currency, and what it may mean for the future of monetary transactions.

Student cost of top quality college dining

Jason Roche breaks down the true cost of campus meal plans and argues that UMass should offer more affordable options for students.

My meal plan costs how much?

Jason Roche examines the value of UMass meal plans and why UMass should offer more meal plan options.

The bridge from Wall Street to Washington

Using the Affordable Care Act as an example, Jason Roche explains the symbiotic relationship between extreme wealth and U.S. politics.

The roots of hyper-partisanship in Washington

Jason Roche explores why the U.S. government is constantly at a standstill.

No draft, no protest

Jason Roche reminds us of the consequences of the ongoing war in Afghanistan, the longest and costliest (yet least protested) American conflict to date.

U.S. should avoid military action in Syria

Jason Roche argues against American air strikes in Syria.

Compassion over violence

Jason Roche encourages people worldwide to react to violence, no matter where it happens, with unity and compassion, rather than the desire for revenge.

Privacy too often sacrificed in the name of “security”

Jason Roche criticizes recent developments in governmental surveillance in light of the post-9/11 pursuit of security at any cost.