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Students and faculty discuss sustainability options for UMass -

October 27, 2016

Halloween Special Issue 2016: Beware the Creatures from the Campus Pond -

October 27, 2016

Northampton Zombie Pubcrawl: an unofficial and undead review -

October 27, 2016

UMass Ranked Top 50 Green School -

October 27, 2016

UMass women’s soccer looks to notch back-to-back wins with St. Joseph’s visiting Rudd Field -

October 27, 2016

UMass football looks to get back on track with against Wagner Saturday -

October 27, 2016

UMass hockey begins conference play with a pair of home games this weekend -

October 27, 2016

From Bill O’Brien to Mark Whipple: UMass tight end Adam Breneman statistically having one of the best seasons in college football -

October 27, 2016

Let’s pray for Tim Tebow’s baseball career -

October 27, 2016

Live up to the legacy of Halloween -

October 27, 2016

The racial history of cannabis in the United States -

October 27, 2016

Candy cocktails and shots recipes for a sweet twist on trick-or-treating -

October 27, 2016

Why does UMass serve lobster on Halloween? An investigative report into the annual Halloween dinner -

October 27, 2016

How candy can become the scariest thing on Halloween -

October 27, 2016

Halloween hotspot: spending a day in Salem -

October 27, 2016

A procrastinator’s guide to Halloween costumes -

October 27, 2016

Five horror movies not traditionally recognized as horror -

October 27, 2016

‘Over the Garden Wall’ beautifully explores the unknown -

October 27, 2016

Five of the best comic zombie movies -

October 27, 2016

Jacob Kirkegaard’s ‘4 Rooms’ is a truly post-apocalyptic ambient album -

October 27, 2016

Sexual violence is not ‘normal’

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Jillian Correira discusses the disturbing attitudes boys and girls have toward sexual violence and its “normalization,” and suggests a way to change it.

Why the Republicans really hate Obamacare

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Jillian Correira explains the true motivation behind the Republican Party’s opposition to the Affordable Care Act.

Feminist economics can promote gender equity


Jillian Correira argues that recognizing and legitimizing unpaid labor, much of which is done by women, will help not only women, but also society at large.

We must end human trafficking

Located just off the edge of the University of Massachusetts campus, Dan Johnson and Shane Adams opened the Freedom Cafe March 25, 2013. The cafe is entirely run by volunteers and donation-based, with all proceeds going to building vocational centers in India for victims of human trafficking. (Chelsie Field/Daily Collegian)

Jillian Correira implores us to do our part to end human trafficking, a horrific but lucrative practice still happening in the United States and abroad.

Universal basic income could lower poverty


Jillian Correira explains why a universal basic income may be an effective strategy in the ongoing war on poverty.

Marriage not a quick poverty fix

Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Jillian Correira explains why the latest GOP “solution” to poverty is flawed.

Still at war in Afghanistan

Carolyn Cole/ Los Angeles Times/MCT

Jillian Correira discusses the great discontent Americans have toward the war in Afghanistan and illustrates the cost of the ongoing war.

Despite denial climate change still major threat

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Jillian Correira explains why climate change is still a looming threat to the future of the planet despite recent claims that climate change does not exist.

Boehner’s opposition to EDNA hampers social progress

Jillian Correira explains why preventing ENDA from passing the House will also prevent social progress.

More women needed in judicial positions

Jill Correira argues why more women are needed in the judiciary.

NFL should do more for its modern day gladiators

Jillian Correira explores the extensive risks football players face and why the NFL should make more of an effort to ensure its players are aware of these dangers.

Illegal corporate activity cannot go unpunished

Jillian Correira attacks the “too big to fail” argument used to justify illegal corporate activity.

VAWA’s 19th anniversary

With the 19th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act passing last week, Jill Correira discusses the continuing importance of the act is despite recent GOP reluctance to re-authorize it.

Raise the minimum wage

Jill Correira explains why an increase in the minimum wage is long overdue.

Olympic boycott not the best solution

Jill Correira thinks the best way for the U.S. to shows its disgust with Russia’s new “anti-gay” laws is to go to the Winter Olympics…and win.

Case for affirmative action

Jillian Correira explains why affirmative action is a policy that is still relevant to the college admissions process.

Autism and Vaccine Awareness day

Jillian Correira elaborates on the rumors of a connection that certain vaccines lead to autism.

Canadian pipeline causes problems for environment

Jillian Correira discusses the Keystone XL pipeline proposal and its potential pitfalls.

New Pope, new path for the Catholic Church

Jillian Correira explores the conundrum of Pope Benedict’s resignation and the future of the Catholic Church.

Immigration vital to American economy

Jillian Correira illustrates how important immigrants are to America and the economy.