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Dining and Housekeeping employees at Smith College seek new contract -

December 1, 2016

In response to election, immigration lawyer briefs students on potential changes -

December 1, 2016

Avinoam Patt discusses the role of displaced Jews in the creation of Israel -

December 1, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls to Hartford, snaps three-game winning streak -

December 1, 2016

Brison Gresham makes long awaited debut for UMass men’s basketball -

December 1, 2016

UMass hockey hosts No. 12 Notre Dame in Hockey East doubleheader -

December 1, 2016

UMass men’s basketball picks up fourth straight win as it tops Wagner Wednesday night at Mullins Center -

December 1, 2016

UMass hockey gets chance to bond during trip to Belfast -

December 1, 2016

The true backbone of America -

December 1, 2016

Letter: Craig’s Place to fight against fatal budget cuts -

December 1, 2016

Enduring the 2016 Tower Run at Du Bois Library -

December 1, 2016

C.J. Anderson, Malik Hines each have career nights in UMass men’s basketball’s win over Wagner -

November 30, 2016

Panelists talk about their experiences with incarceration in the Feinberg Lecture Series -

November 30, 2016

Suzanne Fenton discusses the effects of early life chemical exposure -

November 30, 2016

Christmas tree farmers discuss effects of New England drought on their harvest -

November 30, 2016

UMass men’s basketball’s frontcourt looks to build on solid start to season -

November 30, 2016

UMass men’s basketball takes three-game winning streak into Wagner game Wednesday -

November 30, 2016

Burning the flag is not the answer -

November 30, 2016

Factory farming and ethics -

November 30, 2016

Castro and decolonization -

November 30, 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

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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

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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

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

Still at war in Afghanistan

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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.