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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

A need to write

Collegian’s former assistant Ed/Op Editor Leigh Greaney speaks about her experience at UMass in her senior column.

Jason Myles Goss keeps it simple

Brooklyn-based solo artist Jason Myles Goss plays simple, subtle music for “good, solid, salt-of-the-earth people.” His songs function on a basic level, contain characters and work together as a storybook of sorts. Goss is planning on touring the United States later this year.

Slavery is alive now

Almost a hundred and fifty years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slavery is still alive and unfortunately, all too well.

Local hip-hop act Solo Sexx shakes up male-dominated scene

All-female hip-hop act Solo Sexx have been making waves in the local scene, one which they refer to as “male and stale.” Their sound is anything but stale, earning them a bi-monthly gig at Northampton night club Diva’s.

That old-time religion

Collegian columnist Leigh Greaney has found that more Americans than ever are saying they’re not religious—and she thinks that’s okay.

Outer Stylie blend psychadelic and heavy rock

Local band Outer Stylie recently performed their powerful yet beautiful music on Sweet Baby Lou’s radio show. The group is in the process of putting together an EP and will be touring this July.

Mallory knows how to do it themselves

Mallory and its Do-It-Yourself subculture rips the screws out of the capitalist machine. Since the 1970s, DIY culture has pitted itself against the materialist dogma. In a world where music is all about advertising and big labels, Niko Para, Justin Fallon and Andre Ricard of Mallory say “no thanks – we can handle this ourselves.”

Chills from the Frills

There’s nothing like a heavy dose of irony to kick up punk appreciation. The not-so-frilly group “The Frills” know this well. The group members, all University of Massachusetts students, don’t even really like punk music, but they consider themselves part of the genre.

Gender assumptions about men and women and relationships outdated and hindrance to equality

Columnist Leigh Greaney discusses how genderizing emotional wants and needs are assumptions that destroy opportunities for gender equality.

Darlingside is hungry for some sushi and Japanese stardom

On their Pacific tsunami ride to glory, Darlingside stopped by the University of Massachusetts and Sweet Baby Lou and the Reverends of Funk’s office at WMUA to spread their sound into the ears of campus Feb. 3. With their indie/folk/rock beats and catchy harmonic rhythms, the guys of Darlingside showed UMass the fruits of their labor, planted in their Williams College base. Make no mistake, this small town college band has been growing tall around the Northampton area.

Naked

Should we be allowed to skinny dip? I think so.

Breaking down a culture

Collegian columnist Leigh Greaney discusses what America’s sayings say about America.

Gender, race and the census

Collegian columnist Leigh Greaney argues that the 2010 Census promotes stereotypes that are unproductive.

Merit over melanin

With the new survey on SPIRE asking students to “self-identify” themselves into a racial category, Leigh Greaney argues that identity should have nothing to do with race on a university campus.

The real Africa, the real America

From South Africa, Leigh Greaney examines how America has been misrepresented abroad and how Africa has been misrepresented at home.

How much has changed in South Africa?

Writing from Cape Town, Leigh Greaney speaks of the racial divide that still haunts a once colonized country.

Cultural Electricity

Before she went to study abroad in South Africa, Leigh Greaney had been told about the “culture shock” that she would experience. What really shook her, though, was not the poverty or hunger, it was the people.