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Adam Liccardi sentenced to eight to 12 years in connection with 2012 UMass gang rape -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Commonwealth Honors College dean aims to improve curriculum, diversity -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

MASSPIRG calls on Subway to remove antibiotics from meat -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Marken Michel turning into reliable secondary option for UMass football -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

UMass seeking first conference win with rival Rhode Island coming to Amherst on Wednesday -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Cassidy Babin’s shutout streak clocks out at over eight hours -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The NFL does not care about breast cancer -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The stigma driving singlism -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Third Eye Blind invades Western Mass -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’ fails to impress -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Disclosure’s “Caracal” is a dark, woozy masterpiece. -

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Former UMass student subject of viral arrest (video) -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass Transit expands business significantly, looks to hire more drivers -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass makes switch to 100 percent antibiotic free chicken -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass Libraries holds ‘Jazz with Friends’ reception as part of annual fall series -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Hampshire College stands by decision to stop accepting SAT and ACT scores -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass rowing dominates at Head of the Oklahoma -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Spanish Imposition: Ana Yrazusta continues to find success paired with Carol Benito in doubles -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

MAC football notebook: Eastern Michigan overwhelmed by LSU, Bowling Green survives Buffalo -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UMass men’s soccer’s Danny Belza reflects on his time rehabbing a torn ACL -

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Taking chances, learning lessons

Matt Kushi reflects on his experience at the Collegian and at the University in his senior column.

Looking To The Future

Ah, spring is in the air. The trees are budding and the flowers are blooming even in New England. It is the time of year where college students turn their attention to love, summer prospects and wait, textbooks?

Radicals protest military funerals to oppose United States support of homosexuality

Collegian columnist Matt Kushi maintains that freedom of speech was not intended to protect bigotry.

Cooley Dickinson to expand Amherst branch to include emergency care

The town of Amherst recently announced it will be expanding the urgent care center that the Cooley Dickinson Hospital provides in its main Northampton branch to the Cooley Dickinson outpatient center in Amherst at 170 University Dr.

Climb into someone’s skin before you judge

Matt Kushi believes that if we cut funding to people with disabilities, we will lose our perspective and now acknowledge we are all human beings who deserve compassion.

Olympic virtues

Times have been intense for the United States in the past few years. The Olympics serve as a healthy reminder that we are still a Nation of one.

‘R’ word degrades people

Many of us read the news every day.  If you read the news this past week, you likely saw many stories. How many left an impression on you? I know that I saw two stories that caught my eye. These two stories were different, yet similar. One is a national story, and the other a local story. The first story was about White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and his reference to some liberal activists as “retarded.” This was followed by Rush Limbaugh’s intentional use of the same word the next day. The other story concerned a local girl…

Giving Relief to Haiti

Matt Kushi reminds the UMass community to continue giving its support to the victims of Haiti’s earthquake.

Nine years in and still no goals

Collegian columnist Matt Kushi wants to know what our objectives in Iraq and Afghanistan are and what we hope to accomplish over there.

Following your own beat

Matt Kushi tells seniors how to adapt to the “real world” and freshman to join a new one without losing one’s identity. In doing so, he tells the story of a friend of his that often lost his. But, just like his friend, Matt says that it is possible to regain what has been lost.

The moral imperative for health care

Matt Kushi is pleased that the U.S. Senate is working on health care reform, knowing that it’s beneficial to the country as a whole.

Come together for Thanksgiving

Remember, says Matt Kushi, to put things in perspective this Black Friday by not killing someone over a Wii.

Fire in the belly

Matt Kushi has discovered the deep fire in the soul that does not burn, but lights the way into ourselves.

Who is a hero and who is a villain?

Matt Kushi weighs in on the recent tragedy at Massachusetts General Hospital and on what it means to be a hero.

No ‘lone assassin,’ magic bullet in JFK killing

After “new information” was released on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Matt Kushi tells what he thinks what happened that day in Dallas, Texas.

One world-wide family

From his older brother Joe, Matt Kushi learns that everyone has human dignity and deserves respect.

Frozen heads and euthanasia at Alcor

Matt Kushi takes a look into Alcor, the final resting place of Ted Williams, and the shady practices that have been going on there for decades.

Political ignorance brings no bliss

With the health care debate revealing deep chasms between partisan lines, Matt Kushi thinks its time to finally cast aside our differences for the good of the country.

Balancing alcohol with responsibility

Matt Kushi warns of the implications that student actions have not only on their own reputations, but the University’s as well.

Revisiting the final frontier

Matt Kushi explores the pros and cons of the United States returning to the moon, and what it could offer us as a “frontier.”