Matt Kushi reflects on his experience at the Collegian and at the University in his senior column.
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?
Collegian columnist Matt Kushi maintains that freedom of speech was not intended to protect bigotry.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Matt Kushi reminds the UMass community to continue giving its support to the victims of Haiti’s earthquake.
Collegian columnist Matt Kushi wants to know what our objectives in Iraq and Afghanistan are and what we hope to accomplish over there.
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.
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.
Remember, says Matt Kushi, to put things in perspective this Black Friday by not killing someone over a Wii.
Matt Kushi has discovered the deep fire in the soul that does not burn, but lights the way into ourselves.
Matt Kushi weighs in on the recent tragedy at Massachusetts General Hospital and on what it means to be a hero.
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.
From his older brother Joe, Matt Kushi learns that everyone has human dignity and deserves respect.
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.
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.
Matt Kushi warns of the implications that student actions have not only on their own reputations, but the University’s as well.
Matt Kushi explores the pros and cons of the United States returning to the moon, and what it could offer us as a “frontier.”