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UMass notebook: Kitching shines, West Springfield’s Dan Jonah catches touchdown -

Saturday, April 18, 2015

A.J. Doyle looks forward to contributing in a tight end role -

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Three up three down: Quarterback, defensive line play in focus for UMass -

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Mark Whipple: UMass football’s spring game a successful night -

Friday, April 17, 2015

A fan’s guide to the UMass football spring game -

Friday, April 17, 2015

UMass softball splits doubleheader against Marist in walk-off win -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Inside the Park with Marky Mark: April 16, 2015 -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

UMass men’s lacrosse returns to Garber Field for crucial matchup with Drexel -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

New partnership to unite university students and town of Amherst -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

UMass baseball wins fifth straight -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Why “Last Week Tonight” is the new champion of sanity in fake news -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Letter: Appalled at local police’s poor training on domestic violence -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Knitting, Crocheting and Needlework Club sparks motivation for crafty students -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Divest UMass makes strides at Board of Trustees meeting -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Do we need the Apple Watch? -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Jules Crittenden speaks on war correspondence to ROTC cadets -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

UMass pitching staff lifts team -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

UMass tennis begins its bid for the Atlantic 10 title -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

UMass rowing returns home for the first time this spring season -

Thursday, April 16, 2015

UMass travels to Philly to take on A-10’s worst ranked St. Joseph’s -

Thursday, April 16, 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.”