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UMass women’s basketball handles Duquesne at home -

January 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball’s late comeback falls short after blowing 15-point first-half lead -

January 15, 2017

UMass hockey outlasted at home against No. 6 UMass Lowell -

January 14, 2017

Hailey Leidel hits second buzzer beater of the season to give UMass women’s basketball win over Davidson -

January 13, 2017

UMass football hosts Maine at Fenway Park in 2017 -

January 12, 2017

UMass men’s basketball snaps losing streak and upsets Dayton Wednesday night at Mullins Center -

January 11, 2017

UMass women’s track and field takes second at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2017

UMass hockey falls to No. 5 Boston University at Frozen Fenway -

January 8, 2017

UMass professor to make third appearance on ‘Jeopardy!’ -

January 8, 2017

UMass women’s basketball suffers brutal loss on road against Saint Joseph’s -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops thirds straight, falls to VCU 81-64 -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops tightly-contested conference matchup against George Mason Wednesday night -

January 4, 2017

Late-game defense preserves UMass women’s basketball’s win against rival Rhode Island -

January 4, 2017

AIC shuts out UMass hockey 3-0 at Mullins Center -

January 4, 2017

UMass professor to appear as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday night -

January 4, 2017

Penalties plague UMass hockey in Mariucci Classic championship game -

January 2, 2017

UMass men’s basketball falls in A-10 opener to St. Bonaventure and its veteran backcourt -

December 30, 2016

UMass woman’s basketball ends FIU Holiday Classic with 65-47 loss to Drexel -

December 29, 2016

UMass men’s basketball finishes non-conference schedule strong with win over Georgia State -

December 28, 2016

Brett Boeing joins UMass hockey for second half of season -

December 28, 2016

Rosenberg leads drive to modify ballot initiative process

State Sen. Stan Rosenberg of Amherst is among the leaders of a charge on Beacon Hill to amend how ballot questions ultimately make their way to Bay State voters.

Internet “Kill Switch” in USA?

Egypt isn’t the only country taking over the Internet. Shane Cronin urges all to beware the “Kill Switch” in America.

Colin Firth top notch in “The King’s Speech”

The King’s Speech was a hit both in the box office and at the Golden Globes.

Talk a lot, say nothing

The 2010 midterm elections were meant to serve as an American conservative revolution but the newly GOP-dominated House is already proving to be more of the same.

Sarah Palin’s got tricks up her sleeve

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin analyzes former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and her plans for the future. Will she continue to polarize America or will she be able to unite the country in time for the 2012 presidential campaign?

Reforming social security

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin revisits the idea of partially privatizing Social Security. Although it is running a surplus now, the government has to do something to update the $2.5 trillion program, which is projected to run a deficit in the future.

What the midterm elections mean for Scott Brown

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin weighs in on the midterm elections’ implications for Senator Scott Brown. Will he ultimately lose to Massachusetts’ historical blue streak as he seeks reelection next year?

PCP: Four Loko is only the face of the issue

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin thinks that not only should Four Loko be banned, but all energy-alcoholic beverages as well. Four Loko is the face of a larger more dangerous culture.

Vote ‘Yes’ on Question 3 Amherst

How are you going to vote on Nov. 2? Collegian columnist Shane Cronin thinks you should vote “Yes” on ballot Question 3, and rollback the Massachusetts sales tax to three percent.

The biggest scam ever

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin is sick of hearing about global warming and climate change. It’s all a big scam to shake down taxpayers. Don’t be fooled.

‘A Star is Born’

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin looks back on the 56th anniversary of a Warner Brothers classic

UMass hackerama proliferates with new hire

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin questions the University’s hiring of Christopher Dunn. Dunn was tapped to fill the newly minted position of Director of Public and Constituent Relations.

PCP: Maybe you can put a price on education

President Obama’s inability to affect a positive change in our economy is having a devastating effect on most universities: their budgets, their faculty, and particularly their graduates.

Unions protect bad teachers, not students

When working conditions weren’t up to par and employers were useless, the U.S. needed unions to protect workers. However, Shane Cronin believes teachers unions no longer have a use in today’s society.

What is the Tea Party, Really?

Oh the Tea Party Movement, and the trouble it has stirred in the land of the free. Tens of thousands of Americans protesting across the nation: in both red states and blue states. Who are these people? Are they simply modern day colonists fighting against taxation without representation or are they racist, sexist, homophobic, “tea-bagging” rebels without a cause?

Governor Patrick opens up to “fair questions”

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin believes that all media outlets need to start asking “tough questions” to politicians, and politicians in turn need to stop being afraid of facing media outlets that may not be well-known for sharing the same political views.

Deal justice to bullies

Columnist Shane Cronin believes bullying isn’t something that should be overlooked, and that if bullies are going to talk the talk, they should walk the walk.

Federal sales tax solves all federal woes

Shane Cronin believes that a value added tax will help the economic situation across the country and in every state.

Citizens should act as ‘human resources department’ for Republican and Democrat parties

Columnist Shane Cronin identifies the lack representation of the working class within U.S. Congress.

How to kill an addiction (It worked for me)

Shane Cronin talks to those of us who have a coffee addiction. This is an actual way to kill the money-hungry habit.