Scrolling Headlines:

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

Towson stonewalls UMass men’s lacrosse in CAA Championship; Minutemen season ends after 9-4 loss -

May 6, 2017

Zach Coleman to join former coach Derek Kellogg at LIU Brooklyn -

May 5, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse advances to CAA finals courtesy of Dan Muller’s heroics -

May 4, 2017

On campus: The liberal assault on free speech -

May 4, 2017

‘Ave Atque Vale’

Stefan Herlitz recounts his time in the SGA and his experiences writing for the Collegian, and concludes that despite the twists and turns, he would not change a thing.

Divestment’s value is symbolic, not financial

The fossil fuel divestment movement doesn’t have the financial power to end climate change, but it is a strong moral symbol for change, argues Stefan Herlitz.

SGA results promise a good year to come

Stefan Herlitz reviews the results of the recent SGA election and discusses his predictions for the future of the student government now that it is under new leadership.

No ‘right to be right’

Stefan Herlitz discusses how Americans tend to assert their own rights as the solution to all the country’s problems, while simultaneously disregarding the opinions and rights of others.

The anti-vaccine movement: Danger masquerading as freedom

People are starting to stray away from vaccinations in larger numbers, but history tells us we need them.

The dangers of ‘educate yourself’

Stefan Herlitz thinks saying “educate yourself” is no better than saying “you’re wrong.”

For-profit colleges are driving student debt

For-profit colleges are a predatory scourge on society and driving the student debt crisis, argues columnist Stefan Herlitz.

The world of the other

Stefan Herlitz says we must be careful not to use sociological categories to “other” people, or separate society into an “us” and a “them.”

Understand the power of positive protest

Stefan Herlitz denounces anger-fueled protests and instead advocates for positive protests with clear objectives.

Insulting those with different views accomplishes nothing

Stefan Herlitz discusses the tendency of people to insult those who disagree with them rather than engage them respectfully, and its negative implications for all social movements.

US should spend more on space

Stefan Herlitz advocates spending more on space programs and describes the economic benefits in doing so.

College athletes are not employees

Stefan Herlitz argues that deeming college athletes employees of their school undermines their responsibilities to academics.

Snowden should be pardoned

Stefan Herlitz explains why the beneficial NSA information illegally leaked by Snowden warrants a presidential pardon.

What makes an American

Stefan Herlitz explains what it means to be American and what makes it exceptional.

Build a better Bottle Bill

Stefan Herlitz argues that an expanded Bottle Bill would mean more recycling and less trash for Mass. residents

Remember the good

Stefan Herlitz advises us to tune out the negative media and look on the bright side of American life.

Nobody likes Obamacare

Stefan Herlitz urges politicians on both sides of the aisle to put aside their rigid beliefs in order to fix the U.S. healthcare debacle.

An age of toothless protest

Stefan Herlitz describes an era that appears to have lost its ability to protest with meaning.

Dare to be moderate

Stefan Herlitz explains the polarization of the American political system—and why moderates need representation now more than ever.

Lack of political interest due to poor education

Stefan Herlitz identifies three sources of political apathy.