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Talk on women’s resistance to Brazilian military dictatorship held at the Old Chapel -

September 26, 2017

Engstrom and MacLean lead UMass cross country at Battle in Beantown -

September 26, 2017

The anti-Semitism of the Suarez talk is not the way to discuss the Israeli-/Palestinian conflict -

September 26, 2017

No, fascists are not the same as those who oppose them -

September 26, 2017

Political factions oppose each other like passionate sports fans -

September 26, 2017

Buzz starting to build for UMass hockey -

September 26, 2017

UMass Tennis starts season strong at Brown Invitational -

September 26, 2017

Foo Fighters’ ‘Concrete and Gold’ misses the mark -

September 26, 2017

Emmy’s 2017 Red Carpet fashion recap: who, what, WEAR -

September 26, 2017

We all scream for vegan ice cream -

September 26, 2017

UMass women’s soccer takes complete control in 3-1 win vs. Davidson -

September 25, 2017

Shaughnessy Naughton speaks on STEM professionals in politics -

September 25, 2017

ESPN author and journalist talks sports and mental health at UMass -

September 25, 2017

UMass men’s soccer remains unbeaten at home -

September 25, 2017

Minutewomen split Pennsylvania trip -

September 25, 2017

Kozlowski’s minutes limited for second straight game in loss versus Fordham -

September 25, 2017

Late penalty-kick goal not enough vs. Rams -

September 25, 2017

UMass football nearly upends Tennessee Saturday in 17-13 loss -

September 25, 2017

A conversation with the Pixies’ Joey Santiago -

September 25, 2017

The problem with peer mentors -

September 25, 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.