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Worcester, Student Union renovations among subjects of first SGA Senate session -

September 26, 2017

Three thefts in Fine Arts Center over past week -

September 26, 2017

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

STEM Ambassador’s Program to expand impact on and off campus -

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

A light on somewhere: Reflections on college

Steve Gillard shares the four most important lessons he learned at UMass.

Today’s country music is cheap and easy

Steven Gillard bemoans the derivative and uninspired lyrics that can be found in many of today’s top country hits.

Inviting Ahmed Mohamed to White House sends strong message against Islamaphobia

Steven Gillard admonishes critics of Obama’s decision to invite Ahmed Mohamed, the Texan student who built a clock, to the White House.

The problem with social media

Columnist Steve Gillard argues against posting excessively to social media in an effort to pretend to be someone you’re not.

How to stay sane during the long summer

Steven Gillard lists things students can do during the summer to avoid falling into a monotonous routine.

Memories at McCoy Stadium: Magic of McCoy won’t be the same after relocation

Steven Gillard fondly recalls childhood memories of the times he had at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

The dangers of tweeting without thinking

Steve Gillard cautions against tweeting out comments in the moment before thinking them through.

Chris Kyle: An American hero

Steven Gillard defends “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle as a national hero.

‘Cops in Shops’ is a waste of time and energy

Steven Gillard outlines why the “Cops in Shops” program will produce little results in curbing underage drinking and reducing protective custody cases.

Growing up in the city of champions

Steven Gillard proudly recollects the dominating track record of Boston sports teams over the past decade and a half.

You drink, You drive … You lose?

The problem with the crusade against drunk driving.

Who cares about Kim Kardashian?

Steven Gillard expresses his dismay at America’s obsession with senseless reality TV shows.

Man’s best friend

Steve Gillard looks back on the fond memories he spent with Bailey, his childhood companion.

Multiple parties at fault in UMass student’s death

While the community has been quick to place blame, Steven Gillard argues that everyone is at fault and ending the confidential informant program won’t stop Logan’s real killer, heroin.

Depression doesn’t define you

Depression is not something to be ashamed of and help is out there, says Steven Gillard.

Tim McGraw comes back strong in ‘Sundown Heaven Town’

The country music singer’s 13th studio album explores the lows of heartbreak and the highs of love.

Morality will not win the war on terror

Steven Gillard advocates the use of torture and targeted killings against suspected terrorists, regardless of whether they are American citizens or foreigners.

Fast Food strike symbolic of laziness, lack of accountability

Columnist Steve Gillard explains why fast food workers’ demands for higher wages is symbolic of a breakdown of accountability amongst Americans

Don’t stress, work hard, have fun: Tips for freshmen (and future) success

Steven Gillard offers suggestions for how students new to UMass can have a successful and fun campus life.

The vilification of police in America

Columnist Steven Gillard argues that while racism exists in police departments, ascribing racism to all law enforcement or Darren Wilson, shooter of Michael Brown in Ferguson, is premature and counterproductive.