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Quick Hits: A few standout performances highlight UMass football’s annual spring game -

April 21, 2017

Northampton cited as city choosing not to comply with ICE -

April 20, 2017

MASSPIRG hosts seminar on hunger and homelessness -

April 20, 2017

University Union hosts debate on Electoral College -

April 20, 2017

Stop fearing World War III -

April 20, 2017

UMass tennis gears up for weekend of Atlantic 10 matches -

April 20, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse to clinch CAA tournament berth with win over No. 10 Hofstra -

April 20, 2017

UMass softball squeaks past Boston College 2-1 Wednesday afternoon -

April 20, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse needs another big game from goalkeeper D.J. Smith against No. 10 Hofstra -

April 20, 2017

‘Your Name’ will defy your expectations -

April 20, 2017

‘Wilson’ is the weird neighbor who is worth a chance -

April 20, 2017

Online shopping may be easy, but retail stores are feeling the effects -

April 20, 2017

Fourth inning propels UMass baseball over Northeastern -

April 19, 2017

Fenway Park a unique change of scenery for UMass baseball -

April 19, 2017

Short-handed UMass baseball pitching staff provides quality work Wednesday in win over Northeastern -

April 19, 2017

DeJon Jarreau, Brison Gresham to transfer from UMass men’s basketball -

April 19, 2017

Panel discusses future of reproductive justice activism -

April 19, 2017

Don’t overlook South Sudan -

April 19, 2017

Students, faculty concerned about UMass Boston budget cuts -

April 19, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall attends court -

April 19, 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.