Scrolling Headlines:

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

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

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.