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Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse emphasizes defense in approaching games as its key to gaining momentum for conference play -

March 22, 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.