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Demonstrators issue demands at Board of Trustees meeting as Woolridge announces resignation from post of chairman -

December 9, 2016

UMass men’s basketball shows improvement in 3-point shooting. -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball cruises to a victory over Pacific behind a strong second half -

December 8, 2016

UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 7, 2016

It’s been a long year

Caroline O'Connor/Collegian

2016 was a difficult year for many, but don’t forget the good that came from it as well.

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A return to the collapse of 2008

americans4financialreform/Flickr

The economy is poised to crash similarly to how it did in eight years ago.

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Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age

Erica Lowenkron/Collegian

We must reconnect with ourselves in a society ruled by technology.

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Jesus: the conservative Republican

Oded Gebert

Dan Riley discusses Republican policy taking into consideration the words and actions of Jesus of Nazareth.

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The joy of Snapchat

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Evan Gaudette suggests that Snapchat is the right social media tool to let go of all of today’s negativity.

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Don’t let hate defeat debate

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Alexander Lach discusses how NPR removing its comments section shows how hate spreads through these outlets.

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Listen when you argue to truly understand

(Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Rather than wholly disagree with Trump supporters, liberals should try to understand their counterpart.

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Letter to the Editor: local veterans on Hampshire flag burning

(Christina Yacono/ Daily Collegian)

Two local veterans comment on the burning of the American flag at Hampshire College.

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Standing Rock’s message could save America

(Jong Man Kim/ Daily Collegian)

The protection of water intersects many different social struggles of modern America.

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Trump’s victory is unsurprising in racist America

President-elect Donald Trump looks on in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 during a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in their first public step toward a transition of power in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Black Americans’ fears have become realities throughout history.

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Capitalism must be fixed, not replaced

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Socialism is not the solution to American economic problems.

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Use words to describe, not diminish

Award winning filmmaker Stephen Bannon introduces his Tea Party movie trilogy at the Virginia Tea Party Convention held at the Richmond Convention Center on Oct. 8, 2010 in Richmond, Va. Bannon was just named the Breitbart News executive chairman Chief Executive of Donald Trump's campaign. (Tina Fultz/Zuma Press/TNS)

“Alt-right” is not enough to describe Stephen Bannon and Breitbart News.

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The true backbone of America

Christina Yacono/Collegian

Christin Howard explores the true history of the United States, a country that was founded on oppression and exploitation.

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Letter: Craig’s Place to fight against fatal budget cuts

Collegian File Photo

To the Editor, Craig’s Place Emergency Shelter sits right on the edge of the University of Massachusetts campus, in the basement of the First Baptist Church. Standing on the front steps of the church, you can see the Southwest Residential Area towers against the horizon, and the Fine Arts Center and W.E.B. Du Bois Library poking through the trees to your right. From 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., the church is filled with Bible study classes, youth groups and community meetings. At 9 p.m., the basement of the church transforms into a homeless shelter. The kitchen staff cooks dinner, while…

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Burning the flag is not the answer

Eric Lynch/Flickr

Bradley Polumbo argues that disrespecting the American flag disrespects liberty.

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Factory farming and ethics

Purdey DeMille/Flickr

Julia Klein argues that we must consider where our meat comes from, because animals suffer in factory farms.

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Castro and decolonization

Ben Kucinski/Flickr

Colleen Dehais discusses the death of Fidel Castro in the context of decolonization.

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Why Democrats should embrace states’ rights

(Daniel Mennerich/ Flickr)

States should focus on restoring their power to counteract the influence of the new federal government.

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Why First Amendment advocates should be wary of the right

(Katherine Mayo/ Daily Collegian)

The alt-right’s contradictions in regard to free speech point to an uncertain future.

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Letter: UMass Democrats fight back against Trump’s policies

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/ Daily Collegian)

UMass Democrats propose convening a ‘Coalition to Resist Trump’s Policies’ in response to Trump’s actions in his first week as President-Elect.

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