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Nominations for SGA elections will remain open until Feb. 19 -

February 11, 2016

SGA, MassPIRG work together on open source textbook initiative -

February 11, 2016

Civil rights activist Cornel West to speak at Smith College -

February 11, 2016

Uncertainties surround UMass men’s lacrosse as it kicks off season against Army -

February 11, 2016

New face, same old ‘Havoc’: UMass basketball ready to face familiar style of play against VCU -

February 11, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse begins season with high expectations, seeking eighth straight A-10 championship -

February 11, 2016

UMass hockey players react to news of next year’s trip to Belfast -

February 11, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls to La Salle, drops 11th straight game -

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‘Havoc’ returns to Mullins Center as UMass men’s basketball prepares for VCU -

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Bernie Sanders already making history as Jewish candidate -

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Super Bowl is an impressive feat of entertainment -

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‘The Hateful Eight’ shows Quentin Tarantino losing his edge -

February 11, 2016

Tips and travel hacks for a fun spring break -

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MassPIRG forum discusses problem of antibiotic resistance -

February 10, 2016

First inside look at the John Francis Kennedy Champions Center -

February 10, 2016

UMass tennis rallies past St. Johns to give Red Storm first loss of season -

February 10, 2016

UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley -

February 10, 2016

Amherst Board of Health votes against reinstating College Pizza’s food establishment license -

February 10, 2016

Top 25 Notebook: Duke gets back on winning track taking down No.13 Louisville Monday -

February 10, 2016

Battle of the bottom: UMass women’s basketball travels to La Salle Wednesday -

February 10, 2016

Bernie Sanders already making history as Jewish candidate

(Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Ian Hagerty discusses how Sanders’ Jewish heritage is a positive aspect to his campaign, and how he has already accomplished more than any other Jewish candidate.

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Super Bowl is an impressive feat of entertainment

(Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

John Zawawi explains why the Super Bowl is an admirable showcase of American culture and why such excess isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

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My generation may be ‘Feeling the Bern’, but I’m still with Clinton

(US Embassy/ Flickr)

On the heels of Bernie Sanders’ win in New Hampshire, Tess Halpern argues that she believes Hillary Clinton is still the Democrats’ best option.

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Favoritism in the school system

(Official Rate My Professors Facebook page)

Jenna Careri discusses research on students’ gender bias toward professors.

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Dear UMass Administration: Practice what you preach

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian)

Jack Danburg questions why UMass administration fails to provide adequate wages for workers on campus.

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Football, social Goods, and choice

(Brook Ward/Flickr)

Lucas Coughlin defends the playing and watching of football despite the risk of injury.

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The art of perseverance

(Bertram Nudelback/Flickr)

Gabby Vacarelo discusses how taking a difficult class builds personal virtue.

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Sanders’ campaign: more than policy

Tribune News Service

Sanders’ proposals are part of a larger mission to combat the power of money in politics.

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Letter: Fraternities are more than just a place to party

(Collegian File Photo)

Mark Schmidt, vice president of community relations for the UMass Interfraternity Council, responds to accusations made in a January editorial.

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New Year, new me? I think not

(David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Ruwan Teodros argues we don’t need the start of a new year to make changes in our lives.

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Women are people, too

(Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Karly Dunn explains how constantly being placed in a sexual context is damaging to women

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Growing up in an abusive household

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

Carolyn Chen discusses growing up in a household in which her parents abused her as a form of “discipline,” and how she copes with such a traumatic past today

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Open letter: GEO continues to push for change

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/ Daily Collegian)

Dear UMass community, This year is historic for the University of Massachusetts. We are getting ready to celebrate 25 years of graduate student worker unionization on campus; a celebration that not only highlights the strength and power of collective action but also our long history of activism, mobilization and social justice on campus. As unions all over the country brace for this summer’s Supreme Court attack on us, we should also memorialize and mobilize around our legacy, our founders and our achievements. For some context, the Supreme Court ruling regarding unions could potentially decrease our overall memberships and make it…

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“Would you say that to my face?”

(Jason Howie/ Daily Collegian)

Technology may be helpful, but when is it too much?

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Changing the football culture: What we can learn from Antwaan Randle El

Keith Allison/Flickr)

Michael Agnello argues that Antwaan Randle El’s recent revelations show parents should begin to discourage youth football.

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Reconsidering the stigma around long-distance relationship

(Marc Levin/Flickr)

Emelia Beuger argues against the stigma against long-distance relationships in college.

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Anti-Semitism at UMass

Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian)

Jeremy Tibbetts argues that UMass failed to properly respond to anti-Semitic acts that occurred in December.

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Finding togetherness with strangers

(Tim Dominick/The State/MCT)

Whether we’re buying lottery tickets, waiting for a flight, or going to the same college, we all have something in common.

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How to vote in a primary

Flickr/Bruce Charles

Joe Frank teaches readers how to vote in a primary.

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The dual nature of fraternities on campus

Collegian File Photo

John Zawawi details his first experience at a UMass frat party and how he came to understand the role of fraternities on campus.

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