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.
John Zawawi explains why the Super Bowl is an admirable showcase of American culture and why such excess isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
On the heels of Bernie Sanders’ win in New Hampshire, Tess Halpern argues that she believes Hillary Clinton is still the Democrats’ best option.
Jenna Careri discusses research on students’ gender bias toward professors.
Jack Danburg questions why UMass administration fails to provide adequate wages for workers on campus.
Lucas Coughlin defends the playing and watching of football despite the risk of injury.
Gabby Vacarelo discusses how taking a difficult class builds personal virtue.
Sanders’ proposals are part of a larger mission to combat the power of money in politics.
Mark Schmidt, vice president of community relations for the UMass Interfraternity Council, responds to accusations made in a January editorial.
Ruwan Teodros argues we don’t need the start of a new year to make changes in our lives.
Karly Dunn explains how constantly being placed in a sexual context is damaging to women
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
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…
Michael Agnello argues that Antwaan Randle El’s recent revelations show parents should begin to discourage youth football.
Jeremy Tibbetts argues that UMass failed to properly respond to anti-Semitic acts that occurred in December.
Whether we’re buying lottery tickets, waiting for a flight, or going to the same college, we all have something in common.
John Zawawi details his first experience at a UMass frat party and how he came to understand the role of fraternities on campus.