Michael Agnello discusses how the documentary “Blackfish” affected change at SeaWorld and why it’s necessary to investigate stories before accepting them as true.
Devyn Giannetti says students should be informed on how drinking alcohol can excessively ruin your health, and why you might want to consider cutting back.
Among the many technological achievements by Apple, the company’s security and encryption software ranks near the top. Each new version of the iPhone features strong encryption, allowing users to have their information secure from potential hackers. The FBI, in order to continue its investigation of the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, wants Apple to create new software to counteract the intense security and unlock the iPhone of one of the terrorists. Although the software could potentially help the FBI track down whom the killer was in contact with, therefore helping to combat terrorism, it remains evident that creation of the software…
Isaac Simon remembers the late Justice Scalia and argues that he represented a model justice.
Tess Halpern recalls how last week’s lockdown resurfaced her feelings of campus insecurity and argues that more guns are not the solution.
Gabby Vacarelo compares the pros and cons of living with a roommate.
Michael Agnello argues that if countries are serious about the preservation of the climate, access to the arctic should be eliminated.
Emilia Beuger discusses the prevalence of human trafficking in America and our national failure to address this issue.
Joe Frank discusses possible remedies for the our stagnant, polarized political climate
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.
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.
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.