Scrolling Headlines:

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Has Timeline crossed a line?

Columnist Samara Ambramson wonders whether the new profile layout soon to be required by Facebook will finally do some damage to our relationship with the social networking site.

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PCP: The Right to Housing: Aspiration and Reality

Collegian columnist Michael O’Connor argues for the rights of tenants to stay in their homes through foreclosures.

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Corporate backed dissent

Collegian columnist Max Calloway discusses the roots of Occupy Wall Street and explains why this protest isn’t so radical.

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Occupy: the voice of a nation

Collegian columnist Brian Clement argues that the Occupy Wall Street protests represent the underrepresented of America.

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Picard’s going is boldest

Collegian columnist Christopher Dunay says that wisdom and bravery trumps cowboys and make outs.

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Beam Me Up

Emily Felder defends Captain Kirk in today’s point-counterpoint.

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A step in the right legal direction

Billy Rainsford isn’t a pothead, but last weekend’s Extravaganja convinced him that the push for legalization wouldn’t be such a bad thing.

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A Disorganized Festival

Collegian columnist Jaron Lewin-Berlin thinks that those in support of marijuana legalization won’t see change because of events like Extravaganja.

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The ‘Higher Power’ doesn’t have to be God

Collegian columnist Victoria Knobloch knows that some atheists may feel uncomfortable with the religious aspects of AA, but one can’t argue with their success in helping people into recovery.

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Salvation’s not always religious

Notions of faith are drastically different when in the context of substance rehabilitation.

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Send the space-bureaucrats to Mars

In this week’s point-counterpoint, Collegian columnist Harrison Searles tells us why the government should get out of the space-exploration business.

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Why we need NASA

Collegian columnist Mike Tudoreanu explores the idea of how despite all the desire for space exploration, the real dream of it all is dying.

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Nuking the energy problem

Collegian columnist Yaroslav Mikhaylov teaches us the virtues of nuclear energy.

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Bask in the sunlight

Collegian columnist Matthew M. Robare looks to the heavens for solutions to our energy problems here on Earth.

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AI makes our lives better

Collegian columnist Curtis Bloomfield rejects the notion of robot overlords in favor of robot helpers and servants.

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Big Blue bringer of death

Collegian columnist Eddie Hand says that if we stay the course on artificial intelligence research then we’re dead – did you hear him? – we’re all dead.

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Trains are the way of the future

Victoria Knobloch reccomends you hop on the train to the future.

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Make bike paths, not rail systems

Everything is high speed already, says Collegian columnist Isaac Himmelman, why not slow things down by biking?

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Taking aim for the future

I think it may be fair to say the nation now has a general sentiment that “together,” as Obama said often during the speech, is the only way we will move forward economically, socially, environmentally and technologically. The future is about making America “a better place to do business,” he said. I think this is both an economic step in the right direction as well as progress for our place in the international markets. President Obama’s speech was vague when it came to specific cuts in funds for federal budgets and military expenditures; however, Obama highlighted a couple of important…

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State of the Union, uninspiring at best

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this past Tuesday was uninspiring at best and can be more accurately described as an yet another act of Obama, with his eyes set on 2012, trying to secure himself as a part of the American center. Even though he may have stood behind the health care reform of last year and drives towards green energy, over half of his speech was so bland that it would not have been surprising had a Republican stood in his place speaking the same words. Whether it be a lukewarm endorsement of deregulation or an…

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