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UMass women’s basketball falls to North Dakota 82-52 -

November 22, 2017

Home-and-home with Quinnipiac up next for UMass hockey -

November 22, 2017

Carl Pierre’s breakout performance helps UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 22, 2017

Pipkins’ double-double leads UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 21, 2017

Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

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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Politics: Nasty, brutish and short

Collegian columnist Matthew Robare thinks Hobbes has it wrong.

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Little the better for anything else

The Government caught the flu and needs a good spa treatment to get rid if its new free radicals.

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Worst Building on Campus – Morrill: Lost in the science jungle

The Morrill Science Center at the University of Massachusetts houses many labs classes and offices, but Collegian columnist Zach Weishar believes that navigating this building can be as hard as your microbiology exams.

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Worst Buildings on Campus – Bartlett: Nothing to write home about

Collegian columnist Matthew M. Robare thinks that Bartlett makes the grade for worst academic building for its scorching temperatures and misuse of space.

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Let’s get instant runoff running

Tired of being scared to vote for your favorite third party candidate? Columnist Bobby Hitt explains why instant runoff voting could quell your fears.

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IRV, a voting spoiler alert

Collegian columnist Eli Gottlieb believes that the instant runoff voting system is inadequate in choosing a winning candidate and proposes other methods of voting to decrease the ‘spoiling’ of an election.

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PCP: Four Loko is only the face of the issue

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin thinks that not only should Four Loko be banned, but all energy-alcoholic beverages as well. Four Loko is the face of a larger more dangerous culture.

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PCP: I’m gonna have my Loko and drink it too

Collegian columnist Stacey Linehan won’t give up her Four Loko until they pull it from her cold, dead hands.

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Vote “No” to help Mass. Budget

Collegian columnist Zach Weishar believes that the sales tax on alcohol is necessary and voting yes will work for both the economy and the State’s funds.

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Vote yes for tax removal on alcohol

Collegian columnist Matthew M. Robare thinks that sometimes alcohol is just a part of life – and that taxing it shouldn’t be.

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PCP: Falling hard for Fall

In this week’s Point-Counterpoint, Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton writes about why Fall is the best season of all.

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PCP: Don’t fall for it

Collegian columnist Ross Bernhardt takes on Autumn and gives it a piece of his mind.

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PCP: The cat’s meow

Cats may be quiet and not as affectionate as a dog, but they do promise to be one thing believes Collegian columnist Alison Bowler; a calm companion.

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PCP: Look no further than man’s best friend

Dogs have been man’s best friend for more than five thousand years. Collegian columnist Dave Coffey says that their life saving tendencies, aid to those in need and loyalty for their owners is enduring and worthwhile – you’d have to be smoking catnip to own a cat.

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Hipsters are so individualistic they may not exist

Hipsters may have various forms of identification; beards, glasses, tight jeans and despise for the mainstream but Collegian columnist Dave Coffey believes that hipsters are too prevalent and cannot simply be defined by one look.

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Take away the PBR, American Apparel and scarf – who are these people?

Collegian columnist Eli Gottlieb believes that hipsters should start living for their individual beliefs and values rather than the socially acceptable values and irony that defines today’s hipster.

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PCP: Tweets encourage academic discussion

Collegian columnist Mike Fox was converted to become a Twitter enthusiast after a conference and now he sees it as an academic benefit as well as social.

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