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Worcester, Student Union renovations among subjects of first SGA Senate session -

September 26, 2017

Three thefts in Fine Arts Center over past week -

September 26, 2017

Talk on women’s resistance to Brazilian military dictatorship held at the Old Chapel -

September 26, 2017

Engstrom and MacLean lead UMass cross country at Battle in Beantown -

September 26, 2017

The anti-Semitism of the Suarez talk is not the way to discuss the Israeli-/Palestinian conflict -

September 26, 2017

No, fascists are not the same as those who oppose them -

September 26, 2017

Political factions oppose each other like passionate sports fans -

September 26, 2017

STEM Ambassador’s Program to expand impact on and off campus -

September 26, 2017

Buzz starting to build for UMass hockey -

September 26, 2017

UMass Tennis starts season strong at Brown Invitational -

September 26, 2017

Foo Fighters’ ‘Concrete and Gold’ misses the mark -

September 26, 2017

Emmy’s 2017 Red Carpet fashion recap: who, what, WEAR -

September 26, 2017

We all scream for vegan ice cream -

September 26, 2017

UMass women’s soccer takes complete control in 3-1 win vs. Davidson -

September 25, 2017

Shaughnessy Naughton speaks on STEM professionals in politics -

September 25, 2017

ESPN author and journalist talks sports and mental health at UMass -

September 25, 2017

UMass men’s soccer remains unbeaten at home -

September 25, 2017

Minutewomen split Pennsylvania trip -

September 25, 2017

Kozlowski’s minutes limited for second straight game in loss versus Fordham -

September 25, 2017

Late penalty-kick goal not enough vs. Rams -

September 25, 2017

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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Tupac reminds us to “Keep Ya Head Up” years later

He may not be qualified to rap, or even pretend to know how to rap, but Chris Shores knows one thing about Tupac’s music – it didn’t die in 1996.

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