Shaymus Dunn shares his friend’s experience with hate on campus.
A representative from the SGA urges faculty to use Open Educational Resources to cut down on the rising cost of textbooks.
Two local veterans comment on the burning of the American flag at Hampshire College.
To the Editor, Craig’s Place Emergency Shelter sits right on the edge of the University of Massachusetts campus, in the basement of the First Baptist Church. Standing on the front steps of the church, you can see the Southwest Residential Area towers against the horizon, and the Fine Arts Center and W.E.B. Du Bois Library poking through the trees to your right. From 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., the church is filled with Bible study classes, youth groups and community meetings. At 9 p.m., the basement of the church transforms into a homeless shelter. The kitchen staff cooks dinner, while…
UMass Democrats propose convening a ‘Coalition to Resist Trump’s Policies’ in response to Trump’s actions in his first week as President-Elect.
UMass Divest and the Native American Student Association describe the ramifications of the Dakota Access Pipeline and explain how UMass students can get involved in protests.
Approval of Question 5 would improve Amherst public schools.
Marc Kenen, Executive Director of Massachusetts Charter Public School Association, responds to a recent article and argues in favor of Question 2.
UMass faculty members pen a letter of support for the Graduate Employee Organization
Letter: How much difference does divestment really make?
To the Editors: The UMass Graduate Employees Union (United Automobile Workers affiliated) is now currently debating and voting on a resolution as to whether their organization should join the “BDS movement,” a campaign to isolate and stigmatize Israel based on a one-sided and radical perspective on the Middle East conflict. It is disappointing to us as faculty that the University of Massachusetts graduate students are considering this misguided and polarizing action. These resolutions, which blame one side entirely for a complex historical conflict, do not promote peace and dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis. They encourage polarization by stigmatizing any engagement…
People must remain open to hearing other viewpoints.
Casey Tylek writes in a letter that a recent review of Tom Clancy’s ‘The Division’ published in the Daily Collegian was political grandstanding that stereotyped video game players.
Julia Seremba writes that millions of people are affected every year by antibiotic-resistant bacteria
March 10 marks the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising.
Erika Civitarese argues Lucas Coughlin’s previous article that college should be free.
Mark Schmidt, vice president of community relations for the UMass Interfraternity Council, responds to accusations made in a January editorial.
In the wake of recent climate talks in Paris, UMass sophomore Sarah Jacqz writes that the Board of Trustees has an opportunity to make a statement.
UMass SJP refutes claims made about the goals of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions in an op-ed written last week.