The Student Administration Accountability Coalition won’t accept excuses preventing the use of Dining Dollars at student businesses from Vice Chancellor Sheehan.
Graduate Employee Organization staff calls on the UMass community to take real action to oppose continuing bigotry and racial violence on campus.
Students call for Jewish and Palestinian student communities to begin holding dialogues and working cooperatively in rejection of an offensive poster.
Graduate Student Senate President Adina Giannelli writes in support of Chancellor Subbaswamy’s decision to reverse the ban on Iranian nationals from certain graduate programs.
Sarah Laughlin ’14 writes that she was moved to tears by the Ferguson decision, not by the details, but because the grand jury deemed a black man’s life unworthy of trial.
Johann Christoph Arnold writes that Officer Darren Wilson and the Ferguson Police must reach out and ask forgiveness from the Brown family.
Hannah Friedstein recounts the racial discrimination and racial binaries she experienced during her Birthright trip and offers a critical perspective of the program.
Joel Menasha ’06 believes UMass “should have known better” regarding ‘Logan’s’ addiction and must do better in the future to protect the lives of its students.
Tom Wisnauckas implores UMass students to attend UMass football home games.
In an open letter to Chancellor Subbaswamy, CHCRC Area Gov. Christopher Earls and Lt. Area Gov. Elena Drews request a freeze of the implementation of changes to meal plans until student leadership can review and improve the proposal.
Lynn Goldfarb responds to the April 17 article “There is nothing to debate about global warming.”
Brett Hausler, Fellow for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America at UMass Amherst, provides background on the importance of solidarity among minority groups in Israel.
Diabrina Kozichuk talks about why it’s important to get yourself tested for sexually transmitted diseases and infections.
Becky Lockwood responds to the Letter to the Editor from March 31 concerning sexual violence
Bill Niedzwiedz ’69, professor at UW-Green Bay, sent a research tip to “his department.” The response? Silence.
Anthony Maddaleni argues that the UMass administration should reconsider holding blood drives on campus, as FDA and Red Cross policies discriminate against gay and bisexual men.
Lynn and Claire Barclay argue that UMass should endorse a sexual assault policy that places blame on rapists rather than on would-be victims and bystanders.
Stephanie Chan suggests that universities start using open-source textbooks to cut student costs.
Readers give their opinions on the events of “Blarney Blowout”
The police reaction at Blarney Blowout rivals the response to the Occupy movement argues a UMass student in a letter to the editor.