North Korea in the tense spotlight

North Korea’s recent missile tests complicate tensions in East Asia for the Trump administration.

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We don’t need more unnecessary features

When Facebook and Instagram try to mimic Snapchat’s successful features, it makes their products worse for their users.

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Letter to the Editor: It’s not anti-Semitism, it’s anti-humanity

If the leader of our country will not speak out against hate crimes, who will?

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The media’s obsession with rhetoric

The media should cover actual policies, not just scandals.

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When did we forget about education?

Jeffrey Ayers argues that the president’s budgetary focus should be on education, not the military.

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Letter: anti-Semitism cannot be ignored

The Student Alliance for Israel condemns recent acts of anti-Semitism in the United States.

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Assert your rights in interactions with police

“If it is within your rights to refuse an order, you should do it confidently and persistently.”

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Letter to the Editor: Trump’s lobbying ban won’t be enough

Many lobbyists take advantage of loopholes.

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Letter: The fight for women’s rights is far from over

The Coalition to Resist Trump’s Policies at UMass is organizing a march on International Women’s Day, Wednesday, March 8.

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To fight Trump, empathize with his voters

Liberals should reach out to Trump supporters, rather than alienate them, in order to stop the president from a possible re-election.

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Seeking true justice for Ryan Owens

The death of Navy SEAL Ryan Owens was politicized and reveals propaganda and a failure of the media.

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The rise of the unproductive economy

Matt Heffler discusses how the economy is still not productive after the Great Recession in 2008.

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Don’t give the president an “A for effort”

This is unprecedented controversy that cannot be undermined by Trump’s improving ability to read from a teleprompter.

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Don’t demonize people who voted for Trump

Anthony Mulligan argues that those who voted for Donald Trump should not be viewed in a negative light.

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Understanding semantics on CNN

Isaac Simon dissects the Sanders-Cruz debate on healthcare, analyzing the buzzwords for deeper meaning.

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The future of the pro-life movement

Finding common ground between those who are pro-life and those who are pro-choice is possible.

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Emmi Beuger’s Day Off – Sanctuary Campus Debate

Host Emmi Beuger and moderator Nick Souza welcome Daily Collegian writers James Mazarakis and Brad Polumbo to debate whether or not UMass should become a sanctuary campus.

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The process of letting go emotionally is harder than dropping something

Letting go of bad habits is a process involving physical and mental deliberation.

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Frustrations with Team-Based Learning classes

TBL classes should incorporate more instructor guidance to ensure student groups learn the material effectively on their own.

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Exposing the horrific crime of modern-day slavery

Kate Stoppiello discusses the crime of human trafficking and efforts that are being made to combat it, including actor Ashton Kutcher’s foundation, Thorn.

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