Scrolling Headlines:

UMass hockey returns home to battle juggernaut Northeastern squad -

January 18, 2018

Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

Congress must act to save the dream

Will Keve argues that, given the DACA’s bipartisan support for DACA, the government cannot rescind it.

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Free Speech is costly

Isaac Simon writes of the double standards of free speech.

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There’s no right or wrong in real-life debate

Emilia Beuger has learned to listen to opposing opinions.

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Open up our education

I’ve often been frustrated by the ridiculous price-to-quality ratio of textbooks and online homework systems.

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Gender-inclusive restrooms should take precedence over the state plumbing code

Gender-neutral restrooms are essential for a “welcoming living-learning environment.”

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Counterpoint: Keep political correctness away from the Amherst name

Bradley Polumbo offers the counterpoint to the debate about the Amherst name: to change the name would be to sanitize history.

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In progressive Pennsylvania, history is holding women back

Emilia Beuger examines women’s inequality by focusing on her home state of Pennsylvania.

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Point: If memorials to the Confederacy should be torn down, so should the Amherst name

William Keve argues that Amherst must be renamed if we wish to denounce the racism of its namesake.

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We believe in solar eclipses, why not climate change?

There is a disconnect between what many Americans believe about climate change and the conclusions reached by the experts.

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Monuments to the past reflecting the present

Tess Halpern discusses how her parents’ trip to Annapolis made her reflect on how monuments illustrate present-day beliefs.

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Four takeaways from Boston’s ‘Free Speech’ counter-protest

James Mazarakis attended a recent counter-protest at the “Free Speech Rally” in Boston. Here’s his take on how it went down.

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Affirmative action: a disservice to diversity

Students of color don’t need special treatment.

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Should we warn future generations about nuclear waste?

We need to attempt to make a warning that can last for tens of thousands of years.

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The United States’ controversial confederacy

Isaac Simon argues that there are essential differences between statues of Confederate leaders and statues of our founding fathers, and the two should not be compared so lightly.

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Letter: Universities should be spearheading sustainability efforts

Universities and colleges are well-positioned to lead sustainable change.

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The guilt of saying ‘guilty’

The knowledge that it was the right thing to do didn’t make it any easier.

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Letter: The EPA’s asbestos evaluation should be big news

The proposed Regulatory Accountability Act puts corporate profits above the health and safety of Americans, specifically when it comes to asbestos exposure.

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Whose American Dream?

Tess Halpern cites an incident that hits close to home to show that the intensified fear of immigrants in America isn’t justified.

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Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over

Bradley Polumbo recognizes why many Americans supported Donald Trump, but suggests that his presidency may be passing the point of mere incompetence, and becoming a threat to our democracy itself.

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Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO

Levi Adelman argues that the UMass GEO does not represent the population it claims to speak for, but that might change with the nomination of Justice Gorsuch.

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