Two local veterans comment on the burning of the American flag at Hampshire College.
The protection of water intersects many different social struggles of modern America.
Black Americans’ fears have become realities throughout history.
“Alt-right” is not enough to describe Stephen Bannon and Breitbart News.
Christin Howard explores the true history of the United States, a country that was founded on oppression and exploitation.
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…
Bradley Polumbo argues that disrespecting the American flag disrespects liberty.
Julia Klein argues that we must consider where our meat comes from, because animals suffer in factory farms.
Colleen Dehais discusses the death of Fidel Castro in the context of decolonization.
States should focus on restoring their power to counteract the influence of the new federal government.
The alt-right’s contradictions in regard to free speech point to an uncertain future.
UMass Democrats propose convening a ‘Coalition to Resist Trump’s Policies’ in response to Trump’s actions in his first week as President-Elect.
Host Emmi Beuger and moderator Nick Souza welcome Jessica Simpson, James Mazarakis, and Joe Frank from the Daily Collegian as well as John Decker from the Amherst Wire. This week the panel discusses the racial, environmental, and political aspects and impact of the North Dakota Pipeline and the protests surrounding it.
Although he has made many mistakes, Obama has had a mostly positive impact on history.
Laura Handly argues that anti-intellectualism has been on the rise in the United States long before Trump.
Ruwan Teodros reflects on the presidential election and her feeling of fear that has risen since.
Jeffrey Ayers encourages readers to explore many different interests and experiences, learning about themselves along the way.
Evan Gaudette advocates that we should not just choose the politicians that charm us.