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REPORT: Tom Masella out as defensive coordinator for UMass football -

January 19, 2017

Zach Lewis, bench carry UMass men’s basketball in win over St. Joe’s -

January 19, 2017

UMass women’s basketball handles Duquesne at home -

January 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball’s late comeback falls short after blowing 15-point first-half lead -

January 15, 2017

UMass hockey outlasted at home against No. 6 UMass Lowell -

January 14, 2017

Hailey Leidel hits second buzzer beater of the season to give UMass women’s basketball win over Davidson -

January 13, 2017

UMass football hosts Maine at Fenway Park in 2017 -

January 12, 2017

UMass men’s basketball snaps losing streak and upsets Dayton Wednesday night at Mullins Center -

January 11, 2017

UMass women’s track and field takes second at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2017

UMass hockey falls to No. 5 Boston University at Frozen Fenway -

January 8, 2017

UMass professor to make third appearance on ‘Jeopardy!’ -

January 8, 2017

UMass women’s basketball suffers brutal loss on road against Saint Joseph’s -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops thirds straight, falls to VCU 81-64 -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops tightly-contested conference matchup against George Mason Wednesday night -

January 4, 2017

Late-game defense preserves UMass women’s basketball’s win against rival Rhode Island -

January 4, 2017

AIC shuts out UMass hockey 3-0 at Mullins Center -

January 4, 2017

UMass professor to appear as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday night -

January 4, 2017

Penalties plague UMass hockey in Mariucci Classic championship game -

January 2, 2017

UMass men’s basketball falls in A-10 opener to St. Bonaventure and its veteran backcourt -

December 30, 2016

UMass woman’s basketball ends FIU Holiday Classic with 65-47 loss to Drexel -

December 29, 2016

The hypocrisy of “pro-life” views

Wednesday evening VOX UMass hosted a candlelight Vigil in Solidarity With Planned Parenthood Colorado Springs. 
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People who disapprove of Planned Parenthood are often uninformed about why its services are so important.

PODCAST: Op-Ed team debates abortion

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Daily Collegian columnist Karly Dunn explains her transition to pro-choice views in this weeks podcast hosted by William Keve.

Transitioning to pro-choice values in adult life

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  Throughout my life, those who have attempted to take charge of the decisions I made have always angered me. Even as a child, I felt I should be the only one in charge of myself. Granted, my parents did a remarkable job raising me to be an independent and confident person, even as the youngest mom and dad picking their daughter up from school. One day, my parents asked me how I felt about abortion. As the young girl I was, I deeply felt that a growing human should never be killed before they had a chance to live….

My abortion story: Privilege gave me access to medical care

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Emma Ayres says women need more safe spaces to discuss abortion stories, and that her story would include a child without her privilege.

Pro-life and death in Texas

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“Using women’s bodies as political battlegrounds is something Texas has gotten [too] good at,” says Hannah Sparks who discusses the latest development in the poor state of women’s reproductive rights in Texas.

Letter to the editor: Roe v. Wade anniversary

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Today marks exactly 41 years since Roe v. Wade made legal abortion the law of the land.

Religion, abortion and vice presidential politics

Jillian Correira explains why to be wary of a candidate that focuses more on social issues than economic issues in a time dubbed ‘The Great Recession.’

Mind the gender gap during Women’s History Month

Emma Sandler looks at the history of women’s rights and how it affects one of today’s most heated political topics, abortion rights.

Fictional fetuses and the right to life

Collegian columnist Kellie Quinn investigates the link between pop-culture depictions of pregnancy and the continuing debate over abortion rights.

Get your laws off my body

Men don’t have a place in the debate over legal abortions, says Collegian columnist Victoria Knobloch.