Scrolling Headlines:

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

Towson stonewalls UMass men’s lacrosse in CAA Championship; Minutemen season ends after 9-4 loss -

May 6, 2017

Zach Coleman to join former coach Derek Kellogg at LIU Brooklyn -

May 5, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse advances to CAA finals courtesy of Dan Muller’s heroics -

May 4, 2017

On campus: The liberal assault on free speech -

May 4, 2017

Stop fearing World War III

Despite increasing concerns over growing tensions with Syria, Russia and North Korea, Aidan Light argues that World War III is not yet on the horizon.

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters

Bradley Polumbo argues against a variety of recent UMass protests, claiming that they simply represent the flawed liberal agenda.

Images and Intervention

Josh Raposa questions why images of the Syrian civil war’s impact do not cause national outrage, like images from Vietnam and Iraq have in the past.

Suing Saudi Arabia

Jeffrey Ayers argues against JASTA, stating that it is a legislative mistake that will come back to haunt the American government.

‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ is the perfect action comedy hybrid

Tina Fey stars in this decent but slightly underwhelming film about an American journalist dropped into the Afghan War.

How to occupy a country (if you must)

Frank Schulze compares democratization in post-WWII Japan to democratization efforts in the Middle East, and argues that Japan was a special case that cannot be generalized.

Still at war in Afghanistan

Jillian Correira discusses the great discontent Americans have toward the war in Afghanistan and illustrates the cost of the ongoing war.

No draft, no protest

Jason Roche reminds us of the consequences of the ongoing war in Afghanistan, the longest and costliest (yet least protested) American conflict to date.

UMass senior ruled ineligible to play rugby, pushes to create change

After serving two tours of duty in Afghanistan, Ryan Martin enrolled at UMass with hopes of joining the rugby team, but was ruled ineligible by USA Rugby.

Who Burnt the Koran?

UMass history professor Daniel Gordon explores the connection between military ignorance and the gaps in academic curriculums.

Pulitzer winner speaks at Hampshire on time in Taliban captivity

Investigative journalist David Rohde spoke at Hampshire College Monday night about his experiences in Afghanistan

Kerry addresses economy, foreign policy in NoHo

Senator John Kerry (D-MA) met with a group of his constituents at a Town Hall-style meeting in Northampton Saturday.

Serving alongside cupid

Love is hard enough without being separated by an ocean and a war.

Facts about Afghanistan

Meaghan Murphy explains the basics of the war in Afghanistan, and includes links for further reading.

On the war in Afghanistan

Collegian columnist Kevin Gallagher concludes his analysis of the War on Terror. Does America share some of the blame for the hostile U.S.-Middle East relations?

“Restrepo” brings life at war home

Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington’s documentary “Restrepo” captures life in a war zone, following a platoon of the Airborne Brigade Combat Team for a year, shedding light on what their life is like overseas.

What’s up with the war in Afghanistan?

Collegian columnist Kevin Gallagher analyzes U.S. relations in the Middle East. Did the Bush administration leave President Obama with two unwinnable wars? This is the first part of a two part series.

Nine years in and still no goals

Collegian columnist Matt Kushi wants to know what our objectives in Iraq and Afghanistan are and what we hope to accomplish over there.