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The day my friend lit my soul on fire -

October 24, 2016

Police raid 81-year-old’s property to confiscate a single pot plant -

October 24, 2016

Overtime goal lifts Massachusetts’ soccer over VCU -

October 24, 2016

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers lead ‘Search Party’ at UMass -

October 24, 2016

Nobel Prize recipient Amartya Sen gives talk about closing the economic gap -

October 24, 2016

Greek 101 event hosted by Greek Health Advisors -

October 24, 2016

The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU -

October 24, 2016

The NFL is too lenient on abusers -

October 24, 2016

UMass women’s soccer crushes VCU 3-0 Sunday afternoon -

October 24, 2016

UMass field hockey comes away with weekend split in Philadelphia -

October 24, 2016

Early mistakes cost UMass football in loss to South Carolina Saturday -

October 22, 2016

UMass hockey holds on in 3-2 win over Army West Point Friday night at Mullins Center -

October 22, 2016

Cassidy Babin’s season-high nine saves secures 0-0 double overtime tie for UMass women’s soccer -

October 21, 2016

Arrest warrant issued for Southpoint shooter -

October 20, 2016

Men’s soccer unbeaten streak ends against URI -

October 20, 2016

The Hawkshot: Sarah Hawkshaw, her unusual shot and more -

October 20, 2016

Hockey Special Issue 2016 -

October 20, 2016

Question 2 about giving 33K kids a choice in education -

October 20, 2016

Apple crop reduced in wake of drought -

October 20, 2016

UMass political RSOs provide the tools necessary to vote in this year’s election -

October 20, 2016

UMass students react to new specs following release of Apple’s iPhone 7

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Like much of the general public, many students were not pleased with the removal of the headphone jack in Apple’s newest product.

Cybersecurity issues and the election

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Both candidates’ views on cybersecurity conflict with those of most Americans

The FBI’s contradictions make case null

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Among the many technological achievements by Apple, the company’s security and encryption software ranks near the top. Each new version of the iPhone features strong encryption, allowing users to have their information secure from potential hackers. The FBI, in order to continue its investigation of the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, wants Apple to create new software to counteract the intense security and unlock the iPhone of one of the terrorists. Although the software could potentially help the FBI track down whom the killer was in contact with, therefore helping to combat terrorism, it remains evident that creation of the software…

‘Steve Jobs’ a flawed, well-acted indictment of Apple co-founder

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Despite a great cast and the aesthetic merits of Danny Boyle’s direction, the biographical drama suffers from Aaron Sorkin’s unmemorable script.

Are emojis a detriment or an enhancement to communication?

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Apple increased its emoji total to more than 800 after 184 characters were newly released by Apple in its iOS 9.1 update.

Switching from Android to iPhone

(John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/MCT)

Johnny McCabe outlines the multiple factors he took into account when replacing his Android smartphone with the new iPhone 6s.

Android fails to keep up with Apple

Johnny McCabe discusses the problems associated with Google’s mobile operating system, Android, and why it is failing to compete with iOS.

Garnett: New emoji may have missed the mark on equality

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The newest update from Apple is a failed attempt at racial inclusion.

Duolingo makes learning a language easier

The language app Duolingo feels more like a game as opposed to a classroom.

Apple, Google and the looming war over data security: Whatever happens, we win

(John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/MCT)

Johnny McCabe examines the developing rivalry between Apple and Google over user privacy, and concludes that greater security in future products will be beneficial for the consumers.

Apple unveils new smartwatch and larger iPhone 6

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Timothy D. Cook, head of Apple, reveals the highly anticipated iPhone 6 and Apple Watch.

Apple-style capitalism not an economic panacea

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To many, Apple is the quintessential American corporation, a modern GM or GE. But Apple only employs 43,000 U.S. workers and exploits lax labor regulations to maximize offshore profits. Zac Bears argues that Apple-style business practices will not solve structural issues with the U.S. economy.

iOS 7 debuts with a whole new look

Stephen Margelony-Lajoie reviews the pros and cons of Apple’s latest mobile iOS

Apple appeals to elitist consumers

Johnny McCabe outlines the details of Apple’s newest generation of iPhones and how the company has stalled in its initial role as technology innovator.

No more hero worship

Collegian columnist Mike Tudoreanu examines the process of modern innovation and argues against the idolization of single inventors.

Think differently, live fully

In the wake of Steve Jobs’ death, guest columnist and President of the New England Objectivist Society Nathan Fatal laments the loss of one of America’s greatest innovators.

Photo Booth lets partiers save face

If you’re an avid partygoer, you’ve probably been tagged in your fair share of embarrassing photos. Fortunately for you, there is a solution: the do-it-yourself party photo booth.