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Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

November 15, 2017

UMass Women’s Soccer falls to Brown 2-0

Turnovers doom the Minutewomen as the Bears pounce on missed opportunities.

UMass women’s soccer set to take on Brown at home Thursday

Minutewomen ride a three-game unbeaten streak into the match.

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown

The Minutemen will have their hands full with the second ranked offense in the country on Saturday.

A-10 soccer notebook: Duquesne shuts out Robert Morris 1-0 to win fourth straight

Rhode Island falls to Brown in overtime, La Salle loses final nonconference game to UMBC.

UMass softball takes one of five in FAU Parents’ Weekend Tournament

After defeating Mercer in the opening game of the weekend, the Minutewomen dropped the last four games of the tournament.

UMass men’s lacrosse falls to No. 7 Brown 15-7 Saturday afternoon

The Bears erupted for nine first half goals as the Minutemen dropped their third game of the season.

UMass men’s soccer ends nonconference play with 2-1 loss to Brown

The Minutemen took a 1-0 lead Sunday, but two second-half goals gave the Bears the victory.

Offensive troubles follow UMass men’s soccer into weekend

The goal-starved Minutemen will play a pair of games against Vermont and Brown this weekend

A product of circumstance

Recovering from the death of his best friend showed Zac Bears the importance of circumstance and privilege in every person’s life.

Promising start to ‘Blarney’s’ end, but concerning precedents set

2015’s ‘Blarney’ marks the beginning of the end for the rowdy tradition, but students faced restrictions on civil rights and the brunt of prevention policies, setting dangerous precedents for future events.

No guests, no ‘Blarney?’ Ban alone won’t bring uneventful ‘March 7’

Community policing, not a 76 hour guest ban for a seven hour event, is the key to mitigating danger from this year’s “Blarney Blowout,” writes Opinion Editor Zac Bears.

Apple-style capitalism not an economic panacea

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.

Markets ignore long-run strength of economy

Stocks in the U.S. rose 30 percent in 2013, and many pundits think that indicates strong long-run growth. Zac Bears finds that stock returns indicate just one thing: short-term profit.

McConnell misunderstands founders on filibuster

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has a veto on all federal policy and, before November, could stop nominations too. He says that’s how the founders designed Congress. In reality, the founding fathers feared the filibuster’s implications for minority rule, and, according to Zac Bears, our politicians have no idea.

Podcast: Any Given Thursday

In this week’s “Any Given Thursday” podcast, Jesse Mayfield-Sheehan and Daniel Malone discuss the undefeated Atlanta Falcons, the Rookie of the Year race, the Chicago Bears vs. the Houston Texans, and tonight’s Thursday Night Football game between Indianapolis and Jacksonville.