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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 football sets its sights on BYU -

November 15, 2017

UMass men’s soccer hosts Colgate in opening round of NCAA tournament -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball looks to improve from last season’s road record this weekend in North Dakota -

November 15, 2017

That’s a RAP! -

November 15, 2017

Cyr: Near-impossible task awaits UMass men’s basketball in Atlantic 10 Tournament

In the two years the A-10 has used its current 14-team bracket, no team that has played on the first Wednesday has advanced past the second round of the tournament.

Souza: Midseason grade for UMass hockey is good, not great

Despite the lackluster results so far, the process is working for the Minutemen under coach Greg Carvel.

When UMiss UMass

Gabby Vacarelo discusses how being home for break made her miss living at school

Learning to say hi

Francis Schulze discusses the lessons that Americans should take from Haitian society.

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.

A guide to being your smartest self

Karen Podorefsky shares the best ways to make oneself appear as intelligent as possible during job interviews and situations that call for a positive first impression.

The next journalist under fire

Isaac Simon discusses the recent accusations of false claims by Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly and suggests his fate may be similar to that of Brian Williams.

How the CW’s hottest new show won me over

Johnny McCabe finds himself pleasantly surprised by a CW show that he did not expect to like.

Remembering David Carr and Bob Simon, two respected journalists

Isaac Simon reflects on the lives of journalists David Carr and Bob Simon, who both recently died.

Why I want to be a teacher

Columnist Brianna Zimmerman wants to teach because education adds value to our society, and because teachers can make a big difference in the lives of students.

Police turn backs on New York City

Ian Hagerty discusses what the NYPD slowdown shows us about unnecessary arrests and the corruption in the police department.

Body cameras for cops are a no brainer after Ferguson

Johnny McCabe argues that on-body cameras for police provide an evidence-based solution to cases with contradictory witness testimony and subjectivity.

eSports: A new kind of sport

Julian del Prado articulate why eSports should be considered a sport and reveals its surprising popularity.

T-Swift v. Spotify: The battle over dying album sales

Johnny McCabe criticizes Taylor Swift’s stance against Spotify but concedes there should be a better way to address music streaming and the demise of music industry.

Who cares about Kim Kardashian?

Steven Gillard expresses his dismay at America’s obsession with senseless reality TV shows.

Little change in Massachusetts, Democrats guaranteed 2016 win

While the GOP won a slim majority in the U.S. Senate, there’s little change in Massachusetts and a Republican Congress guarantees Democrats the White House in 2016, says Opinion Editor Zac Bears.

GOP stands to gain from midterm results

GOP stands to gain from midterms, if they don’t blow it up, argues columnist Julian del Prado

Results don’t reflect voter distaste with Congress, failure to compromise

Columnist Isaac Simon analyzes the 2014 midterm election and says that the results don’t reflect voters’ anger with Congress and the inability of Congressional Republicans and Democrats to compromise on policy

18th century Russian foreign policy repeating itself in Ukraine

Eliot Decker compares Putin’s ongoing strategy in Ukraine to strategies implemented during 18th century Russia.

Multiple parties at fault in UMass student’s death

While the community has been quick to place blame, Steven Gillard argues that everyone is at fault and ending the confidential informant program won’t stop Logan’s real killer, heroin.