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Three weeks in, and two UMass fraternities under suspension -

September 23, 2017

UMPD crime alert informs campus of motor vehicle theft near Rudd Field Sept. 17 -

September 22, 2017

‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

Changing attitudes spell success for soccer in America

The future of American soccer is bright, argues Gretchen Keller.

Counterpoint: Keep political correctness away from the Amherst name

Bradley Polumbo offers the counterpoint to the debate about the Amherst name: to change the name would be to sanitize history.

Get rid of gen-ed courses that cost time and money

Nicholas Pappas argues for the elimination of general education requirements at universities

A surprising look at who owns guns in America

Isaac Simon analyzes reports of the percentage of people who own guns and where these people live.

Hillary Clinton is representing an ‘exhausted volcano’

Nicholas Pappas reviews the competition for the upcoming presidential election and says Hillary Clinton is no match for the Republican candidates.

Justice must be found in Walter Scott case

Isaac Simon analyzes the shooting of Walter Scott and calls for action against continuing racial injustices involving police officers.

The challenge of breaking the sugar habit

Karen Podorefsky gave up sugar for 21 days after reading an article about the health benefits that come with kicking the habit and she shares her experience with the challenge.

Wasting time with the Snapchat syndrome

Isaac Simon analyzes the Snapchat craze and the effects of so many people sending brief photos to one another each day.

‘Hurry sickness’ is actually wasting our time

Karen Podorefsky says that when we do not schedule relaxation periods for ourselves, we actually end up wasting more time throughout the day.

Empty seats and the paradox of SGA accessibility

The results of the 2015 SGA spring election present a troubling answer to concerns of transparency between the student body and its leaders.

SGA results promise a good year to come

Stefan Herlitz reviews the results of the recent SGA election and discusses his predictions for the future of the student government now that it is under new leadership.

AP course preparation must be up to par

In lieu of the ban in Oklahoma, Karen Podorefsky points out there are a wide variety of teaching methods for high school AP courses that can create differences in how much students actually learn.

Breaking down CES: The big-picture for tech in 2015

2015 has the potential to mark major advances in technology.

Never again, never forget: Remembering the Armenian genocide

Maral Margossian discusses the horrors of the Armenian genocide, and explains why it is vital to remember the atrocity.

Time to reconsider ‘war on terror’

Jason Roche delves into the ongoing history of the controversial war on terror and explains how it will continue in the shadows for years to come.

Sexual violence is not ‘normal’

Jillian Correira discusses the disturbing attitudes boys and girls have toward sexual violence and its “normalization,” and suggests a way to change it.

There is nothing to debate about global warming

Isaac Simon refutes climate change deniers.

Here comes the taxman

Jason Roche takes a closer, critical look at the phenomenon of taxation

PATRIOT Act still controversial

Patrick Dunbar explores the ongoing controversy of the post-9/11 security state.

College athletes are not employees

Stefan Herlitz argues that deeming college athletes employees of their school undermines their responsibilities to academics.