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UMass women’s basketball falls to North Dakota 82-52 -

November 22, 2017

Home-and-home with Quinnipiac up next for UMass hockey -

November 22, 2017

Carl Pierre’s breakout performance helps UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 22, 2017

Pipkins’ double-double leads UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 21, 2017

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

The Virginia gubernatorial election is a victory for progressives

Opinion: Last week saw huge Democratic victories across the country. Don’t be distracted by the media—this isn’t just a rebuke of ‘Trumpism,’ it’s a win for liberalism.

To fight Trump, empathize with his voters

Liberals should reach out to Trump supporters, rather than alienate them, in order to stop the president from a possible re-election.

With Perez, Democrats remain in limbo

The party is suffering from a complex that baits politicians into excessive fundraising and spending in an election industry that is hardly designed to win elections.

Is America moving left or right?

Matt Heffler examines public opinion polls and their relation to policy decisions to break down the movement of the American political spectrum.

Secretary of Education pick sparks strong dissent from some UMass faculty

UMass and the nation debate the qualifications of the recently confirmed Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos.

Money machines: unpopular and a waste of time

James Mazarakis argues that the Democrat’s massive fundraising and spending machine is not effective in winning votes.

Why Democrats should embrace states’ rights

States should focus on restoring their power to counteract the influence of the new federal government.

Joseph Kennedy III and Jim McGovern host ‘Your Vote, Your Voice’ talk Monday

Congressmen Kennedy and McGovern spoke at the Commonwealth Honors College event Hall to urge students to get the vote out.

Echo chamber politics: Why you shouldn’t unfriend people for political posts

Sometimes the greatest advice in life comes from places you least expect. “As a scientist, Throckmorton knew that if he were ever to break wind in the echo chamber, he would never hear the end of it.” This was said by 10th-place winner of the Bulwer-Lytton “terrible novel opening lines” contest, which provides a seemingly apt metaphor for the current reality of politics on Facebook. Especially in the heart of election season, most of us have probably heard some variation of the refrain, “If you don’t exactly agree with me on this issue, then unfriend me right now.” At its…

Dear Senators, do your job

The Republican Senate won’t do its job in the name of partisanship.

The polarization of American politics needs to change

Joe Frank discusses possible remedies for the our stagnant, polarized political climate

A winning agenda for 2016 Democrats

Support for new small businesses will encourage innovation and fight inequality, and help Democrats win in 2016, writes Zac Bears.

The Collegian’s view: Martha Coakley for governor

The Collegian’s opinion and editorial staff endorses Attorney General Martha Coakley in Tuesday’s race for governor of Massachusetts.

Democratic candidate Martha Coakley seeking Massachusetts’ governor’s seat

Democratic candidate looks to break her recent slide in the upcoming election, but recent poll results lean toward Charlie Baker for governor.

UMass Democrats hope to get more students connected

For 30 years, the club has pushed for issue advocacy and now looks for more involvement.

College Democrats of Massachusetts hosts convention

College Democrats of Massachusetts hosts convention of events and speakers this weekend

No Labels: The future of nonpartisan politics

Stefan Herlitz explains how the No Labels group could remedy the problems of the United States’ binary democracy.

Dominating parties squeeze out the little guys

As the 2012 presidential election fades into the past, Collegian contributor Stefan Herlitz takes this opportunity to analyze the fading presence of moderate political parties.

Puerto Ricans interested in U.S. statehood for first time in history

It seems that the big political question has been solved as of November 6. Wrong. For the first time in history, Puerto Rico has a majority vote to initiate movement towards U.S. statehood. Eamon McCarthy Earls discusses why this new movement could face some trouble in Congress and what it means for the future of Puerto Rico.

Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray visits UMass Democrats

Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, D-Mass., made a pit-stop at UMass yesterday, speaking to a group of college Democrats.