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Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

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.

America thrives on its two party system

Everyone knows politics is a blood sport, but America is a stronger nation for it.