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Worcester, Student Union renovations among subjects of first SGA Senate session -

September 26, 2017

Three thefts in Fine Arts Center over past week -

September 26, 2017

Talk on women’s resistance to Brazilian military dictatorship held at the Old Chapel -

September 26, 2017

Engstrom and MacLean lead UMass cross country at Battle in Beantown -

September 26, 2017

The anti-Semitism of the Suarez talk is not the way to discuss the Israeli-/Palestinian conflict -

September 26, 2017

No, fascists are not the same as those who oppose them -

September 26, 2017

Political factions oppose each other like passionate sports fans -

September 26, 2017

STEM Ambassador’s Program to expand impact on and off campus -

September 26, 2017

Buzz starting to build for UMass hockey -

September 26, 2017

UMass Tennis starts season strong at Brown Invitational -

September 26, 2017

Foo Fighters’ ‘Concrete and Gold’ misses the mark -

September 26, 2017

Emmy’s 2017 Red Carpet fashion recap: who, what, WEAR -

September 26, 2017

We all scream for vegan ice cream -

September 26, 2017

UMass women’s soccer takes complete control in 3-1 win vs. Davidson -

September 25, 2017

Shaughnessy Naughton speaks on STEM professionals in politics -

September 25, 2017

ESPN author and journalist talks sports and mental health at UMass -

September 25, 2017

UMass men’s soccer remains unbeaten at home -

September 25, 2017

Minutewomen split Pennsylvania trip -

September 25, 2017

Kozlowski’s minutes limited for second straight game in loss versus Fordham -

September 25, 2017

Late penalty-kick goal not enough vs. Rams -

September 25, 2017

Online shopping may be easy, but retail stores are feeling the effects

Tess Halpern discusses the struggles retail stores are facing with the boom in e-commerce.

The rise of the unproductive economy

Matt Heffler discusses how the economy is still not productive after the Great Recession in 2008.

A return to the collapse of 2008

The economy is poised to crash similarly to how it did in eight years ago.

The President who never got a break

Although he has made many mistakes, Obama has had a mostly positive impact on history.

The economics of President Trump: the good, the bad and the unknown

Trump’s tax plan will actually worsen our inequality.

The cyclical path of increasing incarceration

Benjamin Clabault argues that pushing ex-cons back into the workforce will benefit all of America.

GOP v. GDP: The issue with government spending

Nicholas Pappas analyzes the nation’s debt over the years and discusses why government spending is an issue that the GOP will be tackling in Congress.

Thomas Piketty speaks to UMass community on foreign and American economy

French Economist Thomas Piketty draws in crowd to discuss economics and new book

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.

Here we are again

With dual battles over the budget and debt ceiling looming, columnist Zac Bears bemoans Congress and hyper-partisanship.

The case for immigration reform

Makai McClintock details how passing comprehensive immigration reform would help, not hurt, the U.S. economy.

“The economy” is more than jobs and unemployment

Financial and industrial deregulation have been wrapped in the Republican ideology of “personal responsibility” and sold to the American people as a strategy for growing the economy and middle class

The Italian Job

Claire Anderson discusses the economic and political difficulties in Italy.

The “real” real world

Amherst psychotherapist Jonathan Goldin offers wisdom on the necessity of self-understanding when it comes to securing a fulfilling career.

Bank Transfer Day: Vote With Your Feet

Collegian columnist Mike O’Connor urges the student body to support Bank Transfer Day in an attempt to raise awareness about questionable banking practices.

Can fashion be frugal and ethical?

Nia Decaille explores the dilemma all fashionistas must face: To break the bank for the hottest designer items, or to save on a knock off?

‘Occupy’ movement takes to part of UMass

Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement taking place in New York, a group of about 100 people yesterday set up spin-off demonstration on campus.

Occupy: the voice of a nation

Collegian columnist Brian Clement argues that the Occupy Wall Street protests represent the underrepresented of America.

A fatal attraction to inefficiency

Columnist Harrison Searles thinks that President Obama is mistaken in believing that there are easy solutions to the country’s current problems.

The need for realism in politics

Columnist Gavin Beeker addresses many of the issues plaguing our economy today and how a “healthy dose of realism” could provide a cure.