Scrolling Headlines:

UMass women’s soccer falls to Central Connecticut 3-0 in home opener -

August 19, 2017

Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

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

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages

Maral Margossian explains the integral role of presenting diverse viewpoints in the op/ed page.

Editorial: Journalism in the age of Trump

How can journalists ensure that the truth is reported responsibly in the future?

Editorial: The Massachusetts Daily Collegian Mission Statement

The Daily Collegian articulates the values it stands for and goals it strives to achieve.

Learning to say hi

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

Why the New York Times’ front page editorial matters

Jenna Careri explains the significance of the New York Times’ editorial on the gun epidemic.

No ‘right to be right’

Stefan Herlitz discusses how Americans tend to assert their own rights as the solution to all the country’s problems, while simultaneously disregarding the opinions and rights of others.

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.

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.

‘Columbus Day’ demonstrates ignorant view of the past

Benjamin Clabault explains how the name of “Columbus Day” signifies a collective ignorance to an American history of greed and exploitation.

Fast food workers need more than $7.25 to sustain basic living

Samuel Fountain argues that raising the federal minimum wage is necessary in order for fast food workers to sustain a basic living.

Racism after dark: Violence in the ‘sundown town’ of Ferguson

The media and many white Americans help to protect institutions of racial oppression that cause unimaginable pain and kill unarmed teenagers in the street, argues columnist Zac Bears.

SGA Judiciary must overturn invalidation of student voice

Collegian Staff Nathan Frontiero argues that the SGA Judiciary must overturn the Elections Commission decision to invalidate the DMC ticket.

UMass Yak Back! Talks Professional Snuggling

UVC-TV 19: A segment from Episode 118, Yakkers discuss the phenomenon of snuggle houses, professional snugglers, and touch therapy! Molly Plaehn makes her directorial debut with host, John Holowitz and commentary from Hailey Wicker, Patrick Amidon and Miles Powell.

Editor’s note: Why we ran a full-page ad on the front cover of today’s Collegian

Collegian Editor in Chief Stephen Hewitt explains the decision behind the full-page advertisement on the front cover of Wednesday’s edition.

Olympics bring out national pride

Katie McKenna wonders why she’s rooting for her country’s athletes at Sochi.

The impact of the Olympic Games

Julian del Prado ties in lessons from international relations to the Olympic stage.

UMass Yak Back!: Episode 119

UVC-TV 19: Panelists discuss the ethical implications of Sugar Daddies and recall memorable historical figures in light of Nelson Mandela’s passing. Lastly, in a special Yeah Dude! segment, Yakkers discuss how best to charm the ladies.

UMass in love: A Valentine’s Day report

UVC-TV 19: Molly Plaehn, Veteran Yakker, asks fellow students some hard hitting questions about Valentine’s Day.

Opinion & Editorial special issue: Higher education

Check out our Editorial/Opinion special issue, with a focus on higher education.

Editorial cartoon: Petreaus CIA

Check out Dan Nott’s website for more cartoons and illustrations.   Dan Nott/Collegian