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Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

Q&A: Khalif Nunnally-Rivera, an advocate for access and affordability for underrepresented students -

March 29, 2017

Plant-Based Nutrition club promotes healthier, sustainable diets on campus -

March 29, 2017

Rolling tobacco and high profits for iRollie -

March 29, 2017

UMass softball to kickoff conference schedule on Thursday at Boston University -

March 29, 2017

UMass baseball coach Mike Stone trying not to dwell on 2017 being his final season -

March 29, 2017

Fresh off NCAA Championship appearance, UMass diver Emma Roush looks ahead -

March 29, 2017

Notebook: UMass men’s soccer adds junior college transfer to roster for next season -

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Newly appointed UMass defensive line coach Dave Wissman has taken interesting road to Amherst -

March 29, 2017

Student Union Craft Center serves as an open space of expression for students -

March 29, 2017

An ode to Amherst’s American Legion -

March 29, 2017

Letter: The Graduate Employee Organization wants to empower those who are marginalized -

March 29, 2017

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

March 29, 2017

Activism can change the world -

March 29, 2017

Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

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UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

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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