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Amazon textbook contract ending in December 2018 -

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UMass field hockey heads into crucial A-10 matchup -

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2017 Hockey Special Issue -

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International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

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Sexual assault reports spike on campus -

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Californian students react to wildfires back home -

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‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

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With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

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Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

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Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

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UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

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UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

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Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

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Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

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Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

October 19, 2017

The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

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Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

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Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

Editorial: The place for uncomfortable conversations

The opinion page serves as a platform for all viewpoints.

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.