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Sports Editors S1 E5: This one goes off the rails -

October 16, 2017

Members of the Pioneer Valley’s Native community march in celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day -

October 16, 2017

Club hockey skates to 1-1 tie with UMass Lowell -

October 16, 2017

UMass men’s soccer moves to 8-0-1 at home in win over La Salle -

October 16, 2017

It’s time to break the mold on breaking up -

October 16, 2017

‘MASSEDUCTION’ is St. Vincent at her best -

October 16, 2017

Beck’s ‘Colors’ is fun, well-crafted nightclub simplicity -

October 16, 2017

UMass hockey beats AIC 3-1 to win third straight -

October 15, 2017

Two goals from freshman John Leonard lead UMass hockey to 3-1 victory Saturday -

October 15, 2017

Makeshift back line steps into spotlight as UMass shuts out La Salle -

October 14, 2017

Prof. discusses link between socioeconomic inequality and children’s brain development and the effects on legislation and policy -

October 14, 2017

UMass hockey prevails at Union in 5-4 win -

October 14, 2017

UMass women’s soccer falls 3-1 to George Mason -

October 13, 2017

‘All-Star’ alumni tell students how to make it in journalism -

October 13, 2017

Hockey notebook: UMass helps raise over 500,000 gallons of freshwater while in Arizona -

October 13, 2017

Minutemen play to 2-2 draw against Saint Joseph’s -

October 12, 2017

Talk held on merit and diversity in graduate admissions -

October 12, 2017

Unique McLean will have the opportunity to play a large role for UMass basketball -

October 12, 2017

Prof. discusses how African Gold Coast slaves resisted oppression -

October 12, 2017

UMass hockey looks ahead to the weekend, continuing to build its identity -

October 12, 2017

You need to try EFT right now

Kate Leddy explains a healing method called Emotional Freedom Tapping and how her experience has affected her.

Deal with Iran is a bad one

Nicholas Pappas explains why the deal with Iran over nuclear weapons is a dangerous one with disconcerting historic parallels

Divestment’s value is symbolic, not financial

The fossil fuel divestment movement doesn’t have the financial power to end climate change, but it is a strong moral symbol for change, argues Stefan Herlitz.

Take pride in the success of UMass walk for suicide prevention

Nicholas Treiber took part in last week’s walk for suicide prevention and thinks the community should take pride in its success.

East Village explosion painful, revealing

East Village native Isaac Simon describes his neighborhood in the wake of a deadly explosion last week, and says landlords must be accountable for keeping tenants safe.

Excuses not accepted: An open letter to Vice Chancellor Sheehan

The Student Administration Accountability Coalition won’t accept excuses preventing the use of Dining Dollars at student businesses from Vice Chancellor Sheehan.

I skipped class to go to the gym and don’t regret it

Kate Leddy talks about cutting class for her mental health and discusses why we should be more accepting of taking a day off every once in a while.

An open letter to the people who were kind when I was struggling

Kate Leddy addresses those who helped her through a struggle with anorexia nervosa and depression through simple acts of kindness.

Letter: Racial oppression permeates American institutions

Sarah Laughlin ’14 writes that she was moved to tears by the Ferguson decision, not by the details, but because the grand jury deemed a black man’s life unworthy of trial.

Letter: A solution to the Ferguson crisis

Johann Christoph Arnold writes that Officer Darren Wilson and the Ferguson Police must reach out and ask forgiveness from the Brown family.

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.

You should probably move off campus

Columnist Ian Hagerty argues why it can be better and less expensive to live off-campus.

Fixing the SGA is our responsibility

Contributor Emily Devenney argues that the SGA is broken, and fixing it is our duty and responsibility.

Lessons learned from preschoolers

Katie McKenna reminisces about her job working with preschoolers and reflects over the lessons they taught her.

Letter to the Editor: Stalking awareness

Alumna Susan Ashline (Class of 1988) takes on the issue of stalking among college students and offers advice for those struggling with stalkers in this letter to the editor.

Branding an elephant

Brandon Sides suggests that the next Republican candidate should model President Obama’s award-winning campaigns.

The fresh face of the Student Government Association

The new SGA vice president, Garrett Gowen, vowes to establish a more interactive relationship with the student body this year.

Jezebel.com: Home of hypocrisy

Columnist Emily Merlino discusses the hypocrisy of a number of articles featured on ‘feminist-oriented’ Jezelbel.com.

Loose lips sink ships, 2.0

Justin Thompson thinks that WikiLeaks is more of a threat to United States security than a symbol of free press.

Salutatory note

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