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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

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

Best-selling author Roxane Gay talks about modern day feminism at Mount Holyoke College

Gay referred to the President Trump era as “the age of American disgrace.”

This is what democracy looks like

Tess Halpern recounts her experience at the New York Women’s March, and explains why these protests are so important.

Marilyn Chin reads her award-winning poetry at Smith College

UMass Amherst graduate and Anisfield-Wolf Award winner utilizes sass and wit to communicate issues of diversity and feminism.

Women are people, too

Karly Dunn explains how constantly being placed in a sexual context is damaging to women

I didn’t have a reason to cut off my hair

Kate Waldron discusses the social stigma associated with the length of women’s hair.

The true meaning of feminism

Katrina Kervin explains that proclaiming oneself a feminist is not a radical stance; in fact, anyone who supports equality between men and women is one.

Mona Eltahawy speaks to revolution in the Middle East through feminism

The award-winning journalist shared her vision for a revolution in the Middle East during her speech to students and faculty in the Campus Center Monday.

Rebranding feminism to be more inclusive

Jenna Careri argues feminists must change their strategy to be more inclusive.

Misconceptions about Planned Parenthood funding

Katrina Kervin separates fact from fiction in the Planned Parenthood funding debate.

Feminism and Donald Trump

Karly Dunn argues that Donald Trump is pushing women further away from the Republican Party.

Masculinity: A feminist’s perspective

Women aren’t the only ones affected by gender roles, masculinity and feminism in our society, writes Sarah Robertson.

Feminism: A male’s perspective

Anthony Maddaleni explains how the culture of hypermasculinity in which we live contributes to sexism and prevents us from obtaining true gender equality.

Male privilege and the SGA: How we’ve been overrun by ‘megaphone guys’

Columnist Josh Odam unpacks the effect of male privilege in the Student Government Association and why the “megaphone guys” need to quiet down.

International Women’s Day Special Issue

For International Women’s Day on March 8, the Daily Collegian‘s Op/Ed Staff organized a special issue to discuss women’s rights, feminism and women’s place in global society today. You can pick up a copy of the print edition at on and off-campus locations, and you can check out all of the columns by clicking the links below.

Feminist economics can promote gender equity

Jillian Correira argues that recognizing and legitimizing unpaid labor, much of which is done by women, will help not only women, but also society at large.

If you believe in equality, you’re a feminist (whether you like it or not)

According to the dictionary, feminism is the belief in human equality, regardless of gender. Columnist Zac Bears argues that stating “I am not a feminist” really indicates a belief in the superiority of men over women, and that America won’t see gender equity until we change that cultural norm.

The radical origins of International Women’s Day

Mike Tudoreanu traces the radical history of International Women’s Day, exploring its role in workers’ movements and the Russian Revolution.

Women’s rights movement still relevant

Maral Margossian argues that the women’s rights movement still has work to do in accomplishing its goals worldwide.

Men should reject sexist media

Julian del Prado argues that one way that men can help feminists is by refusing to consume sexist media, and using the power of consumer demand to affect change.

Mistaking degradation for empowerment in feminism

Maral Margossian explains why women sexualizing their bodies does not empower them.