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Co-chair of women’s march on Washington Linda Sarsour talks resisting the age of Trump -

April 29, 2017

Late-inning grand slam gives Dayton 5-2 win over UMass baseball -

April 28, 2017

GEO holds rally for better working conditions -

April 28, 2017

Prison Abolition Collective spreads awareness of mass incarceration -

April 27, 2017

Co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, Linda Sarsour, to speak at UMass Friday -

April 27, 2017

UMass tennis sets sights for Atlantic 10 tournament -

April 27, 2017

Weather postpones UMass softball as it sets its sights on weekend series with La Salle -

April 27, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse preps for final regular season game with CAA tournament looming -

April 27, 2017

‘Girls’ gives an honest farewell with final season -

April 27, 2017

Don’t stress too much about spoilers -

April 27, 2017

Reserving the right energy for the final push -

April 27, 2017

An unexpected impact -

April 27, 2017

White dove, red ribbon -

April 27, 2017

Making hard decisions in college -

April 27, 2017

Marc Osten fondly remembered by student activism community -

April 26, 2017

New Design Building officially opened -

April 26, 2017

New natural gas pipeline proposed between Easthampton and Holyoke -

April 26, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse to honor seniors Friday against Drexel -

April 26, 2017

UMass baseball bullpen getting stronger as the season goes on -

April 26, 2017

Assistant coach Ben Barr, a major reason for UMass hockey’s prized recruiting class -

April 26, 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.