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Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse emphasizes defense in approaching games as its key to gaining momentum for conference play -

March 22, 2017

Not much is new in ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ though it might not be a bad thing -

March 22, 2017

‘Get Out’ is a satirical horror for the post-Obama generation -

March 22, 2017

UPC releases spring concert lineup -

March 21, 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.