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Humans vs. Zombies game impacted by banning of NERF blasters at UMass

The administration’s classification of NERF blasters as weapons facsimiles hinders the biannual game.

UMass dining services employee fired, issued no trespass order after bringing gun on campus

The man showed .380-caliber handgun stored in the trunk of his car to two fellow employees at the end of a shift on Oct. 22.

VIDEO: Students respond to campus safety concerns

In light of Oregon shootings, students are asked if they feel safe at UMass.

Guns are here to stay

Nicholas Pappas outlines how the liberal push for gun control is rendered ineffective by politicians who know very little about the nature of guns; moreover, they ignore the rich culture in which guns have played an integral part.

A surprising look at who owns guns in America

Isaac Simon analyzes reports of the percentage of people who own guns and where these people live.

Gun research a public health priority

Hannah Sparks analyzes gun violence in America as a public safety issue, advocating for change.

Hysteria surrounding violence is misdirected, ineffective

Hannah Sparks criticizes the hypocrisy of the national gun control conversation in light of knee-jerk overreactions to the behavior of children in schools.

PCP: Campus ban of weapons misguided

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles explains why the campus needs to take another look at the weapon policy.

PCP: Hold your fire

Billy Rainsford argues why our campus is safer without guns.

Longoria Armed for Battle (VIDEO)

Michael Wood tells of the recent hardships of baseball player Evan Longoria, which include a stolen car and a home robbery, in which more than basic household items were taken.