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Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

November 15, 2017

UMass football sets its sights on BYU -

November 15, 2017

UMass men’s soccer hosts Colgate in opening round of NCAA tournament -

November 15, 2017

Facing the facts about climate change

Whether we like it or not it’s time to face the facts about climate change, says Isaac Simon.

Understanding semantics on CNN

Isaac Simon dissects the Sanders-Cruz debate on healthcare, analyzing the buzzwords for deeper meaning.

Trump’s rhetoric shapes his presidency

Isaac Simon explores how rhetoric has shaped Donald Trump’s campaign and presidency thus far.

Remembering Castro as a brutal dictator

Isaac Simon responds to a recent column about Fidel Castro and challenges the argument that he was a good leader.

On ‘Blue and Lonesome,’ The Rolling Stones pay tribute to their roots

Members of the half-century old institution sound right at home on this album of blues covers.

When words Trump policy

Isaac Simon argues that the rhetoric used in the 2016 debates is more effective in gaining popularity than the policies themselves.

Kaepernick’s actions can be patriotic

Saying that violence needs to stop is not unpatriotic.

Donald Trump and the World of “Me”

Isaac Simon explains why Trump’s popularity has grown.

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.

Striving for fairness in Ferguson and beyond

Isaac Simon explains how the Justice Department’s report on the Ferguson Police Department, which exposed discrimination against African Americans by law enforcement, is symbolic of a much larger system problem in the United States.

UpCycling initiative aims to make use of UMass students’ trash

The initiative is promoting alternative recycling of food wrappers, which is becoming more prominent in University cafés.

Brian Williams betrayed and misled his viewers by lying for personal gain

The journalist’s lie about his 2003 Iraq war story is much worse than just making a mistake, writes Isaac Simon.

‘American Sniper’ rife with problems and inaccuracies

American Sniper is pilloried with problems, including glorification of war, oversimplification of complex issues and historical inaccuracies, writes columnist Isaac Simon.

Writers respond to State of the Union address

Isaac Simon, Nicholas Pappas and Julian del Prado respond to President Obama’s January 2015 State of the Union address.

Terrorizing free speech

In light of the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Isaac Simon discusses the free speech controversy and what we should really be focusing on in resulting acts of terror.

The beauty of college writing

Isaac Simon discusses why he enjoyed English 112, a course taken by most UMass students as a general education requirement.

Spying in the name of safety

Isaac Simon questions the government when it comes to spying and discusses examples such as whistleblower Edward Snowden.

‘Israel After Dark’ invites students to celebrate Israeli culture

Nightclub event supports Baystate Children’s Hospital and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

Remembering Derek Jeter: an appraisal

Isaac Simon looks back on Jeter’s baseball career and expresses his appreciation for the player, despite not being a Yankees fan.

Making room for context and perspective

Isaac Simon discusses how trying to keep perspective on one’s life helps to create the context in which one can understand her or his mental illness.