Scrolling Headlines:

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

Towson stonewalls UMass men’s lacrosse in CAA Championship; Minutemen season ends after 9-4 loss -

May 6, 2017

Zach Coleman to join former coach Derek Kellogg at LIU Brooklyn -

May 5, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse advances to CAA finals courtesy of Dan Muller’s heroics -

May 4, 2017

On campus: The liberal assault on free speech -

May 4, 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.