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UMass baseball falls to Boston College in a ‘wasted day’ -

March 30, 2017

Q&A: Jawad Awan, co-president of the Muslim Student Association -

March 30, 2017

Rally held outside Joint Ways and Means Committee meeting for tuition and fee freezes -

March 30, 2017

CEPA brings light to student activism at UMass -

March 30, 2017

Eco-Rep Program brings leadership and sustainability to the classroom -

March 30, 2017

Divest UMass proves student activism is alive and well -

March 30, 2017

From textbook prices to clean energy, MASSPIRG fights for many issues -

March 30, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse heads into Colonial Athletic Association play with confidence -

March 30, 2017

UMass track and field set to perform at CCSU Invitational to open spring season -

March 30, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse is riding the hot stick of Hannah Burnett -

March 30, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse rides winning streak into A-10 conference play -

March 30, 2017

‘The Salesman’ is an intense drama that deals with contemporary issues -

March 30, 2017

People’s Market: Independent, cooperative, ‘radical-minded’ -

March 30, 2017

We voted and they endure: Trump’s effect on the global community -

March 30, 2017

Why hasn’t the Equal Rights Amendment been ratified? -

March 30, 2017

Pay for your own round, Mr. President -

March 30, 2017

Report: UMass men’s basketball set to hire Matt McCall as next head coach -

March 29, 2017

Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

Q&A: Khalif Nunnally-Rivera, an advocate for access and affordability for underrepresented students -

March 29, 2017

Plant-Based Nutrition club promotes healthier, sustainable diets on campus -

March 29, 2017

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.

Facebook: A social disease

Isaac Simon discusses the negative aspects of social media and how it hinders our relationships and perceptions of each other.