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Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

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Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

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Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

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UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

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UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

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UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

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UMass baseball gets its long-awaited homecoming Tuesday against Northeastern -

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Have you popped your bubble? -

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The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters -

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Josh Odam spreads succinct messages through Free Negro University clothing line -

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Emmi Beuger’s day off – Interview with Kate Leddy -

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Fourteen random ‘treat yourself’ items for $25 and under -

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Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video -

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Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking -

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Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

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Congressmen McGovern and Ellison discuss progressive politics under Trump administration on Saturday -

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SGA President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Lily Wallace promise to improve assistance to student activists next year -

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Editor’s note: UMass works because they do -

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The UMass club that is un-beelievable -

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Interview with Ghazah Abbasi, Sanctuary Campus Movement organizer -

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Letter to the Editor: Trump’s lobbying ban won’t be enough

Many lobbyists take advantage of loopholes.

Letter: Craig’s Place to fight against fatal budget cuts

To the Editor, Craig’s Place Emergency Shelter sits right on the edge of the University of Massachusetts campus, in the basement of the First Baptist Church. Standing on the front steps of the church, you can see the Southwest Residential Area towers against the horizon, and the Fine Arts Center and W.E.B. Du Bois Library poking through the trees to your right. From 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., the church is filled with Bible study classes, youth groups and community meetings. At 9 p.m., the basement of the church transforms into a homeless shelter. The kitchen staff cooks dinner, while…

Letter to the Editor: Vote Yes on Question 5

Approval of Question 5 would improve Amherst public schools.

Letter: Question 2 about giving 33K kids a choice in education

Marc Kenen, Executive Director of Massachusetts Charter Public School Association, responds to a recent article and argues in favor of Question 2.

Letter: ‘Division’ review is appalling and embarrassing

Casey Tylek writes in a letter that a recent review of Tom Clancy’s ‘The Division’ published in the Daily Collegian was political grandstanding that stereotyped video game players.

Letter to the editor: Engagement in politics necessary for America’s sake

The U.S. would be better off if engagement in politics was encouraged, says Jacob Johnson.

Letter: Thursday marks ‘Tibet Day’ in the Amherst, Northampton areas

March 10 marks the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising.

Letter: Bernie Sanders should clarify his opinion on higher education

Richard Egan writes that Bernie Sanders should use Monday’s rally at the University of Massachusetts to clarify his remarks on higher education as a “right” for all students.

Letter to the Editor: Free higher education is, in fact, feasible

Michael Berner refutes claims made in a prior column that free higher education is not an attainable goal.

Letter to the editor: Students coming together to make demands for more affordable higher education Thursday

At the Million Student March, members of the UMass community will advocate for tuition-free public college, cancellation of student debt and a $15 minimum wage for all campus workers.

Letter to the editor: Student Debt

To the editor: In recent years, the problem of student debt has become a highly prevalent one, with the current average hovering around $30,000 per student. Naturally, this is an issue of major concern to our demographic as college students; student loans impose a long-term burden on our collective economic future as a generation. Despite the fact that not every student will be saddled with an overwhelming mountain of debt, most of us at least know someone who is affected by the issue to a degree. This is the biggest the student debt problem has ever been. That said, this…

Letter: Open source textbooks can combat rising prices

Students argue that rising textbook prices are hindering their academic experience, and the solution should be open source textbooks.

Letter: Appalled at local police’s poor training on domestic violence

An incident on the Haigis Mall this April has one UMass student questioning local police ability to handle potential cases of domestic violence.

Letter: A call for action and cooperation

Students call for Jewish and Palestinian student communities to begin holding dialogues and working cooperatively in rejection of an offensive poster.

Letter: GSS President commends Subbaswamy decision on Iran

Graduate Student Senate President Adina Giannelli writes in support of Chancellor Subbaswamy’s decision to reverse the ban on Iranian nationals from certain graduate programs.

Letter: What’s behind the curtains on Birthright trips?

Hannah Friedstein recounts the racial discrimination and racial binaries she experienced during her Birthright trip and offers a critical perspective of the program.

Letter: A response to ‘There is nothing to debate about global warming’

Lynn Goldfarb responds to the April 17 article “There is nothing to debate about global warming.”

Letter: Get yourself tested at UMass

Diabrina Kozichuk talks about why it’s important to get yourself tested for sexually transmitted diseases and infections.

Letter: Textbooks: A Deterring Cost

Stephanie Chan suggests that universities start using open-source textbooks to cut student costs.

Letters to the Editor: Blarney Blowout

Readers give their opinions on the events of “Blarney Blowout”