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Quick Hits: A few standout performances highlight UMass football’s annual spring game -

April 21, 2017

Northampton cited as city choosing not to comply with ICE -

April 20, 2017

MASSPIRG hosts seminar on hunger and homelessness -

April 20, 2017

University Union hosts debate on Electoral College -

April 20, 2017

Stop fearing World War III -

April 20, 2017

UMass tennis gears up for weekend of Atlantic 10 matches -

April 20, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse to clinch CAA tournament berth with win over No. 10 Hofstra -

April 20, 2017

UMass softball squeaks past Boston College 2-1 Wednesday afternoon -

April 20, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse needs another big game from goalkeeper D.J. Smith against No. 10 Hofstra -

April 20, 2017

‘Your Name’ will defy your expectations -

April 20, 2017

‘Wilson’ is the weird neighbor who is worth a chance -

April 20, 2017

Online shopping may be easy, but retail stores are feeling the effects -

April 20, 2017

Fourth inning propels UMass baseball over Northeastern -

April 19, 2017

Fenway Park a unique change of scenery for UMass baseball -

April 19, 2017

Short-handed UMass baseball pitching staff provides quality work Wednesday in win over Northeastern -

April 19, 2017

DeJon Jarreau, Brison Gresham to transfer from UMass men’s basketball -

April 19, 2017

Panel discusses future of reproductive justice activism -

April 19, 2017

Don’t overlook South Sudan -

April 19, 2017

Students, faculty concerned about UMass Boston budget cuts -

April 19, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall attends court -

April 19, 2017

Marketing should reflect consumer interests

Millennials have the power to change how major corporations handle social justice issues.

To counter and balance: A place for conversation in the opinion pages

Maral Margossian explains the integral role of presenting diverse viewpoints in the op/ed page.

Humanize the other

Maral Margossian urges readers to try and understand each other when tensions run high.

Suicide prevention starts with openness

In light of World Suicide Prevention Day, Opinion Editor Maral Margossian discusses ways we can prevent suicide.

Appreciating the power of literature

Maral Margossian discusses the power of literature to reach all types of people.

Distorted body image in America

Columnist Maral Margossian exposes a flaw in the American view of body image, especially in Hollywood.

Millennials’ votes can make a difference in all elections

Maral Margossian gives a brief explanation into the importance for young people to vote, especially today.

Advertising is all around us, with the help of Big Brother’s data

Maral Margossian warns us of the bombardment of invasive, personalized advertisements that the average person deals with on a daily basis.

Never again, never forget: Remembering the Armenian genocide

Maral Margossian discusses the horrors of the Armenian genocide, and explains why it is vital to remember the atrocity.

Five reasons why Russia won’t start World War III

Maral Margossian gives us five reasons why Putin wouldn’t dare start World War III in Crimea.

International Women’s Day Special Issue

For International Women’s Day on March 8, the Daily Collegian‘s Op/Ed Staff organized a special issue to discuss women’s rights, feminism and women’s place in global society today. You can pick up a copy of the print edition at on and off-campus locations, and you can check out all of the columns by clicking the links below.

Women’s rights movement still relevant

Maral Margossian argues that the women’s rights movement still has work to do in accomplishing its goals worldwide.

NSA reaches its tentacles into space

Maral Margossian condemns the NSA’s recent adoption of the octopus, a historic symbol of institutional overreach, as its logo.

‘Thinspiration’ sites should be regulated

Maral Margossian explores the harmful nature of online “thinspiration” communities and websites, and advocates for their regulation.

The quiet advantages of the introvert

Maral Margossian stresses the importance of allowing introverts the opportunity to flourish in a world where it seems extroverts dominate.

The value of a pause

Maral Margossian illustrates our “lives of quiet desperation” and our resulting need for a calmer schedule.

Millennials aren’t so bad

Maral Margossian dispels the cynicism surrounding Generation Y and offers a more optimistic take of the group.

The worth of the polymath

Specialization discourages us from perceiving each other as complex, multidimensional, human beings and instead creates the illusion that we can achieve a definite understanding of each other simply through our majors or jobs.