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The future of the Republican Party

A careful consideration of all possible outcomes in the election to analyze the future of the GOP.

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.

Kasich nomination possibly, but not likely

Bridget Higgins describes Kasich’s possible, but unlikely path to the GOP nomination.

Marco Rubio’s lack of diversity is a problem

Isaac Simon argues against Rubio’s recent claim that the Republican party is the “party of diversity.”

VIDEO: Amherst residents vote in primary election

Amherst residents spoke on who they cast their ballot for on primary day.

Clinton edges Sanders in Mass. primary; Trump wins big

Hillary Clinton was declared the Commonwealth’s winner shortly after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night, while Trump cruised to an easy win.

Amherst voters side with Bernie Sanders, John Kasich in Massachusetts primary

A total of 5,293 Amherst residents voted for Sanders and 220 voted for Kasich

UMass/WBZ poll projects tight race Mass. Primary race between Clinton and Sanders, comfortable win for Trump

Polls open in Massachusetts early Tuesday morning for the 2016 presidential primary.

Storify: Sanders, Trump both record large victories in Granite State

Sanders and Trump both follow poll predictions with wins in New Hampshire, while other candidates turn their focus to South Carolina and Super Tuesday.

UMass Poll results place Sanders, Trump at top going into NH primary

Hillary Clinton trails Bernie Sanders by 14 points, though she is still voted the most qualified candidate among Democratic voters.

Bernie Sanders isn’t a threat to Republican candidates

Pappas argues that even if Bernie Sanders won the Democratic nomination, he poses no threat to his Republican counterparts.

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…

The role of masculinity in school shootings

Alsina Saee-Nazari comments on the popular view of masculinity in America and its perpetuating violence.

Marriage not a quick poverty fix

Jillian Correira explains why the latest GOP “solution” to poverty is flawed.