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Political discourse heats up at Amherst College -

September 19, 2017

Author Thomas Suarez leads talk on Israel-Palestine conflict -

September 19, 2017

Q&A with DKMS ambassador -

September 19, 2017

SPIRE changes to include more gender and sexual orientation options -

September 19, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer looks for first road win of the season -

September 19, 2017

Top 25 notebook: Mason Rudolph and No. 6 Oklahoma State roll past Pittsburgh -

September 19, 2017

Streaking UMass men’s soccer stares down final non-conference team -

September 19, 2017

Let’s embrace innovation -

September 19, 2017

First response is important, but a long-term response is too -

September 19, 2017

Traveling through a changing life -

September 19, 2017

Community and local goods mix at student farmer’s market -

September 19, 2017

Fifth annual Poetry Festival reading -

September 19, 2017

Peacemaker Najeeba Syeed discusses interfaith cooperation in a time of Islamaphobia -

September 18, 2017

UMass hosts lecture on the meaning of the word ‘genocide’ -

September 18, 2017

Thirty-three arrested, 18 hospitalized during first weekend of semester -

September 18, 2017

UMass women’s soccer stuns Yale on Marra’s late winner -

September 18, 2017

UMass men’s soccer slips past Colgate 1-0 -

September 18, 2017

UMass field hockey wins weekend set over Davidson, UML -

September 18, 2017

Strong second half leads Massachusetts men’s soccer over Colgate -

September 18, 2017

Being promiscuous helps me cope and there’s nothing wrong with that -

September 18, 2017

The media’s obsession with rhetoric

The media should cover actual policies, not just scandals.

The network of Islamophobia and misinformation: fake news and the Holocaust

Christin Howard explores the history of anti-Islamic rhetoric and draws comparisons to the anti-Jewish rhetoric of Nazi Germany.

We don’t have to like our politicians

Evan Gaudette advocates that we should not just choose the politicians that charm us.

Rebecca Hall gives a career-best performance in the insightful ‘Christine’

The biographical drama embraces the complications of reporter Christine Chubbuck’s life, refusing to reduce her to the circumstances surrounding her death.

Mass media silences strikes across the nation

Colleen Dehais discusses how mass media is ignoring the labor movement in today’s news and why that’s a problem.

Don’t let “the one” get in the way of love

Evan Gaudette explores the media’s depiction of true love and how that affects real love.

Why tragedy is good for the media

Becky Wandel explains how the media profits from tragedy

Please don’t call me a ‘Millennial’

Joe Frank explains the derisive connotations behind the label “millenials.”

UMass alumnus speaks on relationship between journalism and public relations

University of Massachusetts alumnus Larry Carpman spoke to a group of students and faculty Monday about the “very thin” line between journalism and public relations.

Congress can’t compromise, and it’s your fault

Francis Schulze discusses the role of partisan media in fracturing American politics.

The martyrdom and glorification of school shooters needs to end

John Zawawi says that school shootings are mutually beneficial for media outlet profits and the glorification of the shooter, which needs to end.

Ebola coverage is misinforming

Julian del Prado discusses problems with media coverage of the Ebola crisis and why we should be better informed.

Why the media doesn’t handle depression well

Kate Leddy addresses the problem with many of the discussions about depression that have followed Robin Williams’ death.

UMass Yak Back!: Episode 121

The strange happenings at the Sochi Olympics and the craze surrounding the smartphone application, Flappy Bird. A special Valentine’s Day roving report and commentary from Molly Plaehn.

UMass Yak Back! now streaming on DailyCollegian.com

Same familiar faces? Check. Same semi-professional/semi-questionable content? Check. NEW place to watch it all happen? CHECK.

Men should reject sexist media

Julian del Prado argues that one way that men can help feminists is by refusing to consume sexist media, and using the power of consumer demand to affect change.

Beware the media circus

Hannah Sparks cautions news watchers to take coverage of well-publicized criminal trials with a grain of salt.

It is easy to tarnish a reputation

Collegian columnist Molly Boushell discusses how easy it is for the media to tarnish someone’s reputation.

Media guilty of crimes in Trayvon Martin case

Collegian columnist Emily Merlino thinks the media coverage of Trayvon Martin’s shooting needs to remove the bias.

PCP: Tweets encourage academic discussion

Collegian columnist Mike Fox was converted to become a Twitter enthusiast after a conference and now he sees it as an academic benefit as well as social.