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Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

Towson stonewalls UMass men’s lacrosse in CAA Championship; Minutemen season ends after 9-4 loss -

May 6, 2017

Zach Coleman to join former coach Derek Kellogg at LIU Brooklyn -

May 5, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse advances to CAA finals courtesy of Dan Muller’s heroics -

May 4, 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.