Media discourse is shifting toward the truth

Political commentary is a staple of American media culture.

Defending free speech

Isaac Simon argues for the freedom of speech, even when the speaker has views and opinions that differ with your own.

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters

Bradley Polumbo argues against a variety of recent UMass protests, claiming that they simply represent the flawed liberal agenda.

Social media is killing political discourse

Social media needs reform in order to return it to its democratic function of connecting and informing people.

Why First Amendment advocates should be wary of the right

The alt-right’s contradictions in regard to free speech point to an uncertain future.

Panelists criticize political correctness at UMass GOP event

A group of speakers hosted by the UMass Republican Club draws both supporters and protesters Monday night at Bowker Auditorium.

UMass GOP to host discussion on political correctness

College Republicans will host a panel discussion featuring Christina Hoff Somers, Milo Yiannopoulos and Steven Crowder at 7 p.m. on April 25 in Bowker Auditorium.

The triggering: We need a productive conversation about political correctness

Tess Halpern argues that despite the glaring biases of the upcoming UMass GOP political correctness event, it’s still important to listen to the arguments of the side some may strongly oppose.

Letter to the Editor: Stifling free speech

People must remain open to hearing other viewpoints.