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Environmental journalists face challenges under Trump administration -

March 25, 2017

An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

The ‘demon’ inside Darren Wilson

Officer Darren Wilson’s grand jury testimony, in which he describes Michael Brown as a “demon,” exemplifies socialized racism, and ignoring it won’t stop kids from dying on the street, argues Opinion Editor Zac Bears.

Letter: Freeze and review Fall 2014 meal plan changes

In an open letter to Chancellor Subbaswamy, CHCRC Area Gov. Christopher Earls and Lt. Area Gov. Elena Drews request a freeze of the implementation of changes to meal plans until student leadership can review and improve the proposal.

SGA Judiciary must overturn invalidation of student voice

Collegian Staff Nathan Frontiero argues that the SGA Judiciary must overturn the Elections Commission decision to invalidate the DMC ticket.

Heartbeat

A stranger turned Mary Reines’ life upside down.

Letter: Israel a hub for diversity

Brett Hausler, Fellow for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America at UMass Amherst, provides background on the importance of solidarity among minority groups in Israel.

Front to Back with Nick and Pat

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PODCAST: A look back at the top stories in the Collegian this week, March 2-7, with News Editor Pat Hoff and Sports Editor Nick Canelas. Originally recorded on March 6, 2014.

Front to Back with Nick and Pat

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PODCAST: A look back at the top stories in the Collegian this week, February 24-27, with News Editor Pat Hoff and guest host this week, Assistant Sports Editor Mark Chiarelli. Originally recorded on February 28.

Front to Back with Nick and Pat

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Podcast: A look back at the top stories in the Collegian this week, February 10-13, with News Editor Pat Hoff and Sports Editor Nick Canelas.

The value of a pause

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

Microfinance and the promise of psychometric testing

Makai McClintock examines microfinancing as it operates under a new principle.

The case for immigration reform

Makai McClintock details how passing comprehensive immigration reform would help, not hurt, the U.S. economy.

Olympic boycott not the best solution

Jill Correira thinks the best way for the U.S. to shows its disgust with Russia’s new “anti-gay” laws is to go to the Winter Olympics…and win.

The healthcare tax exemption: Needless, wasteful and growing

Stefan Herlitz bemoans the health care tax exemption for perpetuating private employer-sponsored health care while adding to the federal budget deficit.

Unpaid internships don’t help women get ahead

Hannah Sparks comments on the ill effects of unpaid internships and the posting of “volunteer” positions by Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In Foundation.

UMass’ ‘Lonely Souls’

Brandon Sides explains the work the UMass administration has done to include the university’s “lonely souls” in campus culture.

Liberals: Take the votes you can get

Zac Bears manages to find an upshot to the insanity that is the 113th Congress.

The fallacy of the public good

Rane McDonough argues that the theory of so-called “public goods” may not be as good as once thought.