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Joseph Kennedy III and Jim McGovern host ‘Your Vote, Your Voice’ talk Monday -

October 25, 2016

Douglas Bolender hosts talk about Vikings settlements in North America -

October 25, 2016

Defensive play will be critical for UMass hockey against No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

UMass hockey faces tough task in traveling to No. 6 Quinnipiac -

October 25, 2016

Notebook: UMass men’s swimming and diving picks up first win of season, tennis ends fall schedule -

October 25, 2016

Why is nobody talking about the jails? -

October 25, 2016

A theory on why drunk people smash things -

October 25, 2016

Vote “No” on local Question 5 -

October 25, 2016

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ is a passable fantasy affair -

October 25, 2016

‘The Get Down’ showcases the birth of hip-hop -

October 25, 2016

The day my friend lit my soul on fire -

October 24, 2016

Police raid 81-year-old’s property to confiscate a single pot plant -

October 24, 2016

Overtime goal lifts Massachusetts’ soccer over VCU -

October 24, 2016

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers lead ‘Search Party’ at UMass -

October 24, 2016

Nobel Prize recipient Amartya Sen gives talk about closing the economic gap -

October 24, 2016

Greek 101 event hosted by Greek Health Advisors -

October 24, 2016

The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU -

October 24, 2016

UMass women’s soccer crushes VCU 3-0 Sunday afternoon -

October 24, 2016

The NFL is too lenient on abusers -

October 24, 2016

UMass field hockey comes away with weekend split in Philadelphia -

October 24, 2016

Pamela Olson gives talk on “Fast Times in Palestine”

(Katherine Mayo/Collegian)

An event by Students for Justice in Palestine on Tuesday night featured Pamela Olson, author of a book about Palestine and the conflicts within it.

Israeli writer Ari Shavit speaks at Integrative Learning Center

(Sam Anderson/Daily Collegian)

The author of “My Promised Land” aimed to facilitate a civil discussion about Israel on campus Wednesday night.

Letter: Resolution affirms human rights

(Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian)

UMass faculty members pen a letter of support for the Graduate Employee Organization

Letter: Proposed resolution stigmatizes Israel

Collegian File Photo

To the Editors: The UMass Graduate Employees Union (United Automobile Workers affiliated) is now currently debating and voting on a resolution as to whether their organization should join the “BDS movement,” a campaign to isolate and stigmatize Israel based on a one-sided and radical perspective on the Middle East conflict. It is disappointing to us as faculty that the University of Massachusetts graduate students are considering this misguided and polarizing action. These resolutions, which blame one side entirely for a complex historical conflict, do not promote peace and dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis. They encourage polarization by stigmatizing any engagement…

Palestinian university students shine light on education struggles in Palestine

(Jessica Picard/ Daily Collegian)

UMass’ Students for Justice in Palestine hosted talk Thursday.

Documentary argues that American public is manipulated to sympathize with Israel in conflict against Palestine

(Daily Collegian Archives)

Israeli government allegedly employs same tactics as propagandists.

Listening with the intent to understand

Tristam Sparks/Flickr)

Learning that others think differently from you is essential.

‘A Borrowed Identity’ focuses on friendship and love, not politics

Courtesy of Strand Releasing

Director Eran Riklis’ new drama uses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a subtle backdrop for an affecting coming-of-age narrative.

Million Student March to be held Thursday

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The event, which organizers hope will spur future student activism, will demand liquidation of student debt, $15 minimum wage and tuition-free higher education.

My reservations about Bernie

Jessica Picard/Daily Collegian

Foreign policy is Sanders’ major shortcoming, and that’s a problem.

University Union’s first debate tackles Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

The new RSO presented multiple perspectives of the Middle Eastern conflict and drew a large audience Tuesday evening.

Former Middle Eastern foes advocate for peace

Combatants for Peace Official Facebook Page

Israelis and Palestinians discuss a resolution for the conflict between their respective countries during a Hampshire College event.

Former Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters to speak in Pioneer Valley

Official Congregation Bnai Israel Facebook Page

Former combatants aim to highlight their desire for a nonviolent end to the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

Palestinian political analyst gives lecture on the ‘BDS Imperative’

Yousef Munayyer, a Palestinian American gives a lecture on why imposing costs on Israel is necessary. (Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Yousef Munayyer encouraged the international community to boycott Israeli businesses, Jewish Israelis to stand in solidarity with Palestinians.

Discussion on Palestine incorporates history as well as recent posters targeting SJP

(Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian)

UMass professors and members of SJP join forces to educate on the nature of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Letter: What’s behind the curtains on Birthright trips?

(Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)

Hannah Friedstein recounts the racial discrimination and racial binaries she experienced during her Birthright trip and offers a critical perspective of the program.

Students for Justice in Palestine aims to spread awareness, not argue

New club Students for Justice in Palestine focuses on educating the UMass community about human rights.

Student rally in support of Gaza

Students gathered outside of the Student Union yesterday to voice their opinions on the on-going Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

To Answer the Unanswerable

In this last installment of his three part series, columnist Roy Ribitzky examines the chances of and his hopes for peace in the Middle East.

The Last Olive Branch?

In the second installment of his three-part series, Collegian columnist Roy Ribitzky traces the modern history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.