November 27, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass basketball trounces Northeastern 79-54 -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Students and staff discuss racial and social inequality following Ferguson decision -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

UMass hockey falls to Vermont, 3-1 -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

No indictment for Ferguson cop -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Chancellor addresses campus regarding grand jury decision in death of Michael Brown -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Northern Illinois hangs on against Ohio, Hunt carries Toledo to victory -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

SGA passes 10 motions at meeting Monday night -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Students and UMPD work together during the annual ‘Walk for Light’ -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

‘Conscious Consumer’ talk promotes business sustainability -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

UMass hockey looks to rebound against Vermont following Saturday’s blowout at home -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

UMass women’s soccer’s Sverrisdóttir balances a soccer career between two different countries -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

‘First Demo’ provides a fascinating glimpse of Fugazi in its infancy -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

My mental illness does define me (to an extent) -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

How to master multitasking -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

One Direction hints at newfound sophistication on ‘Four’ -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

TV on the Radio sounds rejuvenated on ‘Seeds’ -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

UMass men’s club soccer fundraises its way to Memphis -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

UMass hockey takes accountability and seeks redemption against Vermont on Tuesday -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Large group of males tries to forcibly enter a Hobart apartment over the weekend -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

UMass forward Zach Coleman excels in increased role against Florida State -

Monday, November 24, 2014

Renowned rabbi discusses the role of religion in American policy

World Economic Forum/Wikimedia Commons

During a talk Tuesday evening, reform Jewish rabbi and advocate David Saperstein spoke about social justice advocacy, separation of church and state and religion as a context for morality.

Eid Al-Adha: Feast of the Sacrifice

Suzanne Hishmeh, member of the Student Muslim Association, gives a brief history of the holiday Eid Al-Adha and the celebration that takes place in its honor.

Religion, abortion and vice presidential politics

Jillian Correira explains why to be wary of a candidate that focuses more on social issues than economic issues in a time dubbed ‘The Great Recession.’

Minding our manners

Columnist Eric Magazu explains the history of old fashioned manners and their significance in our modern lives.

Get G.O.D. out of the G.O.P.

Collegian columnist Hannah Sparks takes a look at religion’s place in the presidential campaign.

Psychology lecturer is also a practicing Wiccan

Pychology professor Laura Wildman-Hanlon speaks about her life as a teacher, mother and practicing Wiccan.

Human religion

Collegian contributor Eric Magazu discusses the more human aspects of religion and Christianity in particular.

Don’t take everything so literally…literally

Collegian columnist Ryan Walsh challenges literal interpretations of religious metaphors, encouraging readers to reexamine the ways in which they understand religious texts.

Letters to the Editor

A Collegian reader expresses his discontent with what he sees as censorship.

The ‘Higher Power’ doesn’t have to be God

Collegian columnist Victoria Knobloch knows that some atheists may feel uncomfortable with the religious aspects of AA, but one can’t argue with their success in helping people into recovery.

Pardon in Pakistan for religious tolerance

Pakistan is predominantly a country of those with Islam faith, but there is a considerable population of those of Christian beliefs. Under the contentious Blasphemy laws, it is unlawful for anyone to speak against the Prophet Mohammad, and a Pakistani woman is facing the death sentence for allegedly doing so. Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton presents the issues and believes Bibi would lose her life over false evidence.