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Worcester, Student Union renovations among subjects of first SGA Senate session -

September 26, 2017

Three thefts in Fine Arts Center over past week -

September 26, 2017

Talk on women’s resistance to Brazilian military dictatorship held at the Old Chapel -

September 26, 2017

Engstrom and MacLean lead UMass cross country at Battle in Beantown -

September 26, 2017

The anti-Semitism of the Suarez talk is not the way to discuss the Israeli-/Palestinian conflict -

September 26, 2017

No, fascists are not the same as those who oppose them -

September 26, 2017

Political factions oppose each other like passionate sports fans -

September 26, 2017

STEM Ambassador’s Program to expand impact on and off campus -

September 26, 2017

Buzz starting to build for UMass hockey -

September 26, 2017

UMass Tennis starts season strong at Brown Invitational -

September 26, 2017

Foo Fighters’ ‘Concrete and Gold’ misses the mark -

September 26, 2017

Emmy’s 2017 Red Carpet fashion recap: who, what, WEAR -

September 26, 2017

We all scream for vegan ice cream -

September 26, 2017

UMass women’s soccer takes complete control in 3-1 win vs. Davidson -

September 25, 2017

Shaughnessy Naughton speaks on STEM professionals in politics -

September 25, 2017

ESPN author and journalist talks sports and mental health at UMass -

September 25, 2017

UMass men’s soccer remains unbeaten at home -

September 25, 2017

Minutewomen split Pennsylvania trip -

September 25, 2017

Kozlowski’s minutes limited for second straight game in loss versus Fordham -

September 25, 2017

Late penalty-kick goal not enough vs. Rams -

September 25, 2017

Health care, DACA headline congressional town hall in Northampton

Congressmen McGovern, Pocan discuss progressive ideals and electability in a Republican-controlled government.

To fight Trump, empathize with his voters

Liberals should reach out to Trump supporters, rather than alienate them, in order to stop the president from a possible re-election.

Understanding semantics on CNN

Isaac Simon dissects the Sanders-Cruz debate on healthcare, analyzing the buzzwords for deeper meaning.

With Perez, Democrats remain in limbo

The party is suffering from a complex that baits politicians into excessive fundraising and spending in an election industry that is hardly designed to win elections.

Is America moving left or right?

Matt Heffler examines public opinion polls and their relation to policy decisions to break down the movement of the American political spectrum.

Secretary of Education pick sparks strong dissent from some UMass faculty

UMass and the nation debate the qualifications of the recently confirmed Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos.

Money machines: unpopular and a waste of time

James Mazarakis argues that the Democrat’s massive fundraising and spending machine is not effective in winning votes.

Why Liberals lose elections

Matt Heffler argues that liberals need to start thinking about all of America in order to win elections.

If you like Bernie Sanders, listen to him

James Mazarakis argues progressive ideals popularized by Bernie Sanders will prevail under a Hillary Clinton presidency.

Donald Trump and the World of “Me”

Isaac Simon explains why Trump’s popularity has grown.

Echo chamber politics: Why you shouldn’t unfriend people for political posts

Sometimes the greatest advice in life comes from places you least expect. “As a scientist, Throckmorton knew that if he were ever to break wind in the echo chamber, he would never hear the end of it.” This was said by 10th-place winner of the Bulwer-Lytton “terrible novel opening lines” contest, which provides a seemingly apt metaphor for the current reality of politics on Facebook. Especially in the heart of election season, most of us have probably heard some variation of the refrain, “If you don’t exactly agree with me on this issue, then unfriend me right now.” At its…

Dear Senators, do your job

The Republican Senate won’t do its job in the name of partisanship.

Remembering a great Justice

Isaac Simon remembers the late Justice Scalia and argues that he represented a model justice.

The polarization of American politics needs to change

Joe Frank discusses possible remedies for the our stagnant, polarized political climate

Mitt Romney would be Republicans’ best hope in 2016

Owen Wiggins argues that Mitt Romney should be running for president for the upcoming 2016 elections.

Why I’m not voting for Bernie Sanders

Isaac Simon discusses the problems associated with Sanders’ candidacy, and why he has no shot in winning the Democratic nomination over Hillary Clinton.

First world nations aren’t so left wing

Nicholas Pappas argues that first world nations are not as left wing as many politicians like to emphasize.

Donald Trump’s immoral America

Benjamin Clabault writes that Donald Trump will almost certainly not be president, and his supporters represent “the most reprehensible elements of American political and social thought.

Krauthammer critiques Obama doctrine

The prominent conservative columnist and author dismissed Obama’s foreign and domestic policy.

A winning agenda for 2016 Democrats

Support for new small businesses will encourage innovation and fight inequality, and help Democrats win in 2016, writes Zac Bears.