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Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

November 15, 2017

Finding the truth matters

We will never find the real truth if we are only searching for what we want to see.

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.