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UMass hockey falls flat in 5-0 loss to Northeastern -

January 20, 2018

UMass women’s track and field takes first, men fourth at Joe Donahue Games -

January 20, 2018

Sanzo: UMass’ game vs. St. Louis is a sign of what it is without its grit -

January 20, 2018

UMass men’s basketball gets blown out by Saint Louis, 66-47 -

January 20, 2018

UMass hockey shuts down No. 8 Northeastern with 3-0 win -

January 19, 2018

Matt Murray hands Northeastern its first shutout of the season -

January 19, 2018

Minutewomen stunned by last-second free throw -

January 19, 2018

UMass hockey returns home to battle juggernaut Northeastern squad -

January 18, 2018

Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

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.