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UMass men’s basketball players react to McCall hire, Kelsey backing out -

March 30, 2017

Matt McCall ‘humbled and extremely honored’ to be the next UMass men’s basketball coach -

March 30, 2017

UMass baseball falls to Boston College in a ‘wasted day’ -

March 30, 2017

Q&A: Jawad Awan, co-president of the Muslim Student Association -

March 30, 2017

Rally held outside Joint Ways and Means Committee meeting for tuition and fee freezes -

March 30, 2017

CEPA brings light to student activism at UMass -

March 30, 2017

Eco-Rep Program brings leadership and sustainability to the classroom -

March 30, 2017

Divest UMass proves student activism is alive and well -

March 30, 2017

From textbook prices to clean energy, MASSPIRG fights for many issues -

March 30, 2017

UMass track and field set to perform at CCSU Invitational to open spring season -

March 30, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse heads into Colonial Athletic Association play with confidence -

March 30, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse is riding the hot stick of Hannah Burnett -

March 30, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse rides winning streak into A-10 conference play -

March 30, 2017

‘The Salesman’ is an intense drama that deals with contemporary issues -

March 30, 2017

People’s Market: Independent, cooperative, ‘radical-minded’ -

March 30, 2017

We voted and they endure: Trump’s effect on the global community -

March 30, 2017

Why hasn’t the Equal Rights Amendment been ratified? -

March 30, 2017

Pay for your own round, Mr. President -

March 30, 2017

Report: UMass men’s basketball set to hire Matt McCall as next head coach -

March 29, 2017

Community talks education, immigrants’ rights, climate change with state senators -

March 29, 2017

We don’t need more unnecessary features

When Facebook and Instagram try to mimic Snapchat’s successful features, it makes their products worse for their users.

Social media is killing political discourse

Social media needs reform in order to return it to its democratic function of connecting and informing people.

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age

We must reconnect with ourselves in a society ruled by technology.

The joy of Snapchat

Evan Gaudette suggests that Snapchat is the right social media tool to let go of all of today’s negativity.

Don’t let hate defeat debate

Alexander Lach discusses how NPR removing its comments section shows how hate spreads through these outlets.

Don’t block or unfriend, learn

Learning to listen to opposing arguments is necessary for our country to unify.

Claire Wardle on the refugee crisis coverage

Wardle describes how social media plays an important role in broadcasting the voices of refugees.

Sick of Snapchat? Here’s your solution

New social media app takes over the digital world

‘Through the Photographer’s Eyes’ exhibit highlights photojournalism in today’s media

The Diana Mara Henry exhibit in the W. E. B. Du Bois Library shows the power and relevance of photography starting in the 1970s.

The Newspaper Industry: What’s Really Dying?

Before you read any further, I understand the irony of this piece given its location is in fact in a newspaper, one that is very much alive. Though newspaper sales are plummeting and have been, newsrooms that previously buzzed with activity have been downsized and as a result, almost completely muted. Perhaps even more vexing, many of our nation’s most famous newspapers are being sold by their owners. This includes the New York Daily News, which in addition to being the fourth most circulated newspaper in the United States, has been up for sale since the spring of 2015. Print…

A year in review: UMass Athletic Director Ryan Bamford reflects on first year in charge

Bamford discussed several topics, including the football program and recent coaching changes he made.

Keep your head up and put down your cellphone

Rachel Walman wants the world to look up from their phones, if only for just a minute.

Keep your political posts off of Facebook

Lucas Coughlin argues that social media posts imploring citizens to vote a certain way in the 2016 election is obnoxious.

From the runway to your wardrobe – how technology is changing New York Fashion Week

An increase in social media use during the semi-annual event forces designers to make their looks available for retail immediately.

“Would you say that to my face?”

Technology may be helpful, but when is it too much?

Mount Holyoke’s ‘No Exit’ gives new twist on existentialism

The play, originally by Sartre 1944, tackles Facebook and the depths of Hell.

#PrayForParis social media support means something

Johnny McCabe defends the outpouring of support for the French on social media, countering claims that gestures made online are often insincere.

Perfect images: Online versions of ourselves can’t give true confidence

Katrina Kervin argues that deriving self-worth from “likes” on social media is dangerous because it prevents us from finding true confidence.

The problem with social media

Columnist Steve Gillard argues against posting excessively to social media in an effort to pretend to be someone you’re not.

Planting the flag: How athletic director Ryan Bamford plans to build the UMass brand

New athletic director Ryan Bamford is focused on spreading the UMass vision across the state of Massachusetts.