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Three weeks in, and two UMass fraternities under suspension -

September 23, 2017

UMPD crime alert informs campus of motor vehicle theft near Rudd Field Sept. 17 -

September 22, 2017

‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

A light on somewhere: Reflections on college

Steve Gillard shares the four most important lessons he learned at UMass.

How to stay sane during the long summer

Steven Gillard lists things students can do during the summer to avoid falling into a monotonous routine.

Memories at McCoy Stadium: Magic of McCoy won’t be the same after relocation

Steven Gillard fondly recalls childhood memories of the times he had at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

The dangers of tweeting without thinking

Steve Gillard cautions against tweeting out comments in the moment before thinking them through.

Chris Kyle: An American hero

Steven Gillard defends “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle as a national hero.

‘Cops in Shops’ is a waste of time and energy

Steven Gillard outlines why the “Cops in Shops” program will produce little results in curbing underage drinking and reducing protective custody cases.

You drink, You drive … You lose?

The problem with the crusade against drunk driving.

Man’s best friend

Steve Gillard looks back on the fond memories he spent with Bailey, his childhood companion.

Depression doesn’t define you

Depression is not something to be ashamed of and help is out there, says Steven Gillard.

Tim McGraw comes back strong in ‘Sundown Heaven Town’

The country music singer’s 13th studio album explores the lows of heartbreak and the highs of love.

Don’t stress, work hard, have fun: Tips for freshmen (and future) success

Steven Gillard offers suggestions for how students new to UMass can have a successful and fun campus life.

US and allies must eliminate ISIS

Columnist Steven Gillard argues that the U.S. and international allies must eliminate the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to end a threat to global security.

Lessons from the Marathon bombings

Steven Gillard outlines the number of important lessons learned from the tragic events of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Remember the everyday heroism of first responders

Steven Gillard reminds us to acknowledge the everyday bravery of firefighters, police and military service members.

Gay marriage supported by human rights

Steven Gillard argues that support for gay marriage comes down to support for human rights, regardless of moral opinion or religious doctrine.

Kosilek should not be granted sex change surgery

Steven Gillard debates the constitutionality of the recent court finding in favor of the taxpayer-funded sex change of Michelle, formerly Robert, Kosilek.

Tsarnaev should be executed

Steve Gillard argues for the death penalty for alleged Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

See celebrity scandals for what they are

Steven Gillard advises us to look beyond “the caricatures of the media” and form our own well-informed judgments of celebrity scandals.

Cheer up, moviegoers!

Steven Gillard recounts unpleasant experiences with customers while at work and urges them to be happier.

Honors dorms have their ups and downs

Steven Gillard contests that the Commonwealth Honors College residential area provides beneficial amenities for students but is not without faults.