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Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking -

March 27, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

March 27, 2017

Congressmen McGovern and Ellison discuss progressive politics under Trump administration on Saturday -

March 27, 2017

SGA President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Lily Wallace promise to improve assistance to student activists next year -

March 27, 2017

Editor’s note: UMass works because they do -

March 27, 2017

The UMass club that is un-beelievable -

March 27, 2017

Interview with Ghazah Abbasi, Sanctuary Campus Movement organizer -

March 27, 2017

Association of Diversity in Sport draws competition in FIFA Tournament -

March 27, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse falls to Brown University in OT thriller -

March 27, 2017

Real Estate finds tranquility, but breaks little new ground on ‘In Mind’ -

March 27, 2017

UMass baseball takes series behind two straight wins over George Washington -

March 27, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Amherst should vote no on education referendum -

March 27, 2017

Make small-scale activism sexy again -

March 27, 2017

Defense holds strong for UMass men’s lacrosse in loss to Brown -

March 27, 2017

Strong second half lifts UMass women’s lacrosse past Marist, 10-7 -

March 27, 2017

Letter to the Editor: UMass alum reflects on his time at the Collegian -

March 27, 2017

Environmental journalists face challenges under Trump administration -

March 25, 2017

An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Understanding semantics on CNN

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

Race of candidates should not affect voter turnout

Anthony Ferranti argues that the ethnicities of political candidates should not dissuade potential voters.

Kasich nomination possibly, but not likely

Bridget Higgins describes Kasich’s possible, but unlikely path to the GOP nomination.

Political protests and personal jabs: Just the tip of the iceberg

Tess Halpern discusses the state of the current election season, which she says has focused on insults and personal jabs between candidates rather than actual political issues.

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…

Climate change should be number one issue in elections

Benjamin Clabault argues that the presidential elections need to focus more on issues of climate change.

Marco Rubio’s lack of diversity is a problem

Isaac Simon argues against Rubio’s recent claim that the Republican party is the “party of diversity.”

Clinton edges Sanders in Mass. primary; Trump wins big

Hillary Clinton was declared the Commonwealth’s winner shortly after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night, while Trump cruised to an easy win.

Amherst voters side with Bernie Sanders, John Kasich in Massachusetts primary

A total of 5,293 Amherst residents voted for Sanders and 220 voted for Kasich

UMass/WBZ poll projects tight race Mass. Primary race between Clinton and Sanders, comfortable win for Trump

Polls open in Massachusetts early Tuesday morning for the 2016 presidential primary.

Why students love Bernie Sanders

Bridget Higgins argues that millennials are interested in Bernie Sanders because he represents their interest in a way that no other candidate does.

UMass Poll results place Sanders, Trump at top going into NH primary

Hillary Clinton trails Bernie Sanders by 14 points, though she is still voted the most qualified candidate among Democratic voters.

Donald Trump’s worst comment yet

Donald Trump’s violent comment reveals the truth about our political atmosphere.

In wake of Paris attacks, US should not ditch compassion

Benjamin Clabault explains why, in the war against ISIS, the U.S. still must maintain compassion for both civilians in ISIS territory, as well as refugees.

UMass Poll shows Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton lead respective parties

The political science department collected 1,224 responses regarding their likely choices in the upcoming primaries.

Defending Syrian refugees

Katrina Kervin argues that politicians shouldn’t be so quick to close doors on refugees around the country.

Bernie Sanders isn’t a threat to Republican candidates

Pappas argues that even if Bernie Sanders won the Democratic nomination, he poses no threat to his Republican counterparts.

Cruz filibusters in vain

Lucas Coughlin discusses the recent anti-Obamacare filibuster by Sen. Ted Cruz.