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UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 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.