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UMass women’s basketball falls to North Dakota 82-52 -

November 22, 2017

Home-and-home with Quinnipiac up next for UMass hockey -

November 22, 2017

Carl Pierre’s breakout performance helps UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 22, 2017

Pipkins’ double-double leads UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 21, 2017

Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

I’m a millennial conservative. Will the Republican Party leave me behind?

Opinion: The GOP is out of touch with the millennial generation, and it could cost them an election.

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.