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Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking

Ventura Perez spoke on American political values and violence manifesting in society.

Black women are victims of police violence too

Elisheva Azarael discusses the lack of coverage of police brutality against women.

LGBTQ+ people face discrimination and violence

Those who do not conform to society’s rules for gender and sexuality are ostracized.

The government needs a downsizing

Evan Gaudette explains how government is too big, but not in the way you’d think.

Two years and 200 cops later: How the University has adopted its policies for Blarney weekend

There are better ways that UMass could handle Blarney.

Obama fails to mention military in long-awaited remarks on extremism

Barack Obama’s failure to mention the military during a speech about countering terrorism renders his plan incomplete.

Gun research a public health priority

Hannah Sparks analyzes gun violence in America as a public safety issue, advocating for change.

Students too often schooled in cynicism

Hannah Sparks criticizes disproportionate school disciplinary policies that range from excessively harsh to terrifyingly lax.

Violence is our plague

Brian Bevilacqua uses ideas from a violence mediation group to propose a solution to the presence of gun violence in America.

Syria’s Women

As conflict in Syria grows, stories of sexual violence and the violation of women’s rights finally surface.

Rising for a just reason

Every year, approximately one billion women fall victim to acts of violence. Allie Connell gives reason as to why she supports the “One Billion Rising” campaign, and why others should too.

Time to end sexual violence

In the first of a three-part series, columnist Roy Ribitzky reflects on the aftermath of the mishandling of a rape case two years ago and the steps taken by students, staff and faculty to address violence and sexism on campus.