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Amazon textbook contract ending in December 2018 -

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UMass field hockey heads into crucial A-10 matchup -

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2017 Hockey Special Issue -

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International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

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Sexual assault reports spike on campus -

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Californian students react to wildfires back home -

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‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

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With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

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Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

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Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

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UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

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UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

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Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

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Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

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Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

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The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

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Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

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Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

Why hasn’t the Equal Rights Amendment been ratified?

It’s been nearly a century since passage of the 19th Amendment. So why has the Equal Rights Amendment still not been ratified?

UMass groups march together for International Women’s Day

Women from 10 different campus organizations spoke as part of the rallyspeak out at International Women’s Day march.

This is what democracy looks like

Tess Halpern recounts her experience at the New York Women’s March, and explains why these protests are so important.

Dear men: Women do not and should not dress for you

Emilia Beuger discusses how sexism still pervades our culture.

PODCAST: Op-Ed team debates abortion

Daily Collegian columnist Karly Dunn explains her transition to pro-choice views in this weeks podcast hosted by William Keve.

Transitioning to pro-choice values in adult life

  Throughout my life, those who have attempted to take charge of the decisions I made have always angered me. Even as a child, I felt I should be the only one in charge of myself. Granted, my parents did a remarkable job raising me to be an independent and confident person, even as the youngest mom and dad picking their daughter up from school. One day, my parents asked me how I felt about abortion. As the young girl I was, I deeply felt that a growing human should never be killed before they had a chance to live….

Women are people, too

Karly Dunn explains how constantly being placed in a sexual context is damaging to women

The true meaning of feminism

Katrina Kervin explains that proclaiming oneself a feminist is not a radical stance; in fact, anyone who supports equality between men and women is one.

Misconceptions about Planned Parenthood funding

Katrina Kervin separates fact from fiction in the Planned Parenthood funding debate.

Women still silenced in struggle for freedom

“Sisters experiences are erased at the expense of the Black male narrative,” writes columnist Josh Odam, and “it’s our responsibility to ensure #BlackLivesMatter does not become gender-exclusive.”

International Women’s Day Special Issue

For International Women’s Day on March 8, the Daily Collegian‘s Op/Ed Staff organized a special issue to discuss women’s rights, feminism and women’s place in global society today. You can pick up a copy of the print edition at on and off-campus locations, and you can check out all of the columns by clicking the links below.

Women’s rights movement still relevant

Maral Margossian argues that the women’s rights movement still has work to do in accomplishing its goals worldwide.

Pro-life and death in Texas

“Using women’s bodies as political battlegrounds is something Texas has gotten [too] good at,” says Hannah Sparks who discusses the latest development in the poor state of women’s reproductive rights in Texas.

Saudi women fight driving ban

Hannah Sparks explains the current de facto ban on female driving in Saudi Arabia and what is being done to fix it.

No parental rights for rapists

Hannah Sparks discusses and condemns the law that potentially allows rapists to obtain visitation or custodial rights of a child conceived during the attack.

Power in Community

Allie Connell stresses how essential community among women is to the feminist movement.

Syria’s Women

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

In the Wrong Decade: Mitt’s Plan for America

Columnist Brian Doherty analyzes Mitt Romney’s position on women’s rights based on a memorable quote from the second presidential debate.

“Miss Representation” screened at Cape Cod Lounge

Students and faculty swarmed into the Cape Cod Lounge on Wednesday to attend a free screening and discussion of Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s documentary, which explores sexism in mass media.

South Dakota violating women’s rights

Collegian columnist Chelsea Whitton believes that in a time where women’s reproductive rights and funding are being, an indisputable violation against womens’ rights has occured in South Dakota.