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Reflecting over three years as a sports writer -

April 25, 2017

What I’ve learned from UMass and what UMass can learn from me -

April 25, 2017

UMass track and field holds its own in Larry Ellis Invitational -

April 25, 2017

UMass tennis gets two Atlantic 10 victories over weekend -

April 25, 2017

My two years of survival -

April 25, 2017

Amherst man to row from Miami to New York City to help fund John P. Musante Health Center -

April 25, 2017

Brush fires prove problematic for Western Massachusetts communities -

April 25, 2017

UConn, Boston College up next for UMass softball -

April 25, 2017

UMass rowing strong against tough competition -

April 25, 2017

United Airlines: Our perpetual outrage isn’t why people are angry -

April 25, 2017

Senior Columns 2016-2017 -

April 25, 2017

Poets Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley spark deeper dialogue in their performances at Iron Horse Music Hall -

April 25, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Three -

April 24, 2017

Softball sweeps Saint Joseph’s to take over first place in the Atlantic 10 -

April 24, 2017

Report: UMass men’s basketball lands Maryland transfer Jaylen Brantley -

April 24, 2017

UMass baseball takes two out of three in weekend series with La Salle -

April 24, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse can’t keep pace with Hofstra in road loss -

April 24, 2017

Q&A with UMass student app creator -

April 24, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse squeaks past George Mason 18-17 -

April 24, 2017

Events in Turkey today echo patterns of Armenian genocide -

April 24, 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.