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Environmental journalists face challenges under Trump administration -

March 25, 2017

An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

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.

Stephanie Coontz gives lecture on women’s rights

Author, teacher, and feminist speaker Stephanie Coontz gave a lecture on feminism in the 1960s last Thursday night in Mahar auditorium.