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How morality and reason shape 2020’s politics

How morality and reason shape 2020’s politics

By Benjamin Schnurr, Collegian Correspondent

September 10, 2020

Most people would agree, regardless of their political affiliation, that the state of the nation is quite abysmal.

Despite Markey’s victory, Massachusetts progressives shouldn’t celebrate yet

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By Brian Perlman, Collegian Contributor

September 9, 2020

Opinion: Massachusetts Democratic primaries highlighted flaws in the progressive movement.

Standardized tests should not be required

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By Alanna Joachim, Collegian columnist

September 7, 2020

Opinion: Look more closely at students’ applications in a way that shows they are more than just a score or statistic.

유매스가 새롭게 나아가야 할 방향

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By Nat Luftman, Alice Troop and James Cordero, Sarah Selin Kim, and Wooseong Kwon

September 5, 2020

최근 유매스는 더 안전한 캠퍼스 환경을 위해 이번 가을학기 재개 계획을 급히 조정했다. 1,500명도 되지않는 학생들은 난방 조절이 가능하고 통기성이 좋은 캠퍼스 내 기숙사에 살게되며, 주 2회 코로나바이러스 검사를 받게된다. 학...

Standardized test scores shouldn’t influence an application

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By Anna Dao, Collegian Columnist

September 3, 2020

Opinion: “The test-optional policy works so long as the university is truly able to take a holistic review on an application,” writes Anna Dao.

Confronting the racism in college rankings

Confronting the racism in college rankings

By Max Schwartz, Collegian Columnist

September 3, 2020

Opinion: College rankings are perpetuating institutional racism, writes Max Schwartz.

Letter: A new way forward for UMass

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By Letter Contributors

September 3, 2020

Letter: UMass should employ RAs and PMs to remotely support all students.

UMass should not be charging full tuition for online classes

UMass should not be charging full tuition for online classes

By Joseph Ellis, Collegian Contributor

September 2, 2020

Because the quality of online classes is not equivalent to in person classes, UMass should not charge full tuition this semester.

Recognizing one’s own bias as a person of color

Recognizing one’s own bias as a person of color

By Kathryn Karam, Collegian Contributor

September 2, 2020

Just because something is not our own experience does not make it any less real for others.

The myth of mobility: Why college admissions are biased toward the wealthy

The myth of mobility: Why college admissions are biased toward the wealthy

By Srija Nagireddy, Collegian Contributor

August 31, 2020

Opinion: UMass’ decision to suspend the requirement for standardized testing is only the first step in creating fairer college admissions, writes Srija Nagireddy.

Making the best of it

Making the best of it

By Liza Flandreau, Collegian Contributor

August 26, 2020

Opinion: Freshman Liza Flandreau reflects on what this year will mean to her.

Online classes can have an impact on mental health

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By Ana Pietrewicz, Assistant Op/Ed Editor

August 26, 2020

Opinion: Going back to online classes is a major adjustment for students and professors.