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COVID-19 staff at UMass working overtime to support students

By Julia Oktay, Collegian Contributor March 11, 2021
Opinion: COVID-19 staff on campus receive undeserved heat from community members about mitigating the spread of the virus.
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Who are we? A look at our nation’s history from two different lenses

By Greg Fournier, Assistant Op/Ed Editor March 11, 2021
Opinion: Americans should embrace 1776 and reject 1619, writes Greg Fournier
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Stop promoting unpaid internships

By Lily Robinson, Collegian Columnist March 10, 2021

Moving into the second week of March, many students are knee-deep in the search for a summer internship. Like each class that came before, this year’s prospective interns will wade through a substantial...

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Biden’s pragmatic approach to bipartisanship and unity

By Benjamin Schnurr , Collegian Columnist March 9, 2021
Opinion: Biden should govern based on what the people want, not what the Republicans in Congress will allow him to do.
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Dr. Seuss was not ‘cancelled’

By Catherine Hurley, Collegian Columnist March 8, 2021
His estate made the independent decision to stop publishing six of his books. This kind of self-reflection should be encouraged on a personal, corporate and national level.
The Equality Act must be passed by the U.S. Senate

The Equality Act must be passed by the U.S. Senate

By Srija Nagireddy, Collegian Columnist March 4, 2021
Opinion: LGBTQ+ rights are civil rights, and federal legislation must reflect this.
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Counterpoint: Don’t raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour

By Greg Fournier, Assistant Op/Ed Editor March 3, 2021
Opinion: Don’t raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, writes Greg Fournier.
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Point: Congress should vote for a $15 federal minimum wage

By Jeremy Brum, Collegian Contributor March 3, 2021

While it is unlikely that a $15 minimum wage will be passed soon, there are no substantive reasons for avoiding an increase in the minimum wage. Some may point to a recent Congressional Budget Office...

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The Texas Crisis: Neoliberalism’s tipping point

By Ruya Hazeyen, Collegian Contributor March 2, 2021
Opinion: Texas’s power outage demonstrates the folly of privatizing public services.
The Texas freeze shows a desperate need for climate action

The Texas freeze shows a desperate need for climate action

By Luke Halpern, Collegian Contributor March 1, 2021
Opinion: We should blame the government of Texas, not their citizens who are freezing.
As the latest school to surge in COVID-19 cases, UMass is just late to the party

As the latest school to surge in COVID-19 cases, UMass is just late to the party

By Tegan Oliver, Collegian Contributor March 1, 2021
Opinion: UMass was irresponsible in bringing students back after watching COVID-19 cases surge at other state schools last fall.
Commemorating Black History

Commemorating Black History

By The Daily Collegian February 28, 2021
The Collegian invites you to read a living compilation commemorating Black History at the University of Massachusetts, from John H. Bracey's path to UMass, Black Lives Matter, W.E.B. Du Bois, Black student activists, creators and more.
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