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Letter: UMass needs to release air quality information for on-campus residences

Letter: UMass needs to release air quality information for on-campus residences

By Letter Contributor February 25, 2021
Letter: UMass should immediately release all air quality information they have so that everyone can make informed decisions about the safety of being in campus spaces.
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Restricting students’ access to virtual learning platforms is predatory and unfair

By Julia Oktay, Collegian Contributor February 24, 2021
Opinion: UMass administration must rethink decision to restrict Moodle and Blackboard access.
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The Biden administration should prioritize student loan forgiveness

By Catherine Hurley, Collegian Columnist February 23, 2021
Opinion: The Biden administration should forgive federal student loans
UMass’ response to rising COVID-19 cases was a disaster that could have been avoided

UMass’ response to rising COVID-19 cases was a disaster that could have been avoided

By Lily Robinson, Collegian Columnist February 23, 2021
Opinion: When UMass coronavirus cases spiked, evidence, feasibility and student advisories went out the window. Instead, administrators slammed down an iron fist.
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Letter: We, the Graduate Employee Organization, have no confidence in our administration

By Letter Contributor February 22, 2021
Letter: We, the Graduate Employee Organization, don’t feel confident in our current administration, writes Dora Tseng.
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America’s role in vaccine skepticism

By Ruya Hazeyen, Collegian Columnist February 22, 2021
Opinion: American government has incited vaccine skepticism in the African American community after decades of abuse, writes Ruya Hazeyen.
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Let UMass students work

By Maxwell Zeff, Assistant Op-Ed Editor February 18, 2021
Opinion: One week after UMass brought back 5,000 students, the University has no right to restrict student’s ability to work, writes Maxwell Zeff.
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Christian nationalism poses a major threat to American democracy

By Benjamin Schnurr, Collegian Columnist February 18, 2021
Opinion: Christian nationalism is antithetical to our ideas of pluralistic democracy and it threatens to ruin our system of government.
Ana Pietrewicz/Daily Collegian

People with disabilities should be prioritized during vaccine distribution

By Srija Nagireddy, Collegian Columnist February 18, 2021
Opinion: Vaccine equity cannot exist without the recognition of the risks COVID-19 brings to people with disabilities. By Srija Nagireddy
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UMass blames students for the outbreak, and students are buying it

By Julia Oktay, Collegian Contributor February 17, 2021
Opinion: Students are quick to blame each other for COVID-19 outbreaks on campus, but it’s time to point the finger at the institution.
Andy Castillo/Daily Collegian

The problem with performative activism

By Olivia dePunte, Collegian Contributor February 17, 2021
Opinion: Social media activism, while important, is not enough alone.
Why Washington, D.C. should become the 51st state

Why Washington, D.C. should become the 51st state

By Jack Howard, Collegian Contributor February 16, 2021
Opinion: Granting the District of Columbia statehood is far overdue
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