The Vietnam War and the End of ‘American Exceptionalism’

Sponsored by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program of the Collaborative for Educational Services, Professor Chris Appy examines “American exceptionalism” as a core tenet of national identity, and how the Vietnam War posed fundamental challenges to the faith in America’s actions as a force for good in the world.

Humans versus Zombies

The fictional final battle between Melchior the Unceasing's zombie horde and the remnants of the human resistance.

Each semester, the group MassGames of UMass Amherst throws together an event so large and thought out, that it flings the campus into a fictional zombie apocalypse. This semester, The Communion of the Unceasing has been discovered deep within the woods of Western Massachusetts…

The Million Dollar Arm

As a 25+ year veteran of the sports marketing industries, JB Bernstein ’90 knows what it takes to succeed. Bernstein, the co-founder and president of Access Group of Miami, has represented some of the greatest athletes of all time.

Islamophobia

Racism, Surveillance, and Empire

In response to the events of 9/11, the Bush administration launched a “war on terror” ushering in an era of anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia. However, […]

The Community Journalism Project

It all started on a Wednesday afternoon for me too. September 18th, 2013 if I am not wrong. I was nervous, confused and not ready to go inside an American high school for the first time. How was I going to ‘survive’ amongst these young teenagers?