At the time of the letter’s distribution, Tyler Molander was in the process of moving from Sylvan to Southwest. Collegian producer Katie-Rose De Candia went to the residential areas to uncover student perspective on the treatment of the UMass junior.
Collegian Editor-in-Chief Alyssa Creamer, News Editor Katie Landeck and Assistant Editor Dan Glaun sat down with Tyler Molander, the UMass Junior behind a letter seeking people to start a “friend club.”
On Sunday, Jan. 29, UMass junior Tyler Molander distributed letters under the doors of dorms in the Southwest and Sylvan residential areas. The Massachusetts Daily Collegian asked students in Southwest for their thoughts on the letter and the reaction that followed.
Tyler Molander, the UMass junior who distributed a typed letter to hundreds of students vying for members to join a “friend club” on Jan. 29, speaks with the Massachusetts Daily Collegian about his academic future.
Dean of Students Enku Gelaye addresses a letter – distributed by UMass junior Tyler Molander on Sunday to several students living on campus – that’s gained attention in recent days.
The Daily Collegian staff responds to the recent events surrounding Tyler Molander and his status as a student.
A controversial letter – distributed by junior Tyler Molander to a large portion of Southwest Residential Area residents asking students to meet him at the Blue Wall café at 6 p.m. last night – shook up the campus, yesterday.