Massachusetts Daily Collegian

What Fantasy Football means for women

By Christina Gregg

September 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

“What are you up to?” she says. “Studying,” he types back. “…When’s the draft?” she replies. The summer has ended, making way for the approaching autumn. As a woman, you look forward to apple picking, cider don...

Facebook used heavily in hiring decisions

By Christina Gregg

February 3, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

While Facebook users generally share everything on their profile with friends, sometimes their family and coworkers are put in the “blocked” category, limiting their Facebook stalking to a profile picture and list of favorite...

“New Academic Classroom Building” in the Works

By Christina Gregg

September 29, 2011

Filed under Campus News

It appears that jackhammers, cranes and construction workers are becoming a daily part of campus life at UMass. With signs of development and renovation on nearly every corner on campus, it may not come as a shock that the Department...

UMass professor Manisha Sinha re-examines abolitionists’ role in Civil War

By Christina Gregg

April 27, 2011

Filed under Campus News

In a Distinguished Faculty Lecture yesterday, Manisha Sinha, associate professor of Afro-American Studies, posed the question, “Did the abolitionists cause the Civil War, and if so, was that a bad thing?”  She discussed the often overlooked role that African-Americans ...