Massachusetts Daily Collegian

‘I did it my way’

By Karen Podorefsky

April 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Scrolling Headlines, Senior Columns

“And now the end is near And so I face the final curtain" I always thought that'll never happen. But four years later, it is, and I’m leaving what has become home. I feel like I’m watching a ticking time bomb until I...

AP course preparation must be up to par

By Karen Podorefsky

February 24, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

The recent vote to ban AP history in Oklahoma got me thinking about the concept of Advanced Placement high school courses in general. Representatives in Oklahoma want to change the curriculum because the recent AP United States...

How to master multitasking

How to master multitasking

November 25, 2014

Do you have a social allergy?

By Karen Podorefsky

November 24, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

We can all be annoying sometimes. Even our friends and loved ones can irritate us. With all good times come bad times. And with all positives come negatives. It’s a part of life, and so is dealing with these circumstances. Many...

How to pack perfectly

How to pack perfectly

November 18, 2014

Finding your perfect match

By Karen Podorefsky

October 28, 2014

Filed under Columns, Headlines, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

People say there are plenty of fish in the sea. But how do you know if you picked the right one? You might be thinking, “There are more than 10,000 members of the gender I am looking for at UMass. How am I single?” But...

Battling arguments

Battling arguments

September 30, 2014

The benefits of connecting to your heritage

By Karen Podorefsky

September 16, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Sometimes it takes a remarkable trip to feel inspired. For me, that journey began with Birthright. My trip to Israel freshman year inspired me to return to Israel time and time again. They say that once you have an amazing experience in an incredible place, you won’t want to go back because t...