Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Dancing your way to being yourself

By Lauren Vincent

April 30, 2012

Filed under Senior Columns

There is one thing in college I am immensely proud of learning. It is not a political theory or a practical marketing skill. It is a dance move. And it is called the shimmy. I discovered sometime back in high school that I...

Visiting prof discusses theory of intersectionality

By Lauren Vincent

April 16, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

To understand the theory of intersectionality, professor Jennifer Nash encourages students to picture a road intersection, with each different “road” being a different type of oppression. For someone standing in the middle...

Invincible youth

By Lauren Vincent

April 10, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I sometimes imagine myself in the future, 20 or so years down the road. I envision myself with a slim and fit body, even though I also imagine myself to have had two or three children by then, and without a wrinkle on my face. I eve...

SGA election candidates take part in debate

By Lauren Vincent

March 8, 2012

Filed under SGA

The majority of chairs were left vacant as the candidates for the Student Government Association elections took the stage for a debate in the Student Union Ballroom last night. Moderated by Political Science professor MJ ...

No more mind games

By Lauren Vincent

February 17, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

According to scientists at University of California at Berkley, mind-reading may not be just a plot point in a Mel Gibson chick flick, but an actual possibility. For those of you worried that the crazy sex fantasies you’re conjuring...

Fear and loathing at UHS

By Lauren Vincent

January 23, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’ve dropped my sickly self off enough times at University Health Services to have acquired a frequent flyer miles card. I know the building's layouts well enough to draw its blueprints, and I've spent more time wasting away...

Experiences with Health Services

By Lauren Vincent

January 22, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’ve dropped my sickly self off enough times at University Health Services to have acquired a frequent flyer miles card. I know the building's layouts well enough to draw its blueprints, and I've spent more time wasting away...

Sports vs. Morals

By Lauren Vincent

November 16, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’ve found a mixed bag of reactions to the firing of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno floating around my Facebook and Twitter feeds in the past week. I have to say I was pretty disappointed in some of the things I’ve...

Don’t be a slut shamer this Halloween

By Lauren Vincent

October 27, 2011

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

I’ve always loved dressing up for Halloween, and I usually get pretty heavily into it. I was abroad last fall, and one of the only inferior things about Europe in relation to the US, in my opinion, is its lack of enthusiasm...

Podcast: The Color of Commentary

By Lauren Vincent

October 23, 2011

Filed under Op/Ed Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

The Color of Gender Emily Felder, Cassie Jeon and Lauren Vincent discuss how gender roles affect the way we perceive color.

Warming up to Warren

By Lauren Vincent

October 19, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The political airwaves have recently been harping mostly on one subject and one subject alone: the GOP Presidential candidates. Since none of this is particularly relevant to my decision making process – I don’t predict that...