Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Fall into Fall at UMass

By Kim Giordano

September 18, 2011

Has it sunk in yet? If it hasn’t hit you that we’re really at school yet, I promise you it will soon. My reality check came with the awful realization that my first exam is next week. Next week! Exams? Deadlines? Spa...

Welcome (Back) to Red Sox Nation

By Rachel Tumin

September 6, 2011

This week, I returned to Amherst after having spent last semester abroad, away from the Pioneer Valley, for more than eight months. Somehow in that time, I had forgotten the diehard dedication of all Boston sports fans that—to ...

First Week Survival Guide: Meeting People

By Alissa Mesibov

September 5, 2011

Whether you come to UMass with 99 per cent of your high school class or knowing no one at all, one of the great questions everyone asks is “how will I meet people?” The fear is understandable. Humans are creatures of habit, ...