Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Tobacco-Free UMass: It’s about time

By Ali Strand

March 26, 2013

As many of you know, the UMass Amherst campus will completely ban the use of tobacco starting July 1, 2013.There’s a clear divide as to who the supporters are and those who are against it. As for myself, I have to say that it’s...

Neonuclear: The hottest fashions of the season

By Tom Lynch

March 26, 2013

Nuke bombs: we have ‘em, Israel has ‘em, India and Pakistan have ‘em, and Iran and N. Korea are developing them, or have them already. Iran says they want nuclear power for energy and medical purposes, but they’re not...

A Night of Differences: Brown vs. Warren

By Tanvir Faisal

October 11, 2012

If there are any Massachusetts voters who are not sure of whom to support in this November’s pivotal senatorial election, just point them in the direction of Wednesday night’s debate in Springfield. The sixty-minute long...

A strongly worded letter to NBC

By kate casler

October 1, 2012

Dear NBC, I’ve been quite faithful to you through the years (you are the network that premiered Friends after all). However, you’re beginning to make it hard for me now. This year you’re ending The Office and 30 Rock. To top it...

Coccolithophores: warriors of the sea

By Kayla Silvey

March 11, 2012

I’m pretty sure spring has a touch, and when I woke up one day last week, I found its finger prints in the dust on the window sills. The peace of it all reminded me of a RadioLab podcast that came out this past week. RadioLab is a biweekly WNYC radio sh...

Mind the gender gap during Women’s History Month

By Emma Sandler

March 4, 2012

The month of March is host to many things, including the Ides of March, St. Patrick’s Day, and Daylight Savings. It is also National Women’s History Month. Considering the national controversy over women’s reproduct...

The week in review

By Dan Glaun

February 26, 2012

The University's legal troubles continued this week, as the Collegian covered two developing lawsuits against UMass and its  administrators. UMass student Cullen Roe, expelled prior to his disciplinary hearing due to his actions...