January 20, 2009: One of the best days of my life

January 26, 2009

I haven’t even left cloud nine yet. That's where I've been since last Tuesday, when I arrived in DC after a 90-minute metro ride (which should have been only about a 10 minute ride). I was blessed...

Watching history in the making

January 26, 2009

I woke up at ten thirty and leisurely stumbled downstairs, where my mom casually reminded me that in little more than an hour, the first African American President of the United States would be sworn into...

Brian Williams & Tom Brokaw kept me watching

January 23, 2009

By Matt Rocheleau, Collegian Staff When I sat down Tuesday evening to try and write about what I did on Inauguration Day, I couldn't - which is why I waited until now. It wasn't that I had writer's block...

A wake-up call I’ll never forget

January 20, 2009

Normally I would wake for nothing before noon during winter break, but today was different. After scrounging through my pants, which still lay next to my bed, I managed to pull out my cell phone. My...

A tearful rejoicing

January 20, 2009

Watching Obama’s inauguration this morning gave me goosebumps. Not because I was standing in the bitter cold Washington Mall, but because for the second time in my life I was proud to call myself an...

SGA brings it ‘Back to the People’

January 12, 2009

By: Alyssa Creamer Collegian Staff *originally posted Thursday, November 13, 2008   Southwest area government representatives are seeking feedback from Southwest residents to improve future functions. In...

Republican Club holds rally against Radical Student Union

By Nick Bush, Collegian staff and Nick Bush February 24, 2008
The University of Massachusetts Republican Club held a rally on the front steps of the Student Union yesterday, in response to what the club has called a "pornographic" brochure posted outside the Radical Student Union's (RSU) office. The poster, a cartoon intended to promote safe sex, depicts two men engaging in sexual relations in an illustration.
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