Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Father and son are bonding on course

By Jimmy Golen, Associated Press

May 9, 2005

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CONCORD, MA. -- Craig Stadler won an unexpected prize with his victory in the Bank of America Championship: A whole new view of fatherhood. While Stadler was winning the golf tournament at Nashawtuc Country Club last summer,...

Ask the Attorney: What’s the deal with illegal downloading?

By Lisa Kent, SLSO Staff Attorney

May 9, 2005

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Q: I just got an e-mail from OIT saying that I'm downloading music and that the music industry might sue me for it. I can't believe this - I've only downloaded a few songs, and everyone does it. Why is the recording industry picki...

More students seeking high-interest loans to cover tuition

By Jamie Mason, Collegian Correspondent

May 9, 2005

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Hundreds of University of Massachusetts students squeezed by the increased costs of their education are taking on new debt to finance it, often in the form of higher-interest alternative loans, according to the UMass Amherst finan...

Singh wins Wachovia

By Keith Parsons, Associated Press

May 9, 2005

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Sergio Garcia stood transfixed in front of a television set in the media tent, watching Vijay Singh beat Jim Furyk on the fourth extra hole in the Wachovia Championship. Somehow, in a tournament that was his...

The souls of yellow folk – so long now

By Grace Chen, UMass exchange student

May 9, 2005

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I arrived on the UMass campus on Jan. 24 - two days before the start of the spring semester and the day after Northeast had been dumped with over 20 inches of snow. I am from a warm, tropical climate where temperatures have never f...

Tanning still popular among students despite cancer dangers

By Hinlan Wong, Collegian Correspondent

May 9, 2005

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As the sky clears and the semester ends, University of Massachusetts students seem to be aware of the risks of skin cancer, but many are continuing to tan themselves, despite apparently lethal dangers. In turn cases of melanoma,...

Mean girls

By Stacy Kasdin, Collegian columnist

May 9, 2005

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Recently I've been looking a lot at ads for people trying to find housemates. When I (hopefully) get a job I'm going to have to find somewhere to live, and rather than move into my own place and then try to find someone to sh...

William Weld not seeking N.Y. Gubernatorial seat

By Michael Gormley, Associated Press

May 9, 2005

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The same day former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld said he was interested in running for governor of New York, an internal memo issued to partners in his investment firm discounted any such bid. The two-p...

What we fight for

By Yousef Munayyer, Collegian columnist

May 9, 2005

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I began writing for this paper shortly after September 11, 2001. Four years and many columns later, my column comes to an end in the Massachusetts Daily Collegian. Through this time, I have tried to voice my perspective in th...

Roids takes toll on homers

By Ronald Blum, Associated Press

May 9, 2005

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NEW YORK -- In the first year of toughened steroid testing, home runs are down in the major leagues for the first time since 2002. Florida Marlins pitcher Todd Jones doesn't think it's a coincidence. He's convinced there's a co...

Editorial cartoon

May 9, 2005

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Program helps students with substance abuse problems

By Brian Duffey, Collegian Staff

May 9, 2005

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Health Educator Diane Fedorchak, has started a program for students at the University of Massachusetts who are sober or are interested in getting sober. Fresh and Sober is a "work in progress" that began taking shape a year ago. ...