Massachusetts Daily Collegian

PCP-Live and let live together

By Nick Milano

January 28, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Two years ago, the Boston Zoning Commission, with strong support from the Boston City Council, Mayor’s Office and many college officials, limited the number of college students who could live together off-campus. University...

PCP: Franklin’s the best place to eat on campus

By Matthew M. Robare

November 12, 2009

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Quite frankly, Worcester Dining Commons sucks. Its only redeeming qualities are the Pita Pit and the store, which hardly qualify for our purpose since they’re retail operations and not dining operations. The best dining hall...

PCP: Worcester is worth the trip

By Dave Coffey

November 12, 2009

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

What is there to be said about Worcester? For those dwelling outside of the mini-metropolis we call Southwest, those living in Central, Northeast, North Apartments and Sylvan are left with relatively scant choices. The aforementioned...

PCP: Students deserve the real deal

By Michael Phillis

October 15, 2009

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Online classes are beginning to take a different form at UMass. A hybrid model – a course that takes place mainly online but meets one or twice a month – has started popping up in classes on campus. This movement to the...

PCP: UMass green indeed

By Matt Sullivan

October 1, 2009

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

The September and October editions of Sierra Magazine failed to include the University of Massachusetts, one of the leading research institutions of green economics, on their listing of 135 schools across the nation. To leave...

PCP: UMass an eco-impersonator

By Ashley Lesperance

October 1, 2009

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

“UMass is now a green campus!” You must have seen it, the picture of our shiny new and environmentally friendly central heating plant on the main University of Massachusetts webpage with that text over it. It was there...