Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Letters to Santa

December 10, 2009

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Dear Santa,  It’s safe to say that I have been a great student all semester. I have only missed one class, I pass in all my assignments on time and I have been getting pretty good grades as well! I have not really been going...

Letters to the Editor: December, 10, 2009

December 9, 2009

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Dear Editor, I was deeply offended by a cartoon from Wednesday, Dec. 9.  “Office Doodles,” by Sam Kennedy, depicts an intoxicated Snow White and several dwarves, apparently about to rape her (“Who’s first?”). This...

Letters to the Editor: November 18

November 18, 2009

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Dear Editor, Every day I eat at least one meal in the campus center. If I purchase a meal, drink, maybe a piece of fruit or bag of chips, there is no way to do this without a tray. So, I put things down because I can’t hold...

Letters to the Editor: November 11

November 11, 2009

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(1) Dear Editor, Chancellor Holub and the University of Massachusetts general population, I am a recent graduate from UMass Amherst (class of 2007). Many of my family members have gone to UMass. My father went to UMass,...

Letters to the editor: November 5, 2009

November 4, 2009

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Dear Editor, RE: “Not in my backyard;” Alex Perry, November 1 I would like to start by thanking the powers that be for distributing The Collegian to North Apartments again. I awoke on Monday morning to a text from m...

Letters to the editor: October 29, 2009

October 28, 2009

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(1) Dear Editor: Having read the recent column, “Debunking a convenient myth,” I decided to take the author at his word and do a little debunking of my own. A quick glance at Wikipedia, which provides multiple pages detailing...

Letters to the editor: October 22, 2009

October 21, 2009

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Zombies not looking to impress anyone RE: “Chill out, HvZ players;” Dan Rahrig, October 20 Dear Editor, In response to Dan Rahrig’s piece about Humans vs. Zombies players looking childish, I must say that I am n...

Letters to the editor: October 15, 2009

October 14, 2009

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RE: “The UMass administration is not your mother;” Brian Benson, October 8  Dear Editor, In reference to Brian Benson's editorial last Friday, there are a number of very important corrections to make: 1. The Student...

Letters to the editor

September 30, 2009

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Showing skin can’t hurt career-wise RE: “Scantily-clad interns give working girls a bad name;” Jessica Starling Jones, Sept. 28 Dear Editor, I think the assertion that women who dress scantily are less apt to advance in their ca...

Letters to the editor: September 23, 2009

September 23, 2009

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Full, healthy meals a sign of the times RE: Rumbling stomachs are a sign of the times at the Dining Commons; Sept. 18 Dear Editor, Last Friday, there was an interesting article written by Evan Haddad titled “Rumbling...

Letters to the editor: September 17, 2009

September 16, 2009

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Dear Editor, With The Health Care bill before Congress, are we in a battle of words between two parts of humanity, some who want to follow Abel in his love of God and care for fellowman, and in contrast, some, following Cain...

Letters to the editor: September 10, 2009

September 9, 2009

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New World Theater worthy of funding Dear editor, I am writing out of shock, outrage and disbelief. I have just learned that the University of Massachusetts Amherst has decided to cut New World Theater (NWT) out of its budg...