Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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Strict in-person only class policies suggest a bleak prognosis for students infected with COVID-19

By Julia Oktay, Assistant Op/Ed Editor September 8, 2021
Opinion: UMass must institute a university-wide sick policy for students infected with COVID-19.
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Bring back ZooMass

By Max Schwartz, Assistant Op/Ed Editor September 7, 2021
Opinion:  “If UMass wants to ‘be revolutionary’ it needs to recognize and embrace its strengths as an institution: namely, partying” writes Max Schwartz.
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UMass needs mandatory weekly COVID testing this fall

By Maxwell Zeff, Assistant Op/Ed Editor September 6, 2021
Opinion: “Without frequent community-wide testing, we won’t know if we have a problem until it’s too late,” writes Maxwell Zeff.
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What it’s really like to grow up gay   

By Max Schwartz, Assistant Op/Ed Editor June 30, 2021
Opinion: Pride month is an exciting time, but let’s not forget how we got here.
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Discourse is the best solution for political polarization

By Josh Lewis, Collegian Contributor May 24, 2021
Opinion: Americans must put aside their differences and come together, writes Josh Lewis.
Morgan Reppert
Editor in Chief '20-'21

A letter from the editor

By Morgan Reppert, Editor in Chief May 5, 2021
My first day of college began with you, and my last day of college will end with you.
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Senior Columns 2020-2021

May 5, 2021

Editor in Chief, Morgan Reppert says her final farewell. Sports editor Noah Bortle says his hardest goodbye. "It’s that it’s hard to reflect when I am still living through this moment,"...

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Here’s to state school students

By Will Katcher, Assistant News Editor May 5, 2021

I’d like to make a toast. Bear with me. I came to this school with no expectations. It was not my first choice, but I knew UMass would be fine. It would be average. If any one thing has amazed...

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All I know, is that I don’t know — and I love it 

By Cassie McGrath, News Editor May 5, 2021

For all the magnificent things words have done for me in my life: broke news that held the University accountable, expressed deep gratitude and love, created lifelong friendships and bonds, there are no...

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Our fight goes on

By Timothy Scalona, Collegian Columnist May 5, 2021

When I was 12 years old, I first learned how to say goodbye. Staring up at my sun-bleached home, tears trickled down my cheeks. Behind my blurred vision came flashes of family gatherings at the fire...

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Better late than never

By Emma Ryan, Collegian Contributor May 5, 2021

As a senior in high school, I knew two things about myself: I loved to read and write, and I hated math. Despised it. So, I chose to be an English major. A decision that opened the floodgates for comments...

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The art of reinventing yourself

By Bhavya Pant, Op/Ed Editor May 5, 2021

I was a choir kid in high school. One of those insufferable kinds too, who would break into song in the hallways, unprovoked. But before your resurfacing Glee trauma prompts you to write me off, I have...

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