Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ted Kennedy’s legacy reached beyond state and party lines

By Matt Kushi September 7, 2009

On August 25, 2009, the United States of America lost a true icon. When the “Lion of the Senate,” Senator Edward Moore Kennedy, departed from this world at the age of 77 after heroically fighting brain...

Cultural Electricity

By Leigh Greaney September 7, 2009

South Africa is an anomaly. To Americans, it’s this foreign land with lions, great white sharks, elephants and harsh segregation between the other beasts – humans – who are put in township shacks...

Argentine culture through the people’s smile

By Mike Fox September 7, 2009

La Rural is pretty much an Argentine national version of a state fair. We walk in, and we’re instantly thrown into a crowd (expectedly, considering today was the last day of it). On each side are...

My London Celebration

By Michael Phillis September 7, 2009

Sometimes you just need to gloat a little. For me, time came this past summer when I was in London. I had wanted to go abroad, and for various reasons, I had to wait till this past summer to make it happen. I...

Live from Israel

By Eli Gottlieb September 7, 2009

I'm sitting and panting in a hard-won seat on a British Airways jet airplane in London's Heathrow airport. My flight from Newark, N.J. got delayed a whole hour by thunderstorms, and so I had to race through...

For UMass politicos, no help from

By Dimitry Shapiro and Dmitriy Shapiro February 4, 2009

It is the natural state of college campuses in a free society to be open to political dissent and demonstration. Our education is enriched by varying views from many spectra. At UMass, we have some of...

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