Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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A free and responsible press serving the UMass community since 1890

Massachusetts Daily Collegian

A free and responsible press serving the UMass community since 1890

Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Despite budget, UMass construction keeps school moving

By Evan Haddad September 10, 2009
At first glance, the wealth of summer construction and renovation at UMass should cause concern with the school with suck fiscal woes. But Evan Haddad says that, with the proper management, the school is creating jobs and helping itself in the long run.

No Such Thing as “Free”

By Ben Rudnick September 10, 2009
After spending some time across the pond, Ben Rudnick had realized that, even though the price tag says it’s free, governmental concepts like universal healthcare rarely come without cost to the individual.

Obama in danger of failing

By Alex Perry September 10, 2009
Alex Perry thinks that President Obama had one big assignment for this term – the economy. So far, Obama has gotten far from straight A’s.

Obama meets expectations

By Ted Rogers September 10, 2009
While the current state of affairs in America may be far from perfect, Ted Rogers thinks that Barack Obama has done pretty well so far in his presidency given the daunting challenges he was given.

Bumming it UMass style

By Nick O'Malley September 9, 2009
Nick O’Malley reflects on the trials and tribulations of Spire’s glitches and the toll they take on the sanity of students.

Getting past that new college smell

By H.C. Wang September 9, 2009
H.C. Wang welcomes back the UMass community by giving some advice to staying sane, on good terms with your roommate and body odor free in a hot lecture hall.

On health care, the GOP’s POV is BS

By Dan Rahrig September 9, 2009
Dan Rahrig warns about jumping the gun on health care reform, and that scare tactics on the part of the GOP are diluting the effort.

Letters to the editor: September 10, 2009

September 9, 2009
Daily Collegian readers respond to columns and other stories.

Potty training 101

By Matthew M. Robare September 8, 2009
The conditions in the bathrooms at UMass are terrible and Mathew M. Robare wants the rest of campus to know that there is no need to leave toilets looking like the swamp monster used them last.

The two F’s of UMass

By Thomas Moore September 8, 2009
Thomas Moore gives some insight to the ins and outs of UMass buildings and dinings to incoming students.

For WBCN, it was time

By Nick Milano September 8, 2009
While many radio listeners in eastern Massachusetts mourn the demise of the long-standing alternative-rock station WBCN, Nick Milano is glad to see the station, which was so commercialized in recent times, be put to an end.

Memoirs of a parking attendant

By Chris Amorosi September 8, 2009
Chris Amorosi’s time as a parking lot attendant during the summer did not go without incident. Who knew a parking garage could be so complicated?
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