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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

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?

Generation Bacon

By Nick O'Malley September 7, 2009
With today’s students having parents who grew up in the 60s, Nick O’Malley thinks that this new generation must try new ways to push the cultural envelope in the face of generations past. The answer: bacon.

Springing the case for free college

By Hannah Nelson September 7, 2009
In the desert of California lies Deep Springs College. Small, little-known, but more importantly, free college. Hannah Nelson wants to know why this is the only one.

Top 10 don’ts to observe this semester

By Lauren Rockoff September 7, 2009
Lauren Rockoff gives 10 pointers to help you have a better semester and bust out of that back-to-school funk.

Ted Kennedy’s legacy reached beyond state and party lines

By Matt Kushi September 7, 2009
With the recent passing of Senator Ted Kennedy, Matt Kushi reflects upon the lifetime of work left by the Massachusetts senator.

Cultural Electricity

By Leigh Greaney September 7, 2009
Before she went to study abroad in South Africa, Leigh Greaney had been told about the “culture shock” that she would experience. What really shook her, though, was not the poverty or hunger, it was the people.

Argentine culture through the people’s smile

By Mike Fox September 7, 2009
At an Argentine fair, Mike Fox experienced a rush of both native culture and foreign globalization. But after seeing the people in action, he saw what truly mattered to the people.
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