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Satire: It’s time for UMass to get rid of some students

By Asha Baron, Assistant Op/Ed Editor October 20, 2022
Satire: The food is sparse, and students should be too, writes Asha Baron.

September Highlights

By Catherine Hurley, Kelly McMahan, and Liam Rue October 19, 2022

This is nothing/unsaid, a new podcast from the Massachusetts Daily Collegian Op/Ed section. For our first episode, we’re highlighting three columns published in September. Check them out: “Tell...

Daily Collegian archives (2009)

Democrats shouldn’t compromise their values for the sake of messaging

By Benjamin Schnurr, Collegian Staff October 19, 2022
“Limiting our notion of politics to a reflexive mirroring of popular opinion to gain votes is only a recipe for cowardice and surrender,” writes Benjamin Schnurr
McKenna Premus / Daily Collegian

Satire: There needs to be more loud, open-mouthed coughing in the lecture hall

By Kelly McMahan, Collegian Satire Columnist October 17, 2022
Opinion: Satire: “Spraying phlegmy pathogens onto one’s classmate is all perfectly considerate, but there are so many reasons why students should increase the frequency and magnitude of their sneezing and wheezing,” writes Kelly McMahan.
Benjamin Z. Tan/ Daily Collegian (2019)

Cooking should not be an off-campus privilege

By Elliot Hajjaj, Collegian Correspondent October 17, 2022
“A community kitchen will unite students and give them a creative and educational outlet, along with easing the load on dining halls.”
Shilpa Sweth/ Daily Collegian (2022)

Hispanic students face learning barriers, and it’s hurting our health care workforce

By Juliette Perez, Collegian Contributor October 13, 2022
“An investment in the educational opportunities available to Hispanic students is an investment in the future of Hispanic generations and the U.S. health care system.”
Alec Zabrecky/ Daily Collegian (2015)

By lowering the drinking age, we can address the real cause of alcohol’s ills

By Liam Rue, Collegian Columnist October 12, 2022
“Rather than try to outlaw 18-year-olds from drinking, we must instead focus on giving them the resources to drink responsibly.”
Jon Asgeirsson/ Daily Collegian (2019)

BeReal isn’t the solution to social media

By Antinoe Kotsopoulos, Collegian Contributor October 12, 2022
“Although BeReal is, in many aspects, better than platforms like Instagram and Facebook, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t question whether we need to be a part of it,” writes Antinoe Kotsopoulos.
Daily Collegian (2010)

UMass renters deserve better from their landlords

By Colby Sutton, Collegian Contributor October 12, 2022
All students living off campus deserve a landlord that will make their college experience better.
McKenna Premus / Daily Collegian

Renaming ‘Columbus Day’ to ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ is performative

By Manas Pandit, Collegian Columnist October 10, 2022
“Renaming contributes nothing to material improvement in the lives of Native American communities,” says Manas Pandit.
McKenna Premus / Daily Collegian

UMass alumni Robert Weiner address issues within American democracy

By Eve Neumann, Collegian Correspondent October 10, 2022
Weiner’s argument centers around the loss of democratic values since the Civil War.
Katherine Mayo / Daily Collegian

Satire: UMass needs to take care of these unpheasant geese

By Asha Baron, Assistant Op/Ed Editor October 10, 2022
Satire: Campus geese have been annoying students, but toucan play at that game.
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