Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass students should give Sylvan a chance

UMass students should give Sylvan a chance

By Brigid Hern, Collegian Contributor

October 15, 2019

Opinion: The stigma surrounding Sylvan Residential Area is unfair.

UMass needs a first-generation low-income student support center

UMass needs a first-generation low-income student support center

By Timothy Scalona, Collegian Contributor

October 14, 2019

Opinion: “The creation of an FGLI support center would offer students the resources and community to more easily flourish upon admission.”

More students should help train service dogs

More students should help train service dogs

By McKenna Premus, Collegian Contributor

October 14, 2019

Opinion: Fostering a service dog can benefit both the students and dogs involved.

Diet culture has gone too far

Diet culture has gone too far

By Emma Garber, Assistant Op/Ed Editor

October 9, 2019

Opinion: Diet culture shames bodies that do not fit the norm.

Trump’s faux concern about homelessness

Trump’s faux concern about homelessness

By Sarah Almstrom, Collegian Columnist

October 9, 2019

Opinion: Trump is using the homelessness crisis to attack political opponents.

Pay government employees based on performance

Pay government employees based on performance

By Greg Fournier, Collegian Columnist

October 8, 2019

Opinion: A merit-based pay system for government employees would be better for everyone, writes Greg Fournier.

Vaping vs. Opioids: The crisis we forget about

Vaping vs. Opioids: The crisis we forget about

By Nicole Biagioni, Collegian Columnist

October 8, 2019

Opinion: The opioid crisis should be more talked about than the vaping crisis.

Dining alone might pleasantly surprise you

Dining alone might pleasantly surprise you

By Shona McMorrow, Collegian Contributor

October 7, 2019

Opinion: Everyone should give eating meals alone a try — you might actually enjoy it, says Shona McMorrow.

Malaysia’s censorship of ‘Hustlers’ was wrong, and we should care

Malaysia’s censorship of ‘Hustlers’ was wrong, and we should care

By Anna Dao, Collegian Contributor

October 7, 2019

Opinion: By censoring ‘Hustlers’, Malaysia is hurting women in their country, writes Anna Dao.

Gen Eds shouldn’t be required

Gen Eds shouldn’t be required

By Gabby Campos, Collegian Contributor

October 6, 2019

Are general education courses really worth $16,389?

Research Opportunities are out there

Research Opportunities are out there

By Alanna Joachim, Collegian Columnist

October 6, 2019

Research is an excellent way to advance your own academic career, writes Alanna Joachim.

It’s time for co-ed bathrooms

It’s time for co-ed bathrooms

By Makailey Cookis, Collegian Contributor

October 6, 2019

The division of men’s and women’s bathrooms creates inefficiency and exclusion.