Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass varsity teams: a source of student debt or school pride?

UMass varsity teams: a source of student debt or school pride?

By Aidan Byrne, Collegian columnist

April 12, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus, Columns, Headlines, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

The marching band is the main attraction, and the football team is more of a lackluster opening act at games.

Spain vs. Catalonia: an issue that is far from over

Spain vs. Catalonia: an issue that is far from over

By Morgan Reppert, Assistant Op/Ed Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Archives, Columns, National, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Opinion: Catalonia’s bid for independence is not a new story, but their secession could mean economic disaster.

Aim to be informed, but stop obsessing over the news cycle

Aim to be informed, but stop obsessing over the news cycle

By Cameron Smith, Collegian Columnist

April 11, 2018


Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion, Student Life

In our news-obsessed world, it’s reasonable to want to disconnect, but we have to be informed in order to be active citizens.

Remembering a person means remembering all of them

Remembering a person means remembering all of them

By Edridge D'Souza, Collegian Columnist

April 11, 2018


Filed under Archives, Columns, Headlines, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines, Student Life

Opinion: An accurate view of history should acknowledge the accomplishments of important figures while also keeping the context of their actions as flawed individuals.

We’re not hysterical for fighting gun violence

We’re not hysterical for fighting gun violence

By Jacob Russian, Collegian columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Jacob Russian argues that students are doing the right thing by advocating for gun control laws, but older generations will never be satisfied by the behavior of youth in politics.

Celebrities shouldn’t be political candidates

Celebrities shouldn’t be political candidates

By Lauren Sointu, Collegian columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Archives, Columns, National, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

After Trump, more celebrities are contemplating entering politics and that isn’t what this country needs.

Academia may be a game — but we are not pawns 

Academia may be a game — but we are not pawns 

By Tessa Oliver, Collegian Contributor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus, Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Students should utilize all the academic resources provided by UMass.

CPE courses should be more affordable

CPE courses should be more affordable

By Sophie Allen, Collegian Columnist

April 9, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus, Columns, Headlines, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Taking the CPE courses not offered during the academic year drains students of their funds.

Let students take food out of dining halls

Let students take food out of dining halls

By Annabelle Tocco, Collegian columnist

April 5, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus, Columns, Headlines, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

The eat-in dining hall policy fosters food waste, binge eating and hurts rather than helps food insecure students.

A terrifying problem for graduates

A terrifying problem for graduates

By Will Katcher, Collegian columnist

April 5, 2018


Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

At $1.2 trillion, student loan debt is the second highest source of debt after mortgages in the country.