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Massachusetts Daily Collegian

A free and responsible press serving the UMass community since 1890

Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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Driving without a destination

By Grace Chai, Collegian Contributor October 3, 2023
Opinion: People should focus more on existing without worrying about missing out on life.
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‘Girl dinner’ is getting weird

By Grace Jungmann, Collegian Contributor October 3, 2023
The trend “girl dinner” is leading us back down the rabbit hole of unnecessarily gendered activities.
Bisexuals are queer too

Bisexuals are queer too

By Olivia (Liv) Cushman, Collegian Columnist October 3, 2023
“There’s no LGBT without the ‘B,’” writes Liv Cushman.
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Massachusetts’ path from transparency to secrecy in 200 years

By Brigid Baleno, Collegian Contributor October 2, 2023
Opinion: “In 1766, the colony was a leader in transparency. Yet in 2023, the Massachusetts State House is a leader in secrecy,” writes Brigid Baleno.
Daily Collegian (2022)

UMass must cut the cord with Raytheon Technologies

By Betty Spinrad, Collegian Contributor October 2, 2023
“It isn’t right that students are often left with no choice but to enter the military-industrial complex, powered by predatory defense contractors like Raytheon and the United States military itself,” writes Betty Spinrad.
Daily Collegian (2011)

Letter: Response: Crisis pregnancy centers and abortion pill reversal

UMass Students for Life and the Boston Center for Pregnancy Choices respond to Grace Fiori’s story on western Massachusetts crisis pregnancy centers.
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Can’t you wait five minutes before packing up?

By Kelly McMahan, Collegian Columnist September 27, 2023
Opinion: “This respect should not be conditional. It should simply be built into the culture of how we treat one another in academic spaces,” writes Kelly McMahan.
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Sports can be a separator rather than an equalizer

By Michael Perrone, Collegian Contributor September 27, 2023
“Here, learning somebody is a Patriots fan or an Eagles fan before anything else inevitably creates negative connotations in my mind,” writes Michael Perrone.
Daily Collegian (2011)

UMass needs better visibility in the outer areas of campus

By Lily Fitzgerald, Collegian Columnist September 27, 2023
The University is risking student safety by having dark zones on outer areas of campus, leaving many students left to walk around in the dark, writes Lily Fitzgerald.
Daily Collegian(2023)

The US News and World Report college ranking system is a scam

By Sruthi Guntupalli, Collegian Contributor September 27, 2023
“The reason U.S. News has become so influential is because colleges have let it,” writes Sruthi Guntupalli.
Daily Collegian (2018)

Food forests are the next step for UMass

By Katie Seda, Collegian Columnist September 26, 2023
Opinion: “Forest gardens can thrive in suburban areas, on city balconies and even in college towns like our own,” by @KatieSeda_.
Daily Collegian (2023)

People need to shut up

By Samuel Cavalheiro, Collegian Contributor September 25, 2023
“The next time you walk into a lecture and find yourself itching to ask the professor why birds fly in an English class, shut up.”
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