Massachusetts Daily Collegian

More than a comicbook’s worth of calamaties

By Andrew Witts

May 4, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

Whew, what a long journey it has been. By journey I mean the epic sequential actions that have resulted in the composition of this fine gesture presenting gratitude, success and exasperation. Though I have only worked at The Massachusetts Daily Colleg...

Taking chances, learning lessons

By Matt Kushi

May 4, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

So it all comes down to this. Here I am, on April 28, writing my final column for The Massachusetts Daily Collegian. Now, while I may have been merely one of many writers for this newspaper, I feel that I owe it to my readership to...

How study abroad shapes UMass experience

By Sara Crossman

May 4, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

It’s been a short four years here at UMass. I will definitely miss the environment here after I leave. I visited several schools before deciding to come here, and I’m glad I made the decision I did. UMass has a unique feel:...

Prepared for journalism’s unpredictable job search

By Lucas Correia

May 4, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

This is a pretty tough job to do, to sum up what I’ve learned in the past four years in just one article. But the best life lesson I learned at UMass is that confidence is key. I won’t lie to you, it wasn’t something I had...

Mail from the future delivers familiar message

By Charlie Felder

May 4, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

Four years ago, I received a strange letter in the mail. The envelope looked like it had taken a beating under the care of the U.S. Postal Service. The material was withered and the stamp in the upper right hand corner had been worn away...

The importance of risk-taking

By Kirsten Swenson

May 4, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

I used to think college would be a lot like an episode of “Felicity.” The late-night soul searches. The 3-a.m., post-party diner runs – and subsequent morning recaps over coffee. Switching your major from pre-med to a...

Senior column: William McGuinness

By William McGuinness

May 2, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

The senior column is a conflict between a graduate’s learned vocabulary and a 750-word limit. Each word is a bit or piece that fights to represent the total college experience. The columns ramble, rumble and feel less stable...

Senior haiku: S.P. Sullivan

By S.P. Sullivan

May 2, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

I worked here too long. These are the last seventeen Syllables you’ll get. S.P. Sullivan was the Collegian’s managing editor. He can be reached at [email protected]

Senior column: Mike Gillmeister

By Mike Gillmeister

May 2, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

I’ve been thinking about how I’ve wanted to start this column ever since I came across Brendan Hall’s senior column at the end of my sophomore year, and I think that my biggest mistake was trying to be memorable. Will...