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Read between the words

Read between the words

April 28, 2014

Katie Landeck

By Katie Landeck

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Senior Columns

When I first arrived on campus my freshman year, a postcard was waiting for me in my Orchard Hill mailbox. It was from my mother, who has an uncanny skill for getting my mail wherever I may be (recently she has directed my mail...

Come on give us one more spark

By Lauren Vaughn

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Senior Columns

I had this epiphany while I was walking to class the other morning. Suffering from the common senior ailment of exhaustion and nostalgia, I had a moment. I was thinking about graduation when an exceptionally emotional song...

Why I’m moving on

By Dane Feldman

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Senior Columns

I left Amherst in December after finishing my undergraduate career at the University of Massachusetts in three and a half years. I can’t say that finishing early was the plan right along. In fact, attending UMass wasn’...

Remember the sacrifices you’ve made

By Tim Jones

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Senior Columns

When I began applying to college in high school, I was certain of two things. One, that college was going to be a terrifying and difficult road. Two, that I would ultimately fall at the end. Thankfully, I was wrong about the latter, but it came close. It came ver...

I’m Glad I Stayed

By Ashley Berger

April 30, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Senior Columns

Upon entering the University of Massachusetts in the fall of 2009, I had high hopes and standards for myself and goals to accomplish. I was sure I was going to law school. I was sure I was graduating early. And by the end of first semester, I was 100 percent sur...

Working at a Student Business

By Emily Mias

April 30, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Senior Columns

When I got hired at Campus Design and Copy my sophomore year, I thought it would just be a job. I was told to get involved on campus, so that’s what I did – I saw a flier reading “Now Hiring” and jumped on the opportunity. I had no idea where...

The unheard Commencement speech

By Melissa Mahoney

April 30, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Senior Columns

About a month ago I decided I wanted to be the student speaker at Commencement. I sat down at my desk, read through other students’ speeches on Google, looked up the proper form for a speech and attempted to be a little witty. More than anything I labored over how ...

Unchecked Ambition

By Emily Felder

April 30, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Senior Columns

My roommate told me at 3 a.m. that I suffer from “unchecked ambition” – an all-consuming, anxiety-ridden apprehension of the inevitable future, causing one to suffer from residual self-deprecation. It’s like some sort of personality imbalance where I’...

And you may ask yourself: how did I get here

By Allie Connell

April 30, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Senior Columns

When you’re a freshman in college, there is no professor asking you the question: what do you want to get out of your time at this university? But you can be sure that the months approaching your graduation from that institution will be laden with fellow students...

Senior Columns: 2011-12

May 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Senior Columns

(First photo: Seniors; second photo: Editorial Board; third photo: Collegian Staff) Seniors of the 2011-2012 Collegian Staff bid farewell Alyssa Creamer - Editor-in-Chief Lindsey Davis - Managing Editor (dailycollegian.com) Chris Shores - Managing Editor (Newsroom) ...