Massachusetts Daily Collegian

SGA discusses class lengths, EDM concert cancellations at meeting

By Katrina Borofski

October 1, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

As the semester begins, so does student government; the University of Massachusetts Student Government’s 1665th regular meeting was held on Monday, covering topics from length of classes to the recently cancelled electronic dance music concerts. Guest speaker Charles J. DiMare...

The importance of Gen Eds

By Karen Podorefsky

September 5, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The longtime tradition of general education courses designed to shape well-rounded students continues today, allowing students to explore fields they may not be interested in or to simply broaden their knowledge on a subject. According...

Scheduling snags

By Aviva Luttrell

November 19, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

While enrolling in classes for next semester last Thursday, junior Emily Lap ran into a problem that is all too familiar for many University of Massachusetts students. “Before my registration time opened, I planned out my ...

Students get advice on getting into closed classes

By Staff

December 1, 2011

Filed under Campus News

Choosing classes is proving to be a difficult task for some University of Massachusetts students as their desired classes – sometimes prerequisites and general education requirements – are filling up before their appointmen...

The 4-year slap in the face

By Nick O'Malley

April 27, 2011

Filed under Columns

(Author’s Note: Dear potential employers. I see you’ve found a column I’ve written just before my graduation. Please don’t think of this as a sample of journalism. Rather, think of it as an open letter to college.) My parents told me I’d like college ...

Speak up, don’t mumble

By Amanda Joinson

March 2, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The University of Massachusetts boasts that over 90 percent of its faculty holds some of the highest degrees in their field of instruction and that all sounds great when you’re reading it off of a computer screen. But in ...

Free classes, great workouts: nine exercise classes you should be taking

By Kaitlyn Bigica

February 16, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Fitness

Exercise routines can become dull and predictable as we engage in the uniform two-mile treadmill run or 30 minutes on the elliptical. If you’re getting bored of your predictable workout routine, then it’s time to do something about it. Make exercise en...