Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Reminiscing over the past four years

By Katie McKenna

April 2, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

When I hopped out of my parents’ car and moved into a charming dorm room on the third floor of Butterfield, it seemed as if May 2014 were a fictional date in the impossibly far future. Think about the day you moved into college and chances are you can remember yours as well as I remember mine. My...

UMass in love: A Valentine’s Day report


February 16, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed Multimedia, Scrolling Headlines, UVC-TV19, Web-Exclusive

Molly Plaehn asks fellow students some hard hitting questions about Valentine's Day. UVC-TV 19's "Yak Back!" editorial program is now in partnership with The Collegian will publish "Yak Back!" content regularly. Foll...

Aaron Murray leads Georgia in SEC thriller

By Ross Gienieczko

October 1, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Aaron Murray and No .9 Georgia football team stayed alive in the national title hunt, defeating No.6 Louisiana State 44-41 in a pivotal Southeastern Conference matchup on Saturday. Murray led the Bulldogs (3-1, 2-0 SEC) with a...

Controversial collegiate compensation

By Dennis Topakov

October 1, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the past couple of years the argument over paying college athletes has become a more prevalent conversation behind the closed doors of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as well as within sports networks such as ES...

10 tips to get a better night’s sleep

By Elise Martorano

September 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

As college students, we all know that it’s hard to get a great night’s sleep. Between the pressures of school and the desire to spend time with friends, we often go to bed too late, wake up too early and toss and turn in between. Here are a few ways ...

How to choose a roommate

By Emily Merlino

September 23, 2013

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

The semester has just begun, but it’s never too soon to start planning for next year’s housing. Whether you’re moving off campus or into another dorm, picking a roommate is one of the most exciting – and stressful...

Simple but essential college necessities

By Elise Martorano

September 5, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

Whether you’re coming to the University of Massachusetts for the first time as a freshman or returning for the last time as a senior, there are a few simple essentials that can make a world of difference while at school. A chair Having people over to hang out in your room can be a ma...