Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students, faculty weigh in on effectiveness of ‘Campus Pulse’

By Anna Jolliffe

April 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

It can be hard for students to keep their thumb on the pulse of a campus as big as the University of Massachusetts, but the University’s official channel of communication, Campus Pulse, aims to do just that. Operated by UMass’ Student A...

Facebook is no more than a phase

By Mike Tudoreanu

October 5, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

The Onion recently ran a satirical piece entitled “Every Potential 2040 President Already Unelectable Due to Facebook.” It was a joke, of course, intended to say that Facebook will change the way we look at the lives of politicians...

Your family’s conspiracy to be involved in your college life

By Jason Brooks

October 2, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m in good standing with my grandfather. I’ve blocked any and all possible means of communication with him. I filter his emails into the spam box. I changed my cellphone number so instead of calling me, he calls a payphone...

Professor speaks about implications of too much online interaction

By Nancy Pierce

December 1, 2011

Filed under Campus News

People across the country use social networks like Facebook and Twitter every day to connect with their friends. But too much online connection with minimal face to face interaction is “dangerous,” cautioned Jarice Han...