Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Serving what purpose?

By Rachel Dougherty

April 4, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The idea behind the University of Massachusetts Community Service Learning Program (CSL) is simple: students get college credit for volunteering in local communities. But how effective are these programs? What does volunteering...

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 29, 2010

September 29, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Hi, my name is Jaron Lewin-Berlin and I’d like to warn people about something that could get them in trouble. I had been assigned court ordered community service hours to complete by May 13th. I finished them...

UMass named to President’s service honor roll

By Sam Butterfield

March 11, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Local News

If you go to the University of Massachusetts and have done community service at any point in the last four years, give yourself a pat on the back: You made the honor roll! Each year since the program’s inception in 2006,...

Giving Relief to Haiti

By Matt Kushi

January 26, 2010

Filed under Columns, Opinion

There is an oft-quoted line from an Ancient Greek poet named Aeschylus who once wrote, “even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until, in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom...