Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Four years before the lectern

By Daniel Stratford

April 30, 2012

Filed under Senior Columns

“Bright college years, with pleasure rife/ The shortest, gladdest years of life/ How swiftly ye are gliding by!/ Oh, why doth time so quickly fly?” These words mark the opening of “Bright College Years,” the alma mater song of Yale University. Despite...

Jordan: A Revolution Averted

By Daniel Stratford

April 9, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

“The very idea of the fabrication of a new government is enough to fill us with disgust and horror. We wished at the period of the Revolution, and now do wish, to derive all we possess as an inheritance from our forefathers.” With these im...

The Most Conservative Game

By Daniel Stratford

March 15, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

“When you play the game of thrones, you either win or you die – there is no middle ground.” So proclaims Queen Cersei Lannister to Lord Eddard Stark in one of the most memorable scenes of the first season of HBO’s acclaimed...

The Measure of a Government

By Daniel Stratford

November 7, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The University of Massachusetts is, at times, not so much a university as a small city. Indeed, UMass – with its 20,000-plus undergraduate students and plethora of graduate students and staff – is oftentimes cited as be...

SGA Voting Guide – Senators

By Collegian News Staff

September 26, 2011

Filed under SGA

Elections will be held Tuesday,  Sept. 27 until Thursday Sept. 29. Students can vote in the Campus Center and online. sent a voluntary questionnaire to candidates. Those who responded are listed below. To...