Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass Yak Back! Talks Professional Snuggling

By UVC-TV19

March 5, 2014

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

A segment from Episode 118, Yakkers discuss the phenomenon of snuggle houses, professional snugglers, and touch therapy! Molly Plaehn makes her directorial debut with host, John Holowitz and commentary from Hailey Wicker,...

Editor’s note: Why we ran a full-page ad on the front cover of today’s Collegian

By Stephen Hewitt

February 26, 2014

Filed under Collegian Editorials, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Dear readers, Today, you may have noticed that the front page of the Collegian features a full-page advertisement instead of our daily’s top news stories. While this might not raise any immediate red flags, we thought we should...

UMass Yak Back!: Episode 119

By UVC-TV19

February 21, 2014

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

Weeeee'reeee back! In the first Yak Back! episode of the semester, panelists discuss the ethical implications of Sugar Daddies and recall memorable historical figures in light of Nelson Mandela's passing. In a special Yeah Du...

UMass in love: A Valentine’s Day report

By UVC-TV19

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 DailyCollegian.com. The Collegian will publish "Yak Back!" content regularly. Foll...

Opinion & Editorial special issue: Higher education

By Editorial Board

April 11, 2013

Filed under Archives, Opinion, Opinion Special Issues, Special Issues

Patrick’s higher education plan a smart move for Massachusetts The Collegian’s view: Governor Deval Patrick’s higher education plan reduces student cost and makes necessary investments in the Commonwealth’s most important res...

Editorial cartoon: Petreaus CIA

By Dan Nott

November 20, 2012

Filed under Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

Check out Dan Nott’s website for more cartoons and illustrations.   Dan Nott/Collegian...

Beating the block

By Emily Felder

September 25, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’ll be honest; I’ve got writer’s block. I’ll spare you the typical writings about the fall season. I’m determined not to write about the leaves, with their “splendiferous shades of foliage glinting in the autumnal setting...

Losing your edge for learning languages

By Karen Podorefsky

September 25, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

How many languages do you know besides English? Let me rephrase that. How many languages do you know well besides English? There is a difference between being completely bilingual versus being able to understand or carry on a basic conv...