Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Stumble to better homework

By Samara Abramson

November 18, 2011

I decided that procrastination is a part of the studying process. Everyone procrastinates, whether he or she wants to admit to it or not, and we all have our own unique ways of doing so. I would guess that the three most comm...

People power

By Cassie Jeon

October 17, 2011

Word of mouth has always been a powerful force in society. Along with increasing access to the Internet and the wide variety of social media, people are more connected than ever. The constant Facebook or Twitter updates help...

Twitter, the social networking superior

By rose mirandi

October 12, 2011

As Mark Zuckerberg constantly updates Facebook, people are screaming for a simpler way of socializing. There is only one answer: Twitter. It’s almost impossible to get annoyed with that girl from high school that won’t shut up about how drunk she got last weekend because she’s a l...

Podcast:The Creep Factor

By Emily Felder

October 11, 2011

Victoria Knobloch and Emily Felder are creeped out by certain male interactions. The Creep Factor

Facebook: A New Way to Procrastinate

By Kim Giordano

October 10, 2011

Have you ever noticed that the night before a major paper or exam, you find yourself continuously going back to Facebook? Walking by the computers in the library, I see student after student checking Facebook, instead of ...

‘Georgia has blood on its hands.’

By Michelle Alcott

September 26, 2011

On Wednesday morning, Sept. 21, I opened my Facebook to find that my friend Tk Karakashian Tunchez wrote “I’m raising a Black boy in a world where Black men are endangered species and state-sanctioned lynchings don’t ev...

By Rachael Roth

September 25, 2011

Every time I send a message into cyberspace, part of my soul dies a little. About a month ago, I posted this on Facebook, to which a friend responded, “Stamps and envelopes just aren’t that expensive.” I wrote three...

Keeping up with Facebook: Recent site updates decoded

By Herb Scribner

September 21, 2011

On Tuesday, when users logged onto Facebook, they weren’t given an entirely new model to look at, but an entirely new experience drawn from other social media outlets. For users unaccustomed to the new model or for those lo...

The Church’s Message

By Chelsea Whitton

April 27, 2011

Recently I officially signed up for Twitter, not that I hadn’t been on it before as I had about five different accounts under pseudo names for no apparent reason. So I got rid of those and signed up with my real name and sta...

‘Color’ me flustered

By Amanda Joinson

April 5, 2011

For years now, social networking websites have been criticized for their lack of privacy and with backlash, comes acceptance. Facebook tells people too much information, which you volunteer, but that is a whole other topic. Twitter is constantly updating followers about what you are doing and where you...

Facebook attempts to end marginal friendships

By Justin Gagnon

February 18, 2011

It seems like your best friend, or that annoying stalker that "Likes" everything you post has been popping up on your Facebook News Feed more than usual lately, doesn't it? Well, it's not because they've been posting more, or that good looking girl from a Gen. Ed. you took two years ago sto...

The unfriendliness of Facebook friends

By Staff

February 16, 2011

What does it mean when someone is your Facebook friend? How many “friends” on Facebook do you have? It has been reported in the New York Times that Facebook users have an average of 130 friends, or 500, 1,000 or even 2,000. H...