Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The unexplored effects of learning a foreign language

By Stefan Herlitz

November 30, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

According to the United States Census, just over 12 percent of the U.S. population is fluent in Spanish. Spanish is the most-studied language in the U.S. secondary education system, through which nearly everyone has passed...

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...