Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The importance of Gen Eds

By Karen Podorefsky

September 5, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The longtime tradition of general education courses designed to shape well-rounded students continues today, allowing students to explore fields they may not be interested in or to simply broaden their knowledge on a subject. According...

An Ode to Gen. Eds.

By Merav Kaufman

February 6, 2012

Filed under Opinion

I first heard the term “Gen. Ed.” at my freshman summer orientation. At the time, all the talk of ALUs and HSGs promptly went over my head. I was too preoccupied trying to figure out the difference between “ambient still”...