Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Color in the Classroom

By Cassie Jeon

December 5, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My classmates and I were discussing how race influences writers and that eventually led to a discussion of privilege. Normally, as a person of color I enjoy talking about these issues but when I happened to be the only Asian American student in a classroom full of white students with the instructor bei...

The 4-year slap in the face

By Nick O'Malley

April 27, 2011

Filed under Columns

(Author’s Note: Dear potential employers. I see you’ve found a column I’ve written just before my graduation. Please don’t think of this as a sample of journalism. Rather, think of it as an open letter to college.) My parents told me I’d like college ...

Good policy awareness

By Yaroslav Mikhaylov

November 28, 2010

Filed under Opinion

  With Thanksgiving in the recent past, University of Massachusetts students are headed back to Amherst for the final stretch of the semester. This is where clear differences between the various brackets of college students...

Study abroad said to benefit students

By Dan Peltier

September 21, 2010

Filed under Archives

If you want to boost your GPA, graduate on time, or improve your knowledge of cultural practices, studying abroad may be the thing for you. According to a new study conducted by the University of Georgia, studying abroad can make a la...

Doing well in the education you’re paying for could yield cash flow.

By Amanda Joinson

September 14, 2010

Filed under Columns

Working for good grades that amount to a GPA close enough to 4.0 is what most students strive for in their four years in college, but motivation sometimes fades when roommates and organizations grab their attention, rather than...

A fix for senioritis

By Nick Milano

February 24, 2010

Filed under Columns

I thought senioritis was a term meant only for high schoolers. After getting into the college of one’s dreams, it becomes much harder to sit through high school classes that no longer have any meaning whatsoever. There may be...