Massachusetts Daily Collegian

PCP: The Right to Housing: Aspiration and Reality

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

Housing is a right. I say this not as a claim to a natural state of humanity or as an observation of law. The right to housing is an aspirational demand, a strategy for political organizing and a rhetorical tool for combatting the mass evictions facing working and m...

PCP: Somes Rights are Wrong

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 14, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

How can anyone stand modern Americans? We are a bunch of corporate jerks – makers of nothing – with an overwhelming sense of entitlement. You find this entitlement in more places than just where we keep the silver spoons and the adoption agencies for sterile-yuppie p...

Dormitory Doldrums

By Merav Kaufman

October 14, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Upon one’s transition from high school to college, the world seems to over-turn itself: your personal living space is reduced to 100 square feet, cafeteria food becomes a gourmet dining experience and it seems to rain at least three days a week. Most notably, u...

Not enough UMass housing to meet demand

By Katie Landeck

September 5, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Due to a high demand for on-campus housing and large freshmen and transfer classes, University of Massachusetts Residential Life has been forced to create 200 economy triple dorm rooms and has denied 257 transfer students housing,...