Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Who are the real wealth creators?

By Mike Tudoreanu

October 12, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Current United States politics has an obsession with business owners. Republican U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor posted on Twitter last month that Labor Day supposedly celebrates people who “built a business and earned their own success.” This was a shocking disregard for the real meaning of...

How to wear white after Labor Day with confidence

By Alexa Wilansky

September 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

What was once a fashion no-no has been approved by the fashion Gods. Wearing white on labor day? Totally fine. In the 1800’s, white was considered a taboo when summer ended, because white being a “light” color was used to stay cool during the hot summer months. It held true ev...

50 UM students lobby Mass. House for increased funding

By Matthew M. Robare

April 21, 2011

Filed under Campus News

Under gray skies, around 50 University of Massachusetts students traveled to the Massachusetts state house in Boston Wednesday to lobby the House of Representatives for more funding for UMass. The effectiveness of Lobby Day won’t be...

Summer’s endless days have come to a close

By Harrison Searles

September 16, 2010

Filed under Columns

It is a fact of life in college that summer break is never what it once was. In high school and even before that, summer vacation was liberation from what, at least for the most of us, waste dull monotony of 12 years of servitude...