Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Distinguished lecture series discusses income pooling

By Katherine Gilligan

March 10, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Sarah Cantillon, the Director of the Equality Studies Graduate Program at University College Dublin School of Social Justice, spoke at the distinguished lecture series on incoming pooling last Thursday. Cantillon’s lecture was...

Campus Etiquette: Move in or get over it

By Ali Strand

April 16, 2013

Filed under Blogs

Picture yourself in one of your larger lectures; you know, the 200-400 person one. Are you always early to that class? Or are there some days when, whether it be your fault or not, you just happen to make it there in the nick...

Illness Etiquette

By Ali Strand

October 2, 2012

Filed under Archives, Blogs

It’s that time of year again. Tissues overflow trashcans, sniffling students harmonize in hallways, and a cough drop shortage ensues. Anywhere and everywhere you go the smell of sickness is potent. There’s no escaping it. Once ...

UMass through the eyes of a transfer

By Taylor Gilmore

September 23, 2012

Filed under Blogs

Have you ever had Déjà vu? That strange feeling where you think that something you’re experiencing has already happened? Well that’s how Ifeel everyday. I just transferred to UMass from a school about 1/8 the size, and despite the 30 credits I accumulated last year, I fe...

Former governor speaks on state of today’s feminist movement

By Micah Levine

September 19, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Former Vermont governor Madeleine Kunin spoke to a full room in Gordon Hall on feminism and family values Tuesday night, beginning with an excerpt from her new book, “The New Feminist Agenda: Defining the Next Revolution for Women, Work and Family,” in which she expressed her frustration with the current position of the feminist movement and where sh...

Lecturer discusses proper use of sex toys

By Sarah Fonder

April 6, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

To sex educator Megan Andelloux, even a trip to Target can yield sex toys. “[Ask yourself,] how can I turn the objects that are located in Target into a sex toy? You can have magical moments in Target,” said Andelloux during her lecture that kicked off the Uni...

Andrew Nestigen discusses “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”

By Chris Shores

February 24, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Lisbeth Salander – the protagonist from Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”  – provides an interesting snapshot of Scandinavian crime fiction, according to visiting lecturer Andrew Nestingen. Sala...

Arts as Intellectualism

By Dave Coffey

November 30, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Last night at the Campus Center auditorium, University of Massachusetts associate professor Nicholas McBride delivered a lecture titled “Body and Soul: Arts and Intellectualism,” wherein he spoke to students about the cultural...