Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Finding your perfect match

By Karen Podorefsky

October 28, 2014

Filed under Columns, Headlines, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

People say there are plenty of fish in the sea. But how do you know if you picked the right one? You might be thinking, “There are more than 10,000 members of the gender I am looking for at UMass. How am I single?” But...

UMass Yak Back!: Episode 121


March 28, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed Multimedia, Scrolling Headlines, UVC-TV19, Web-Exclusive, Yak Back!

The strange happenings at the Sochi Olympics and the craze surrounding the smartphone application, Flappy Bird. A special Valentine's Day roving report and commentary from Molly Plaehn. UMass Yak Back! now streaming on Da...

UMass in love: A Valentine’s Day report


February 16, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed Multimedia, Scrolling Headlines, UVC-TV19, Web-Exclusive

Molly Plaehn asks fellow students some hard hitting questions about Valentine's Day. UVC-TV 19's "Yak Back!" editorial program is now in partnership with The Collegian will publish "Yak Back!" content regularly. Foll...

Letters to the Valentines

By Arts & Living Staff

February 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

As a part of the love-filled holiday that is Valentine's Day, the Massachusetts Daily Collegian gave you, the readers, a chance to post a 120-character note to your loved one or valentine. Check out the submitted ones below. And...

The do’s and don’ts of Valentine’s Day

By Talia Seavey

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Blogs

Another year has passed and it is Valentine’s Day yet again. Thisis the one holiday everyone is indifferent about at one point or another. When you are in love, you cannot wait to share this day with your significant other....

Looking for love all over the place

By Allie Connell

January 22, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

January marked the beginning of the new calendar year and the new semester, thereby making it the perfect time to come up with a wish list of things that’ll make [Insert Current Year Here] the best year ever. Common resolutions...

Remember to appreciate the holidays for the little things

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

December 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

Christmas has been getting an increasingly bad rap over the years, but this doesn't come as a surprise after examining what the Christmas and holiday season has become. Christmas has been under the reigns of consumerism for quite some time, but it's gotten to the point where it has become more s...

The politics of pure love

By Anna Soldner

September 4, 2012

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

Despite what Catholic high schools’ administrations may wish you to believe, among the student body chastity isn’t always equated with coolness. But when notable Christian chastity apologist Jason Evert spoke to our clas...

Laws and Licks- What to do

February 7, 2011

Filed under Blogs

Dear Sophie, Is it legal to watch porn using the campus internet? If it wasn’t, probably 95% of the students on campus would be under arrest, but I did a little research for you anyway. As far as I can make out, anythi...

On trying new things.

December 8, 2010

Filed under Archives

Dear Sophie, I am a freshman and a virgin. I feel my first sexual experience may not be too far in the future, and while that is exciting, it is also nerve-racking. So many people are experienced that I feel I may not perform...