Massachusetts Daily Collegian

21st Century University is worth temporary inconvenience

By Zac Bears

September 21, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

The University of Massachusetts’ Facilities Planning department defines five current major construction projects: The Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex (CHCRC), New Academic Classroom Building (NACB), Life Science Laboratories...

The Cons of the Constant Construction

By Josh Steinberg

September 21, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

The crisp bite of the autumn air nips delicately at my face as I stroll through campus. A deep inhalation fills my lungs with cool, refreshing air. Tinges of orange paint the tips of trees and prepare for their annual takeover....

PCP: Hold your fire

By Billy Rainsford

April 5, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

On the night of Saturday, April 3, 2010, the University of Massachusetts Police Department broke up a fight outside Pierpont dormitory in Southwest, which included the arrest of one Lamont Thomas, a 20-year-old non-student from Springfield. A fight bre...

PCP: Falling hard for Fall

By Chelsea Whitton

October 14, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to view the other side of this week's Point-Counterpoint: "Don't fall for it." The sun is setting a bit earlier these days and soon as students leave classes at 5:15 p.m. it will be dark. But let not the name of the season we...

PCP: Don’t fall for it

By Ross Bernhardt

October 14, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to view the other side of this week's Point-Counterpoint: "Falling hard for fall."    I don’t consider myself to be an expert on judgement. I couldn’t even get the gig to replace Simon Cowell on American Idol (damn you Steven Tyler),...

PCP: Look no further than man’s best friend

By Dave Coffey

October 7, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Is there any creature nobler than man’s best friend?  Dogs have earned that nickname for literally thousands of years.  Many people do not realize that humans have been domesticating Canis lupus familiaris for over 100 centuries.  That is not a typo; dogs and huma...

Tupac reminds us to “Keep Ya Head Up” years later

By Chris Shores

September 16, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here for the other side of Point-Counterpoint: “Throw your hands in the air, if you think you’re a player – or if B.I.G owns hip-hop.” Click here to see what side students took on this week's Campus Perspective...

Throw your hands in the air, if you think you’re a player – or if B.I.G owns hip-hop

By Dan Gigliotti

September 16, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here for the other side of Point-Counterpoint: "Tupac reminds us to “Keep Ya Head Up” years later." Click here to see what side students took on this week's Campus Perspectives. The 1994 album “Ready to Die” was a presa...