Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Spying in the name of safety

By Isaac Simon

November 18, 2014

This past Friday, I went with a friend to see “Citizenfour,” a documentary by filmmaker Laura Poitras about former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. It was a compelling film about a problem that is now contagious...

Safe Passage provides services for survivors of domestic violence

By Jaclyn Bryson

October 1, 2014

Sparked by the rising feminist movement and backed by the dedication of volunteers, Necessities/Necesidades first opened its doors in 1977 to spread awareness of domestic violence and lend a helping hand to those who needed it Over...

Sober Shuttle provides students with safe transportation alternative

By Patrick Hoff

March 1, 2013

Each weekend, throngs of University of Massachusetts students go into town to unwind at the bars after a stressful week of classes. To ensure their safe return, the Student Government Association created the “Sober Shuttl...

Homeland Fury

By Rachael Roth

January 30, 2012

In 2002, I took a plane to Amsterdam. This was my first time consciously going through customs. When we came back through John F. Kennedy International Airport, I was asked a series of questions; where did you stay? Who were you traveling with? What was the pur...