Massachusetts Daily Collegian

No more hero worship

By Mike Tudoreanu

October 20, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When Steve Jobs died, there was a sudden outpouring of grief and praise. Here and there, some journalists tried to draw attention to the conditions endured by the workers who make Apple products in China, or to Apple’s monopolistic...

Letters to the Editor

By Staff

October 12, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, There seems to be an outpouring of articles mourning the loss of Steve Jobs.  This is in no way offensive, but after the second editorial about him, there really needs to be some perspective.  Obviously the death...

Think differently, live fully

By Nathan Fatal

October 10, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Two weeks ago I came across a sign bearing a question that I had always implicitly loathed: “Where will life take you?” I had never before considered the full implications of the question, but upon doing so I understood why I must never ask, answer or consider it again. The fact that it is widely ...

The nostalgic impacts of an icon

By Isaac Himmelman

October 6, 2011

Filed under Columns

In 1997, I was 6 years old. Bill Clinton was president, we had a budget surplus and all I wanted was a Buzz Lightyear doll complete with working buttons and foldable wings. There was nothing in the world that would have made me...