Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Perspectives on a summer job in retail

By Elise Martorano

September 24, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

After 19 years of mooching off of my parents, this summer I finally sucked it up and decided to be “self-sufficient.” I got a summer job. I’m not exactly sure what I was expecting – probably something easy and boring,...

Misunderstanding and milkshakes: a summer story

By Michaela Hughes

September 16, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Summer is widely regarded as a magical time of adventure and nostalgia. Over the course of those three sweaty months, many try to explore new places and have deep moments of self-discovery, usually while taking excessively filtered...

Class and coffee

By Emily Felder

September 22, 2011

Filed under Columns

Over the summer of 2009, I worked in the financial district of a city. I wasn’t in a cubicle; I was behind a cash register. Every day I served countless corporate men and women their coffees. They wore suits, I wore an apron. I found it painfully funny that my manag...

Another summer, a new world

By Eli Gottlieb

April 21, 2011

Filed under Columns

“Spring is here, spring is here. Life is skittles, and life is beer. I think the loveliest time of the year is the spring. I do. Don’t you?” These  are Tom Lehrer’s lyrics for, “Poisoning Pigeons in the Park,” and...