As UMass continues to dig out from the last several storms, climatologists see a growing trend of large amounts of precipitation over the winter months. Some think it may be the cause of global warming.
A resident of Northampton and UMass student allegedly sent threatening emails to a Florida state representative in response to the representative’s stance on immigration.
Tom Juravich, a professor of labor studies, performed in a music video to address the plight of home care workers in Canada.
A potential student loan crisis looms on the horizon for some students who face a mounting debt burden.
The W.E.B. Dubois library is undergoing renovations which will replace all of its 30-year-old elevators. The library is also adding additional fire safety features.
Collegian columnist Bobby Hitt describes his father’s battle with a variant of Alzheimer’s disease. He advocates raising awareness about the disease and warns of the dramatic affects it will have on millions of American families.
Current University policy mandates that all international students must purchase the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). The sole Malaysian international student at UMass is advocating for her right to waive the SHIP.
Tired of being scared to vote for your favorite third party candidate? Columnist Bobby Hitt explains why instant runoff voting could quell your fears.
Collegian columnist Bobby Hitt describes his harrowing experience in his quest to get a new UCard. He finds there is no policy in place for the UCard to give refunds or discounts for inconvenience.
The gubernatorial race is coming down to the wire. The Green-Rainbow party candidate came to UMass Thursday to plant the seeds for a grassroots upset to claim the top seat at Beacon Hill.
Lt. Gov. Murray seeks to maintain his position on Beacon Hill four more years; he spoke with the Collegian to explain why he should be reelected.
The GOP candidate for lieutenant governor Richard Tisei spoke with the Massachusetts Daily Collegian about his vision for the state and responds to comments made by his opponents Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and Green-Rainbow candidate Rick Purcell.
Candidate for lieutenant governor Rick Purcell sat down with the Collegian for a one-on-one interview. Purcell, Dr. Jill Stein’s running mate, gave his take on jobs, health care and education in Massachusetts.
Last Friday, comedy pundit Stephen Colbert held a telephone conference with student journalists concerning his “March to Keep Fear Alive.” He revealed what he is most afraid of and how he feels about counterpart Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity.”
Running mate of Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, Richard Tisei, spoke at the University of Massachusetts Tuesday in the Cape Cod lounge. He discussed his plans for higher education in Massachusetts.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussed the Obama Administration’s commitment to improving educational accessibility and quality for all Monday in a conference call partially sponsored by MTV with student journalists.
The Board of Selectmen of Amherst decided against flying special commemorative flags in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Amherst. In response, the UMass Democrats and the Republican Club held a memorial service.
University of Massachusetts established an executive position in
Boston in hopes of imaking higher public education a top priority of state officials. Christopher Dunn, a former counsel in the office of the clerk, was chosen for the position.
The performers of “Phallacies: A Masculine Performance” think it takes a real man to express his feelings and wear pink shirts. The performance of students concerned about dispelling myths about traditional male archetypes, held April 20 in the Cape Cod Lounge, sought to challenge the fallacies of traditional concepts of masculinity.
The University of Massachusetts served as host to prominent economist Jayati Ghosh on April 6 in Gordon Hall. Leading a lecture titled “The Impact of Financial Speculation on Commodity Prices in Developing Countries,” Ghosh addressed the economies of developing nations with University faculty and students.