Meet the Candidates: Fall 2015 SGA Election Voting Guide

Meet the 2015 UMass SGA candidates this voting day.

Letter: Freeze and review Fall 2014 meal plan changes

In an open letter to Chancellor Subbaswamy, CHCRC Area Gov. Christopher Earls and Lt. Area Gov. Elena Drews request a freeze of the implementation of changes to meal plans until student leadership can review and improve the proposal.

UMass CHCRC dorms not exclusive to honors students

Students enjoy non-honors students’ presence.

Student-run survey looks for connection between extracurricular activities, academic performance

Five Commonwealth Honors students conducted a survey to determine if there is any link to a student’s academic performance and their extracurricular activities.

UMass honors dorms aren’t without problems

Students in honors dorms struggle with cell service, thermostat issues and lack of lounges.

More off-campus housing developments proposed on Olympia Drive

The Amherst Planning Board is reviewing a proposal for a 75-unit apartment complex on Olympia Drive.

The CHC Residential Community: New buildings, old values

“These new buildings represent our University’s commitment to ensuring that public higher education in the state of Massachusetts continues to be a source of pride.”

Contemplating the new ComCol complex

Merav Kaufman discusses the social consequences of UMass building the new honors dorms.

The Cons of the Constant Construction

Assistant Op/Ed editor Josh Steinberg questions whether it is necessary for the campus to have nine simultaneous construction sites running and the impact it has on the campus.

Anticipated Outcomes of the New Residential Complex

The addition of the new Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex (CHCRC) was inspired by facilities planners and administration members hoping to emphasize the honors program and to attract better students to the University, improving the school’s overall stature.

New Residential Area Foresees Challenges but Maintains Progress

Despite the rapid progression of the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex, project manager Andy Soles foresees challenges.