January 25, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass plans to fail again with Super Bowl guest policy -

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Special teams play fuels late UMass rally, forces tie -

Saturday, January 24, 2015

BLOG: UMass hires Mark Michaels as special teams coordinator, outside linebackers coach -

Friday, January 23, 2015

Former Tibetan political prisoner overcomes odds in Tibet and the US -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

UMass basketball falls flat in loss to St. Joe’s -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

‘Selma’ resonates with the here and now -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

How to start meditating (because yes, you really should) -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

UMass library falcon dies at age 14 -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

UMass set for weekend series with Merrimack -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

You drink, You drive … You lose? -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Minutewomen ousted by Fordham -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

UMass men’s lacrosse hopes to move past difficult offseason -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Derrick Gordon: ‘We’re not quite on the same page’ -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Coming together for HBO’s “Togetherness” -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

“The Imitation Game” plays into mimicry with an underwhelming narrative about Alan Turing -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The dangers of ‘educate yourself’ -

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Professor of practice: Ambassador Baibourtian teaches with a global touch -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Town Gown Steering Committee makes recommendations to UMass chancellor, town manager -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Limited services available for Continuing Education students -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

UMass aims to carry momentum into St. Joe’s -

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Police turn backs on New York City

(Shooting Brooklyn/Flickr)

Ian Hagerty discusses what the NYPD slowdown shows us about unnecessary arrests and the corruption in the police department.

Body cameras for cops are a no brainer after Ferguson

(Doug Kapustin/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Johnny McCabe argues that on-body cameras for police provide an evidence-based solution to cases with contradictory witness testimony and subjectivity.

UMass police investigating reports of Peeping Tom in John Adams Hall

John Adams tower in Southwest Residential Area. (Jessica Chaiken/Daily Collegian)

Police have received four reports of a white, college-aged male looking at female residents while they have been showering, according to a crime alert Saturday night.

No walking at night: Hannah Graham’s death shows danger all women face on campus

(Alex Proimos/Flickr)

UVA student Hannah Graham, recently found murdered, epitomizes the dangers faced by women on college campuses. Sarah Gamard asks if she will have to spend the rest of her life clutching a bottle of mace.

Racist vandalism prompts emergency meeting to discuss race relations and diversity

(Courtesy of Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Students and faculty speak about weekend incident that occurred in an on-campus residential hall.

Multiple parties at fault in UMass student’s death

(Collegian file photo)

While the community has been quick to place blame, Steven Gillard argues that everyone is at fault and ending the confidential informant program won’t stop Logan’s real killer, heroin.

UMass chancellor suspends use of student confidential informants

(Collegian file photo)

The program will be put on hold until a full review of the University’s confidential informant policy can be completed, according to an email sent out to the campus community Tuesday.

College-aged male reportedly bites student, threatens others outside Fine Arts Center

(Stephen Treat/Daily Collegian)

The incident occurred early Sunday morning, according to a crime alert sent out to the campus community by the UMass Police Department.

More than 500 students gather at Townehouse Apartments over weekend

(Collegian File Photo)

Amherst Police Log: Friday, Sept. 19 to Monday, Sept. 23, 2014.

Suspicious ice cream truck raises alarm at Village Park Offices

(Shaina Mishkin/Collegian File Photo)

Police Log: Friday, Sept. 12- Sunday, Sept. 14.

Weekend filled with alcohol-related violations

(By Shaina Mishkin/Daily Collegian)

Amherst Police Log: Friday, Sept. 5 to Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

#BlackLivesMatter: The irony behind ‘Black-on-Black’ crime

Activists gather in front of the White House to deliver nearly 900,000 signatures calling on the Department of Justice to fully investigate, prosecute, and fire all police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday, Aug. 28 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Josh Odam breaks down the problems that lie behind the phrase “Black-on-Black crime,” which has been in discussions regarding Ferguson.

Police Log: Friday, April 25 – Monday, April 28, 2014

(Stephen Treat/Daily Collegian)

Male punches out window of High Horse LLC before leaving.

Liquor law violations and automobile issues problems this weekend

Police Log: Friday April 4, 2014- Sunday April 6, 2014

Amherst Police occupied with animals this weekend

Police Log Friday March 21- Sunday March 23, 2014

Police keep up with vehicle stops and vandalism over weekend

Shaina Mishkin/Daily Collegian

This week’s Amherst police log was highlighted by vehicle stops and acts of vandalism over a quiet weekend.

UMass sees a decrease in off-campus incidents and repeat offenders

James Jesson/Daily Collegian

An updated report on off-campus student discipline violations shows a decline of 41 total incidents since fall 2012.

Student robbed on North Pleasant Street

Sabrina Amiri/Daily Collegian

A female UMass student was robbed early Sunday morning while walking alone

UMass releases independent review of residence hall security

Stephen Treat/Daily Collegian

The Business Protection Specialists came up with a review of residence hall security at UMass on Wednesday.

Holiday causes slow weekend for Amherst Police

Amherst Police Department Weekend Log, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1

Thievery abounds over weekend

Amherst Police Department Weekend Log Nov. 22 to Nov. 24

Violence interrupts otherwise typical weekend

Amherst Police Department Weekend Log, Nov. 15-17

UMass student stabbed at weekend party, injuries not life threatening

A University of Massachusetts student was stabbed by a fellow party Saturday morning. APD said injuries aren’t life threatening.

Quiet weekend following World Series celebrations

Amherst Police Dept. weekend log, Nov. 1 to Nov. 4

Longmeadow man charged with aggravated rape

After a September assault outside of the Campus Center, Patrick Durocher faces charges of attacking a female UMass student

“Halfway to Blarney Blowout” takes up most of APD’s time

Amherst Police Department Log: Friday Sept. 27 to Monday, Sept. 30

Amherst Police Department Log: Friday, Sept. 20 to Monday, Sept. 23

Robberies increase over weekend.

Police Log, Sept. 9, 2013

Townehouse revelry the highlight of an otherwise ordinary weekend

UMass men’s basketball player arrested Saturday night

UMass sophomore forward Cady Lalanne was arrested Saturday night at the Student Union on charges of assault and battery of a police officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Many motor vehicle violations in Amherst this weekend

The noise complaint calls diminished and motor vehicle violations increased for the Amherst Police Department this weekend.

“Killing Them Softly” receives mixed reviews

From the outside ‘Killing Them Softly’ looks like any other gangster film, but director Andrew Dominik attempted to take a different approach.

APD reports handful of weekend break-ins

Detective David Foster of the Amherst police department expected the handful of break-ins which occurred over the Thanksgiving holiday, saying “it happens every year.”

Break-ins continue with students away

The Amherst Police Department continues to encourage citizens to take the necessary steps to protect their homes and belongings in the wake of a string of break-ins over winter break.

‘Kick-Ass’ takes names

Adapted from the comic book of the same title, “Kick-Ass” is the story of a young man who, fed up with the indifference and apathy that the citizens of his city show towards the crime that runs rampant, decides to create a costumed alter-ego and bring some vigilante justice to the streets of New York. There is one problem, however: the newly-minted super hero Kick-Ass has no powers. He has no radioactive blood, no training, no special equipment and no clue about the realities of the criminal underworld.

East Pleasant St. crash results in OUI arrest

The Amherst Police Department announced Wednesday that an early morning crash at the intersection of Grantwood Dr. and East Pleasant St. had resulted in the second OUI arrest for a 26-year-old Holyoke woman, among other charges.

Four UMass football players suspended following arrest

According to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, four members of the Massachusetts football team were arrested Thursday night for possession a Class B substance (cocaine).