Campus Perspective: Sylvan to Southwest, students discuss Molander

At the time of the letter’s distribution, Tyler Molander was in the process of moving from Sylvan to Southwest. Collegian producer Katie-Rose De Candia went to the residential areas to uncover student perspective on the treatment of the UMass junior.

Podcast: Molander speaks out about his intentions

Collegian Editor-in-Chief Alyssa Creamer, News Editor Katie Landeck and Assistant Editor Dan Glaun sat down with Tyler Molander, the UMass Junior behind a letter seeking people to start a “friend club.”

Riot outside your window

Collegian columnist Kurt Coleman explains why it can be okay to find yourself amidst a riot, and there is nothing wrong with enjoying the activities in a celebratory manner.

Downriot Dangerous

Collegian columnist Emily Merlino speaks out against potential Super Bowl rioting.

I’m not in love with the modern world

Collegian columnist Hannah Sparks confronts us with the ugly truth about utilitarianism and how it very well could be destroying artistic beauty as we know it.

Creative measures bring Permaculture garden to Southwest

The UMass Amherst Permaculture program began work on its second permaculture garden, which is located between Berkshire Dining Commons, the Bank of America ATM, and the Southwest Horseshoe last Friday.

Bash at Southwest beach to take place Saturday

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg will make an attempt at transforming the culture surrounding UMass basketball in the form of the first annual Bash at Southwest Beach this Saturday.

Baby got Berk

Collegian columnist Roy Ribitzky thinks that Baby Berk is causing more nightly disturbances in the Southwest area than the truck is worth.

Welcome to the Butt

Collegian columnist Amanda Dennis challenges Butterfield’s notorious reputation in her experience as an incoming freshman.

Southwest goes wireless

By becoming a wireless residential area over the summer, Southwest causes all residential areas at UMass to become wire-free.

Video: Osama bin Laden’s death prompts Southwest celebratory mob

A video of a student celebration held in Southwest, following the news that Osama bin Laden was dead.

Slideshow: Students celebrate in Southwest following Osama bin Laden’s death

A slideshow of a celebratory mob held late Sunday in Southwest in response to the death of Osama bin Laden.

Students gather in Southwest after Osama bin Laden’s death

University of Massachusetts students descended upon an area situated near the Berkshire Dining Commons in Southwest late last night to mark the news of the death of Osama bin Laden with a large impromptu demonstration.

Get to know Southwest

Southwest is the largest residential area on campus, as well as the most popular. Stephen Canning briefly describes why.

PCBs discovered in Southwest during renovations

Toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were discovered in and around Southwest in caulk and other additives this summer during renovation work.