Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Getting to the Gym

By Alexandra Graziano

January 30, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Health&Wellness

I wouldn’t even want to count all of the New Year’s resolutions I’ve had go unresolved. There have been all too many in my 21 years, and the list includes: be happier, have more fun, do better in school, try something I’ve...

Colorado professor speaks of deeper meaning of Swedish singer Saga’s music

By Alexandra Graziano

November 20, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Last night, ethnomusicologist and instructor at the University of Colorado Boulder, Benjamin Teitelbaum, spoke about the connections between music and radical white pride in Scandinavian countries during a lecture in Herter Hall. “Music...

UMass SBS hosts inaugural ISSR event

By Alexandra Graziano

October 30, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts College of Social and Behavioral Sciences hosted the inaugural event for the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Friday held in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center. The ISSR...

Fraternities and sororities help the homeless

By Alexandra Graziano

October 22, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

For the past 24 years, the Amherst Friends for the Homeless has run Shelter Sunday, an annual one-day event that raises money for area homeless shelters and food pantries. This year’s event was held yesterday, and participants canvassed across town and solicited donations at ar...

UMPD works to decrease texting and driving

By Alexandra Graziano

October 19, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

As more and more vehicular accidents are attributed to drivers distracted by texting, there is the increasing challenge for police officers to enforce the new texting while driving laws as well as educate drivers about th...

Campus Perspective Video: Laptops in Class

By Alexandra Graziano

October 15, 2012

Filed under Campus Perspectives, Op/Ed Multimedia, Opinion, Web-Exclusive

Are you actually taking notes or updating your Facebook status? UMass students weigh in on whether or not laptops should be allowed during class. ...