Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students gather in Southwest after Obama’s re-election announced

By Alyssa Creamer

November 7, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

About 500 students gathered in the Southwest Residential Area as President Barack Obama’s re-election was called by media outlets nationwide. The gathering began as a tame celebration. However, students’ behaviors and...

UMass researchers studying migratory patterns of bluefin tunas and other fish

By Alyssa Creamer

September 20, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Young Atlantic bluefin tunas may be braving a long journey across the Atlantic Ocean, and University of Massachusetts researchers are part of a three-year study to chart their travels. In late July, researchers at UMass...

UCard system gets a reboot

By Alyssa Creamer

September 7, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Students no longer have to worry about their UCards’ strips wearing down. In 2010, the University of Massachusetts Campus Card (UCard) system began upgrading the campus ID's capabilities to include a "contactless c...

Leaving is weird; not leaving is even weirder

By Alyssa Creamer

May 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Senior Columns

This isn’t an exit. Nor is it an entrance. Mainly out of the kind of confusion conflicting ideas bring about what this column could or should be, I won’t let it be like my usual writing. I will do little to set the scene of my collegi...

CPNAIS presents 5th annual Native Studies Symposium

By Alyssa Creamer

April 23, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts’ Certificate Program in Native American Indian Studies [CPNAIS] held its fifth-annual Native Studies Symposium last Friday, which sought to educate audience members on indigenous peoples’ health and their land sustainability through a series o...

ResLife employee charged with stealing $200,000 from former employer

By Alyssa Creamer

March 9, 2012

Filed under Archives, Campus News, News

The West Hatfield woman who pleaded not guilty last December to charges alleging that she stole approximately $200,000 from a former employer – a figure originally reported in the Daily Hampshire Gazette – currently works...

Vehicle ablaze at entrance to lower garage of Campus Center

By Alyssa Creamer

February 24, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

At approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday night, a vehicle caught fire nearly 200 feet from the entrance to the lower garage of the Campus Center, blocking visitors to the campus center from entering or leaving the lower garage and i...

UMPD officers file suit against department over audio surveillance

By Alyssa Creamer

February 23, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

As University of Massachusetts Police Chief Johnny Whitehead prepares to leave his position at the University by February’s end, a class action lawsuit has been filed against him, the University and the UMPD by officers within...

UPDATED: Lawyer tapped by Roe former clerk of presiding judge

By Alyssa Creamer

February 21, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Cullen Roe, University of Massachusetts student whose hearing to sue the University was recently cancelled, sought legal counsel from Attorney Luke Ryan, a former clerk of Judge Michael Ponsor, who was to preside over the lawsuit. According...

BREAKING: Hearing for Roe lawsuit against University cancelled

By Alyssa Creamer

February 21, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

According to an official from the Federal District Court in Springfield, Mass., Cullen Roe's hearing regarding his suit against the University for his "interim restriction" from the University of Massachusetts has been cancelled. Ro...

Western Mass. ACLU finds University soliciting policy unconstitutional

By Alyssa Creamer

February 12, 2012

Filed under Campus News

Also see: The ACLU's letter to Edward Hull At the request of Student Government Association Attorney General Kyle Howard, the Western Massachusetts chapter of the individual rights organization the American Civil Liberties Union has reviewed the University of Massachusetts’ soliciting p...

Podcast: Molander speaks out about his intentions

By Alyssa Creamer

February 9, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News Podcasts

Also see: Molander's original 'Friends Club' letter |Letter causes stir on campus | Tyler Molander in process of withdrawingCampus Perspective: From Sylvan to Southwest, students discuss Molander | Campus Perspectives: Students r...