Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Our position and Haiti

By Christa Romano

February 3, 2010

Filed under Columns

As I sat in the heated office of the auto shop waiting for the mechanics to finish fixing up my car, a rather large middle-aged woman walked in and started chatting with the man behind the counter. She wasn’t the most refined...

Countries join together to celebrate benefits of international education

By Christa Romano

November 19, 2009

Filed under Campus News

Educational institutions from over 100 different countries joined together this week to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The University of Massachusetts hosted various events in recognition...

PHENOM to hold event describing effects of budget crisis on students

By Christa Romano

November 17, 2009

Filed under Campus News

Students, staff and faculty at the University of Massachusetts will hold a teach-in this Thursday, Nov. 19, to discuss the context of the current budget crisis of public higher education in Massachusetts.   According to a...

UMass hosts second annual Clean Energy Connections conference

By Christa Romano

November 11, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The University of Massachusetts has an extensive history of providing clean energy research and education and is quickly becoming a nationwide leader in green research, advocacy and campus sustainability. On Tuesday, UMass...

Augusta Savage Gallery exhibits “outsider artists”

By Christa Romano

November 9, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The Augusta Savage Gallery located on the University of Massachusetts campus opened an exhibit on Nov 2 with brightly colored abstract paintings titled “Inside the Outside.” The exhibit consisted of some 30 paintings by artists...

Disability rights advocate delivers speech at Mount Holyoke College

By Christa Romano

November 6, 2009

Filed under Five College News

Norman Kunc wants you to know that he is just like everyone else, only he happens to have cerebral palsy. The humor-laden speech that Kunc delivered Wednesday night at Mount Holyoke College titled, “A Life Beyond Compare:...

Norman Kunc to give speech at Mount Holyoke College

By Christa Romano

November 3, 2009

Filed under Five College News

In a speech to be held this week titled “A Life Beyond Compare: Disability, Normalcy and Transformation,” Norman Kunc will discuss the habitual ways that society perceives peoples with disabilities. Kunc (pronounced Koonz) ...

Locals rally on Amherst Common Saturday for International Day of Climate Action

By Christa Romano

October 26, 2009

Filed under Local News

On Saturday, Oct. 24, members of the Amherst community rallied on the Amherst common, as part of an international attempt to send a message to members of the United Nations, calling for serious efforts to reduce global warming....