Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass deserves better

By Dan Glaun

April 30, 2012

Filed under Senior Columns

This is supposed to be my senior column. I should be in full-on reminiscence mode, waxing nostalgic about the University of Massachusetts, the Collegian, the experiences I’ve had over the last four years in Amherst. I am...

UMass budget distributed in numerous directions

By Dan Glaun

April 26, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The metal support structures of the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex that will overlook Garber Field are not just the beginning of new dormitories; they are the result of millions of dollars borrowed and spe...

STPEC to add requirement, change leadership

By Dan Glaun

April 5, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Founded by an anarchist philosophy professor and centered around the study and critique of society, the Social Thought and Political Economy program at the University of Massachusetts is well acquainted with radical social change. The tra...

PTSD not solely a battlefield issue for college students

By Dan Glaun

March 26, 2012

Filed under News

The image is iconic, made widely recognizable by decades of films, television and photography. The veteran, in a military hospital or on the streets, casting the 1,000-yard-stare typified by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post...

Brown, Warren raise big money in Mass. Senate race

By Dan Glaun

March 9, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

While the Massachusetts Republican primary was a landslide victory for former Gov. Mitt Romney, another race is heating up and leading thousands of Bay Staters to vote early with their pocketbooks. Ted Kennedy’s former sen...

UHS review committee examines alternatives to service cuts

By Dan Glaun

March 6, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

University Health Services may avoid some of the planned cuts to its services if a proposal currently being debated by a committee of administrators, student government representatives and UHS physicians is adopted by Chancellor Robert Holub. Last semester, University administrator...

The week in review

By Dan Glaun

February 26, 2012

Filed under Blogs, News Blogs

The University's legal troubles continued this week, as the Collegian covered two developing lawsuits against UMass and its  administrators. UMass student Cullen Roe, expelled prior to his disciplinary hearing due to his actions...

Expelled student sues UMass

By Dan Glaun

February 21, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Editor's note: This article originally stated that Cullen Roe was interviewed by CBS 3. It has been corrected to indicate that the quote in question is from court documents.   The consequences of Super Bowl Sun...

The week in review

By Dan Glaun

February 16, 2012

Filed under Blogs, News Blogs

This week the  ACLU, after a request by the Student Government Association, sent a letter to Residence Director Edward Hull challenging the constitutionality of the University’s residence hall solicitation policy. The policy ...

UMass alum starts PAC

By Dan Glaun

February 8, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

For Jeromie Whalen, grassroots politics is a high-tech business. The University of Massachusetts alumnus, along with fellow graduate Scott Bloomberg, is one of the founders of TestPAC – a political action committee (...

From Zuccotti to Pulaski: Occupy movement visits Northampton

By Dan Glaun

February 7, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

NORTHAMPTON – The paved walkway in Northampton's Pulaski Park slowly filled with people last Thursday afternoon as a mixture of students, union representatives and older activists milled around prior to the day's planned Occupy demons...

Molander in process of withdrawing from UMass

By Dan Glaun

February 1, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

Also see: Campus Perspective: From Sylvan to Southwest, students discuss Molander |Podcast: Molander speaks out about his intentions |Molander's original 'Friends Club' letter |Tyler Molander debates withdrawal | Letter causes stir on campus | Campus Perspectives: Students respond to letter and reaction | Editorial: ...