Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The least you can do: an open letter to a student I saw in the Campus Center

By Kevin Hollerbach

October 24, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Dear unknown student, There you were, standing among the lunchtime rush in the Campus Center. You were musing in front of two bins that were placed on the wall of the main corridor: one bin marked for trash, the other for bottles and ca...

How to make Apps at UMass Amherst work for you

By Kevin Hollerbach

September 24, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

Over the summer, the Office of Information Technologies released Apps at UMass Amherst, a new email system for students, faculty and staff. This Google-based suite replaced the outdated UMail system, but also created headaches...

Two new iPhones expected to fall from the Apple tree

By Kevin Hollerbach

September 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

If you are stuck in a love-hate relationship with your current phone, the end is in sight. Apple is expected to announce one (or more) new iPhone models as well as other products and software during a special Sept. 10 media event. The new iPhones are expected to be released la...

Speeding up your computer from the inside out

By Kevin Hollerbach

February 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Do-it-yourself

There are dozens of commercials and web advertisements every day for software claiming to significantly speed up your computer. These companies, such as MyCleanPC, may end up charging hundreds of dollars to “fix problems” on your...

Using UMail where you want it

By Kevin Hollerbach

January 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

Many students across campus complain about their designated student email addresses and the web-client that comes along with it. Logging onto UMail daily to send and receive school-related messages seems stale and outdated. The good...