Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Gender-neutral housing looks to expand

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 9, 2014

Filed under Campus News, News, Scrolling Headlines

UMass Residential Life is looking for students interested in on campus gender inclusive housing for fall 2014. The gender inclusive housing option has existed on campus since 2009. Originally, this option was started to provi...

Amherst Police dish out multiple arrests for noise violations at semester’s close

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 29, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Five College News, Local News, News

Officers from the Amherst Police Department were on alert this weekend and broke up a number of parties, arresting the residents of three locations in response to town by law violations. The first arrest of the weekend ...

“Extravaganja” event leads to multiple arrests for Amherst Police.

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 22, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Due to the large turnout of attendees for the annual “Extravaganja” event this weekend, the Amherst Police Department responded to multiple calls in the downtown area. According to an APD press release, approximately 6,000...

UMass Community Run for Boston attracts large turnout

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 19, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Despite its somber beginnings, the University of Massachusetts Community Run for Boston was a festive gathering created to bring awareness about the victims of the recent bombings at the Boston Marathon and raise money in support of those most affected by th...

Patriots Day weekend leads to 15 arrests

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 17, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

The Amherst Police Department reported 15 arrests during the course of the Patriots Day weekend, 14 of which were alcohol related. The weekend’s first arrest occurred only 40 minutes past midnight on Saturday at Monkey Bar....

Large gatherings lead to multiple alcohol-related arrests in the Amherst crime log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 8, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Due to the large number of off-campus gatherings, including one on Hobart Lane, which was said to be part of the “Hobart Hoedown,” there were a number of alcohol-related arrests in Amherst this weekend. According to the Amher...

Friday and Saturday night parties lead to multiple reported arrests in the Amherst crime log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 1, 2013

Filed under Archives, Crime, News

Officers from the Amherst Police Department made a number of arrests this weekend after dispersing large parties on both Friday and Saturday night. Beginning Friday at noon, police responded to a reported larceny at 229 Ma...

Amherst police increase patrols to prevent spring break break-ins

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 25, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

According to the Amherst Police Department, spring break is a “usual time-period for break-ins” in the Amherst area due to the large number of empty homes left behind by students. However, officers of the APD increased pa...

UMass researcher played key role in child cured of HIV

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, News

For the first time, a baby born with HIV was effectively cured through treatment. One of the researchers who worked on this study was Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga, an immunologist at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. The Mississippi child was tr...

Annual “Blarney Blowout” leads to multiple arrests at Townhouse Apartments

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

While early police preparation allowed for a controlled situation in downtown Amherst during the “Blarney Blowout” celebration this past weekend, the expected crowds instead made their way to several off-campus locations Saturday,...

Multiple arrests including those for OUI and disorderly conduct in Amherst Crime Log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

While weekend temperatures were cold, often dipping below freezing, they did not stop a number of arrests from being made in the Amherst area as reported in the crime log. Beginning at 12:16 p.m. on Friday afternoon, officers from ...