Massachusetts Daily Collegian

On the line in Air Force One

By Michelle Williams

April 24, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

In slightly over two weeks, the University of Massachusetts Class of 2012 will graduate and enter a sobering job market. Taking unemployment into consideration, job prospects for applicants with bachelor’s degrees fell last...

Moho students head to Brazil

By Michelle Williams

April 23, 2012

Filed under Five College News, Local News, News

For those interested in environmental policies, attending the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, more commonly known as the Rio+20, may be a dream. For five Mount Holyoke College students, this dream has be...

UMass Dartmouth chancellor chosen

By Michelle Williams

April 23, 2012

Filed under News

  In a unanimous vote by the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees, Dr. Divina Grossman has been chosen as the new chancellor for the Dartmouth campus. Grossman currently holds the position of vice presid...

Queens take the stage

By Michelle Williams

April 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

Pink lights illuminated the dimly-lit Campus Center Auditorium as three former cast members of the show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” addressed discrimination and diversity in the drag community yesterday evening. Shannel was th...

Slamming stories in under six minutes

By Michelle Williams

March 29, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Whether it is due to a bad grade in a biochemistry course or a mistake at work, sharing a tale of missteps over a beer is common practice for some college students. It is also the theme of an event at the Food For Though...

Privacy settings in the age of Facebook

By Michelle Williams

March 27, 2012

Filed under Campus News

Over the last decade, people have opened Myspace, Facebook and Twitter accounts, and have become increasingly more conscious about what is available online to the public. And according to a recent study by the Pew Research...

Chancellor Candidate Susan Phillips talks with student reps

By Michelle Williams

March 13, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Also see: Finalists in Chancellor search visit UMass this week | Prospective chancellor Subbaswamy visits campus | Chancellor candidate Carlos Santiago visits UMass Though she wasn’t in the market for a new job, Susan Phillips, a finalist candidate for chancellor at the University of Mas...

Chancellor candidate Carlos Santiago visits UMass

By Michelle Williams

March 12, 2012

Filed under Campus News

Also see: Finalists in Chancellor search visit UMass this week | Prospective chancellor Subbaswamy visits campus | Chancellor Candidate Susan Phillips talks with student reps From associate professor to finalist for the University of Massachusetts chancellor position, Carlos Santiago has worked ...

Accident victim in good condition

By Michelle Williams

February 21, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

The University of Massachusetts student who was hit by a vehicle on North Pleasant Street near the Fine Arts Center early Sunday morning is reportedly in good condition. The student hit was identified as Brandan Wall, a 20-year-old...

University student hit by vehicle near Fine Arts Center

By Michelle Williams

February 19, 2012

Filed under Campus News

Editor's note: This story has been updated with new information to accurately reflect the names, ages and sexes of the victim and driver. Brandan Wall, a 20-year-old University of Massachusetts student, was hit by a vehicl...

Molander to withdraw from UMass

By Michelle Williams

February 13, 2012

Filed under Campus 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: ...

Faculty Senate discuss changes to campus master plan

By Michelle Williams

February 6, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

At a recent Faculty Senate meeting, the future makeup of the campus was presented, which received some criticism from the faculty. Currently, the University is in the midst of revamping its flagship campus in an effort to mak...