Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Mistakes, a part of the educational process

By Sara Cody

May 4, 2010

Filed under Senior Columns

There was a point in my academic career at the University of Massachusetts where I failed out of school, or was “suspended for academic deficiency” as SPIRE so eloquently put it.  I was the college cliché who behaved he...

Resources on and around campus for victims of sexual abuse

By Sara Cody

March 1, 2010

Filed under Archives

Resources: Sexual Assault-General Information These national websites feature basic Information on creating a basic infrastructure of knowledge on sexual assault. These sites features advice, prevention tips, statistics, links...

Interim Vice Chancellor Jean Kim looking to claim position permanently

By Sara Cody

February 7, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Dr. Jean Kim, the interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life at the University of Massachusetts, held an open session on Thursday, Feb. 4 to discuss her future plans for the position with a group of students. The...

Journalists not dying, just changing

By Sara Cody

January 19, 2010

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As a journalism major in my final semester, I often find myself confronted with a lot of pessimism regarding my career choice. According to statistics published in the New York Times from the Audit Bureau of Circulations on Oct....

Video: Fire at Amherst Townehouses

By Sara Cody

December 6, 2009

Filed under Videos

Fire at Amherst Townehouses from Sara Cody on Vimeo....

Video: UMass students prompt Patrick

By Sara Cody

October 21, 2009

Filed under Videos


Red Summer Sun to play Monkey Bar

By Sara Cody

September 10, 2009

Filed under Music

 Local band Red Summer Sun is ringing in the new semester by playing a show at the Monkey Bar on Friday, September 11th. Monkey Bar opens its doors at 11 p.m. with a $5 cover charge. “We’re having fun when everyone...

Students volunteer at newly founded Massachusetts Academy of Sciences

By Sara Cody, Collegian Staff and Sara Cody

February 9, 2009

Filed under Archives

A bearded dragon skittered across the desk in hot pursuit of a cricket while a four-foot-long ball python slithered off the edge. Peg Riley, the founder and president of the Massachusetts Academy of Sciences (MAS), laughed as the ...

Pacemakers secured

By Sara Cody, Collegian Correspondent and Sara Cody

October 9, 2008

Filed under Archives

Future recipients of the newest line of implanted medical devices may share a common enemy with the computer in front of them: Internet hackers. In the United States alone, there are more then 2.5 million Implanted Medical...

Sports drinks’ effects investigated

By Sara Cody, Collegian Correspondent and Sara Cody

September 4, 2008

Filed under Archives

A scientific study conducted at the University of Massachusetts is aiming to prove that designer energy drinks and sports bars may do more harm then good. "I'm not trying to say all sports drinks are evil," laughs Barry S....