Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Southwest goes wireless

By Simone Shenny

September 6, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Students living in the Southwest Residential Area can now peruse the World Wide Web without having to be chained to a cord. Over the summer, the Office of Information Technologies (OIT) completed a two-year project to update...

Research finds students skating by in college

By Simone Shenny

January 27, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Many college students today are finding that while they haven’t improved academically, they have learned how to effectively “BS” assignments. Some academic scholars have ventured to illuminate an apparent lapse in critical...

Merger strengthens campus counseling services

By Simone Shenny

November 16, 2010

Filed under Health & Wellness

If you or someone you know has sought mental help while at the University of Massachusetts, life may have recently gotten a bit easier. UMass’ Counseling Assessment Services (CAS) and Mental Health services, part of the...

UMass senior Sadi Thann first Cambodian Miss. Massachusetts contestant

By Simone Shenny

November 11, 2010

Filed under Fashion

As most college students do, Sadi Thann was struggling to find ways to pay for college. One day in early September, Thann was researching scholarships and found herself looking into the Miss Universe Pageant. Before long, Thann was accepted. The 21-year-old University of Ma...

Federal government vs. State government on “Cali Weed”

By Simone Shenny

October 31, 2010

Filed under Archives

United States Attorney General Eric Holder informed former heads of the Drug Enforcement Administration that the federal government will continue to enforce marijuana laws in California even if the state votes to legalize the pl...

University speaker discusses climate change

By Simone Shenny

October 19, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Yesterday, Jean Johnson, director of education insights from Public Agenda, visited the University of Massachusetts to discuss the organization’s research on the public’s perspective on the environment, energy and science ...