Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Psych department looking for subjects

February 2, 2009

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By: Emily Reynolds   Have you ever noticed the colorful papers that litter every table in the dining commons? They’re advertisements requesting students to e-mail or call the psychology department to provide them with subjects to collect data fro...

UMass students inspired at leadership conference

February 1, 2009

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By: Gisel Saillant Collegian Staff All photos courtesy of Gisel Saillant This is my perspective on the 24th Annual Carroll F. S. National Black Student Leadership Development Conference in Washington D.C., which I attended f...

(Almost) a Witness to History

By William McGuinness

January 23, 2009

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The inauguration was this past Tuesday; and damn it, The Collegian tried its best to cover it. I was talking to a colleague at the Daily Hoya, of Georgetown, and they couldn't get photo passes either. So when it comes to the i...

A different kind of news

By William McGuinness

January 21, 2009

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I'm William McGuinness, news editor at The Massachusetts Daily Collegian. We've created a number of blogs to inform the campus and beyond on local news and events; but, here, you'll find posts on how news was reported, corrections...

Qteros works towards carbon-neutral energy

January 12, 2009

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By: Emily Reynolds Collegian Staff *originally posted Tuesday, December 2, 2008   The Department of Energy has given four research grants to local company Qteros, formerly SunEthanol, who will be building a plant in Springfie...

Department of Defense funds experiments at UMass

January 12, 2009

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By: Emily Reynolds Collegian Staff *originally posted Wednesday, November 19, 2008 The University of Massachusetts Amherst gets a lot of funding from the federal government. Close to 70 percent of the money for research on campus...

UMass one step closer to top research institution

January 12, 2009

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By: Emily Reynolds, Collegian Staff *originally posted Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Last month, the new chancellor, Robert Holub, announced that he was going to appoint a new vice chancellor specifically for Research and Engagement....

Presidential Pup.

By S.P. Sullivan

November 13, 2008

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Boston Globe columnist Sam Allis weighed in on the example Barack Obama set by promising his kids a dog in his acceptance speech.A few days ago, so did Bill KristolIn our own Collegian poll, the Wheaton Terrier, my personal pic...