Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students react after UMass Hockey NCAA National Championship win
UMass expects campus to ‘return to normal’ in fall, will allow full dorm capacity

UMass expects campus to ‘return to normal’ in fall, will allow full dorm capacity

April 8, 2021

“When our community returns to campus in September, we plan to offer students a full college experience.”

Patrick Collins elected as next SGA speaker

Patrick Collins elected as next SGA speaker

April 8, 2021

The SGA also voted to co-sponsor a solidarity event between the Asian American Pacific Islander and Black UMass communities.

UMass support groups reflect on a year of social isolation

UMass support groups reflect on a year of social isolation

April 7, 2021

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Student-athletes Desiree Oliver and Solomon Siskind team up for groundbreaking research on the Black student-athlete experience at UMass
Student-athletes Desiree Oliver and Solomon Siskind team up for groundbreaking research on the Black student-athlete experience at UMass
By Freeman Alfano, Collegian Staff • March 4, 2021
Through solution-driven activism, student-athletes Desiree Oliver and Solomon Siskind are becoming UMass Athletics’ most important duo off the field and court.
Massachusetts Historical Commission, UMass Amherst
The New Africa House: yesterday, today and tomorrow
By Cassie McGrath, News Editor • February 28, 2021
“I had to feel seen and that's what New Africa House was and has been for me — a place where I can be seen, recognized and feel that I belonged.”
Joey Lorant / Daily Collegian
How Black-led student groups are creating and maintaining spaces for long-lasting community
By Sara Abdelouahed and Saliha Bayrak February 28, 2021
A place to celebrate identity and create connections: what organizations for, and created by, Black students mean to their members.
Writers from Nummo News, UMass Amherst Black Alumni Network Facebook page
Looking back on the history of Black presence at UMass
By Irina Costache, Assistant News Editor • February 28, 2021
The story of the first Black students who arrived on the UMass campus, and the environment they encountered.
Amherst public school officials commit to plan for students to return to school in person
Following weeks of dropping cases, UMass lowers risk level to ‘Guarded’

Following weeks of dropping cases, UMass lowers risk level to ‘Guarded’

March 24, 2021

Since early February, when UMass recorded over 750 COVID-19 cases in two weeks, new positive tests have fallen significantly. Last week, there were only 55 new cases and the positivity rate fell to 0.26 percent. By @will_katcher.

Four UMass professors challenge COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, local and national

Four UMass professors challenge COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, local and national

March 18, 2021

“There seems to be a real reluctance to voice anything but a certain narrow and well-worn set of views about the nature of this pandemic and about the appropriate response from political and educational authorities."

Massachusetts state legislature creates online COVID-19 vaccine preregistration system for residents

Massachusetts state legislature creates online COVID-19 vaccine preregistration system for residents

March 15, 2021

Easily sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Massachusetts' new pre-registration system.

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Patrick Collins elected as next SGA speaker
SGA endorses MassPirg petition at weekly meeting

SGA endorses MassPirg petition at weekly meeting

April 1, 2021

The petition urges an increase in funding for Open Education Resources

Prabhu Rajkumar, Ben Katzman to serve as the next SGA president and vice president

Prabhu Rajkumar, Ben Katzman to serve as the next SGA president and vice president

March 23, 2021

Rajkumar and Katzman won 43 percent of the vote.

SGA proposes new RSO application process

SGA proposes new RSO application process

March 18, 2021

SGA proposes bylaw change regarding RSO applications.

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UMass women’s basketball pulls off 70-68 victory over Davidson in annual Play4Kay game

By Dan McGee, Collegian Staff
February 20, 2018

After failing to defeat Davidson earlier in the season, the Minutewomen successfully battled this one out to the wire.

Dissecting Science: Episode Two

By Kylee Denesha and Sam Anderson
March 22, 2017

Dissecting Science episode 2 from Sam Anderson on Vimeo. Learn about the nutritional facts of insects and why people eat them…as well as HOW to eat them…

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