Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Rising sophomores lose out on prioritized on-campus housing for fall 2021
UMass hosts Daniel Ellsberg Conference

UMass hosts Daniel Ellsberg Conference

May 4, 2021

During the roundtable discussion, some of the students shared their thoughts on Ellsberg’s life, specifically, his decision to distribute the Pentagon Papers to the press in 1971.

Study abroad programs to pick up in the fall semester

Study abroad programs to pick up in the fall semester

May 4, 2021

Even after a year away from campus, some students say COVID-19 enhanced their desire to study abroad.

Some UMass students have found a way to stay safe while making the most of their college experience

Some UMass students have found a way to stay safe while making the most of their college experience

May 3, 2021

UMass students have found  ways to stay safe through COVID-19.

View All
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.
UMass plans to require that students be vaccinated by the fall semester
UMPD Logs: Saturday, April 10 – Sunday, April 11

UMPD Logs: Saturday, April 10 – Sunday, April 11

April 15, 2021

The logs show student-involved celebratory gatherings all throughout campus.

APD Logs: Saturday, April 10 – Sunday, April 11

APD Logs: Saturday, April 10 – Sunday, April 11

April 14, 2021

Amherst public school officials commit to plan for students to return to school in person

Amherst public school officials commit to plan for students to return to school in person

April 1, 2021

“The Amherst School Committee voted unanimously for the elementary schools and the Regional School Committee voted unanimously for the middle school and high school,” Allison McDonald said.

View All
SGA debates motion to urge chancellor to defund UMass police
Former President Epstein and Vice President Chang describe their experiences in office

Former President Epstein and Vice President Chang describe their experiences in office

April 26, 2021

Their platform focused on student rights, racial justice and restorative justice.

SGA approves budget, motion to recognize ‘Good Boy on Campus’ AJ

SGA approves budget, motion to recognize ‘Good Boy on Campus’ AJ

April 22, 2021

SGA votes to create a new advising role to help them stay organized, funded through the Student Activities Trust Fund.

SGA votes to begin to fill cabinet appointments

SGA votes to begin to fill cabinet appointments

April 15, 2021

The SGA voted to fill the secretary of finance and secretary of public relations & marketing roles.

View All
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…

View All