Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Press conference on alleged rape of UMass student

By Emily Felder

October 23, 2012

A press conference was held at the University of Massachusetts Police Department on Oct. 22 regarding an alleged rape of an 18-year-old female student in her dorm room on Oct. 13. Chancellor Subbaswamy, UMPD Chief John Horvath,...

Breaking news: $182 million ‘honors complex’ announced

By Matthew M. Robare

November 18, 2010

The University of Massachusetts will build a $182 million "honors complex" for Commonwealth Honors College students, according to a story posted by The Boston Globe. According to The Globe the building will cover almost 500,000 square feet and i...

UPDATED: 12 hospitalized, including ‘large number’ of UMass students, for severe intoxication at campus party, area hospital forced to close ER

By Matt Rocheleau

April 26, 2010

A dozen people, including a high number of UMass students, were hospitalized and treated for severe intoxication after becoming ill during an on-campus dance party Saturday night into Sunday morning, according to campus offici...

PD: Driver who struck, injured UMass bicyclist in hit-and-run identified

By Collegian News Staff

April 26, 2010

The driver of a vehicle that struck and hospitalized a University of Massachusetts bicyclist in a hit-and-run collision last weekend has been identified, police said. A 19-year-old Orange man, whose name was not disclosed because he h...

UMass cyclist injured in downtown hit-and-run accident

By Collegian News Staff

April 19, 2010

While riding a bicycle downtown, a University of Massachusetts senior was struck by a car and injured in an alleged hit-and-run accident Saturday night. The cyclist, Matthew Oliverio, a 22-year-old biology major originally...

Amherst man pleads innocent to running over, pointing gun at another man in fight over woman

By Matt Rocheleau

April 16, 2010

An Amherst man pleaded not guilty today to multiple charges stemming from an incident yesterday in which police said he intentionally drove a car into another man before pulling out a gun and chasing the man into the woods where he punched and kicked him in a dispute over a young wo...

Today’s crossword: It’s clueless, so are we, we apologize

By Collegian News Staff

April 8, 2010

Today's print Collegian featured by far our most difficult crossword puzzle of the semester. Though lecturing professors were probably pleasantly perplexed to see a few more students looking at them instead of staring intently at our Comics page, the majority of our puzzle-solvi...

Loved ones mourn sophomore found dead in dorm

By Matt Rocheleau

April 6, 2010

Nora Ruchman’s friends and family mourned her death yesterday, remembering the 19-year-old sophomore’s compassionate demeanor, sense of humor, and her contagious smile. “She was a really nice and bubbly girl,” said her roommate Alana Hallisey, a sophomore English major. ...

LIVE: SGA candidate debates

By S.P. Sullivan

March 8, 2010

Editor's Note: This event is now archived. You can watch the debates here in four parts. will be streaming Student Government Association debates tonight. For context, check out our coverage of SGA-related issues h...

UMass to hold open meeting Thursday on sexual assault mishandling

By Matt Rocheleau

March 3, 2010

The University of Massachusetts will hold a meeting open to all campus community members Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. “to discuss the sexual assault that has recently been reported in the media,” according to e-mails sent this...

UMass system President Jack Wilson to step down in 2011

By S.P. Sullivan

March 1, 2010

The University of Massachusetts system revealed in a statement this morning that President Jack Wilson will leave his position in 2011. Wilson has overseen the five-campus UMass system since September 2, 2003. His term en...

UPDATED | UMass junior Rebecca L. Walsh studying in Chile is safe after massive quake

By Matt Rocheleau

February 27, 2010

Map locating epicenter of 8.8 magnitude earthquake in central Chile. (MCT) A University of Massachusetts junior studying abroad in Chile said she is safe after the South American nation was rocked by one of the strongest earthquakes ev...