Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Northeast Trick-or-Treating a big success

By Rose Gottlieb

October 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Although Halloween is still one day away, trick-or-treaters in costume are making their way through the Northeast Residential Area of the UMass campus for the second annual Trick-Or-Treat in Northeast event. During the event, which wa...

Candle light vigil supports domestic violence survivors

By Jaclyn Bryson

October 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

For nine seconds, no one said a word. Then Victoria Lee, member of the Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc., stepped forward. “Every nine seconds in the U.S., a woman is assaulted or beaten,” she said, explaining the mome...

Police arrest 15 as UMass students celebrate Red Sox championship

By Patrick Hoff

October 31, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

As Red Sox closer Koji Uehara threw the final pitches of the World Series last night, University of Massachusetts students gathered in the Southwest Residential Area to celebrate Boston’s championship with the rest of the campus...

Sobrio brings safety to UMass nightlife

By Katrina Borofski

October 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Every weekend, students attend parties and go to bars in downtown Amherst, and then are forced to either wait in the cold for a bus or pay for an expensive taxi. A new smartphone app, however, has a different solution. The Uni...

Research suggests nonviolence as a solution

By Catherine Ferris

October 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

A world where war does not have to be an answer to conflict may seem like a fantasy, but according to a psychology research article, it can be achieved. The article, which was written by Bernhard Leidner, Linda Tropp and Brian Li...

Bob Kain visits UMass as Executive-In-Residence

By Mark Chiarelli

October 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News, Profiles

The senior advisor for the Creative Artists Agency and former President and co-CEO of IMG Worldwide Bob Kain visited campus this week, delivering the Sports Innovators Keynote Address at the Campus Center auditorium on Tuesday. Kain...

Female assaulted near UMass campus, police looking for suspect

By Collegian News Staff

October 29, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

An 18-year-old female was indecently assaulted at the intersection of Berkshire Terrace and North Pleasant Street between 11:30 p.m. and midnight on Saturday. According to a press release from the Amherst Police Department, the fema...

UMass prepares for World Series gatherings with structured celebrations

By Patrick Hoff

October 29, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

In an attempt to prevent a repeat of disorderly gatherings in Southwest Residential Area that have occurred in past years, the University of Massachusetts is hosting a World Series celebration in the Southwest concourse over the...

SGA discusses fossil fuel divestment

By Katrina Borofski

October 28, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

This week’s Student Government Association meeting proceeded as usual, with some of the most pressing issues discussed including fossil fuel divestment as well as a number of other significant topics. The Bottle Bill Campaign at the University of Massachusetts has made significant progre...

Sexual assault advocates unite in effort to empower rape victims

By Eric Bosco

October 28, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Angie Epifano’s 2012 article, “An Account of Sexual Assault at Amherst College,” read by over 1 million people, has sparked a wave of sexual assault awareness, leading Epifano on a nationwide tour to share her experience. She made a stop at the University of Massachuset...

Longmeadow man charged with aggravated rape

By Collegian News Staff

October 27, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Local News, News

A Longmeadow man faces charges of aggravated rape after an alleged attack outside of the University of Massachusetts Campus Center in early September. According to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, Patrick Durocher...

Remembering late UMass student Eric Sinacori

By Mary Reines

October 27, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Eric Sinacori was passionate about electronic dance music, particularly ‘glitch hop,’ a form of electronic hip-hop. “He’d be mad if I didn’t specify,” said his girlfriend, Brianne Oliveira, a senior at the ...