Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Campus organizations celebrate International Women’s Day

By Ashley Berger

March 9, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Campus organizations and community members joined together yesterday to celebrate International Women’s Day in the Cape Cod Lounge. The Everywoman’s Center, the Women of Color Leadership Network and the GSS Graduate Women’s...

District Attorney’s office discusses UMass rape situation

By Matt Rocheleau

March 7, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News

The county’s district attorney’s office did not comment on a sexual assault case recently mishandled by campus administrators, but an official there said Friday that most instances of sexual assault require the victim’s...

Amherst officials discuss party-prevention strategies

By Sam Butterfield

March 7, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Five College News, Local News

Spring is party season, as the sun comes out and classes start to rank beneath 30 racks on students’ collective priority lists, and the Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments know that all too well. Amherst...

Post office burglar delivered to jail

By Collegian News Staff

March 7, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News

At approximately 4:20 a.m. on the morning of Feb. 27, 2010, several police officers from the Amherst Police Department (Amherst PD) responded to a report of a building alarm at the United States Post Office located on 141 North...

UM: No ‘magic bullet’ to regain trust after rape case mishandling (Video)

By Matt Rocheleau

March 5, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Videos, Web-Exclusive

[*An update was posted to the end of this story Friday after the district attorney's office was contacted.] There is no “magic bullet” to earn back the trust lost from the administration’s “unacceptable” mishandl...

Students take action on March 4 to defend education

By Collegian News Staff

March 5, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Thursday saw large scale protests as students at the University of Massachusetts participated in the March 4 National Day of Action to Defend Education. Students met Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Student Union and planned out...

Life after college offers both challenge and opportunity

By Chris Shores

March 4, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Local News

Undergraduate commencement is just over two months away, and the big question remains: do you know what you are doing after college? Some students will tell you they know exactly what they want to do. Kamellia Keo, a pre-med major, recently applied to Teach for A...

UMass to hold open meeting Thursday on sexual assault mishandling

By Matt Rocheleau

March 3, 2010

Filed under Archives, Breaking News, Campus News

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 mum on mishandling of sexual assault case

By Matt Rocheleau

March 3, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

[*This story has been updated to reflect Wednesday's announcement from that University that a meeting scheduled for Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. to discuss the mishandling of a sexual assault case will be open to the campus comm...

UMass’ endowment, Part III: Inside the UMass Development Office

By Sam Butterfield

March 2, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment in a series about the University of Massachusetts’ finances and changes to the University’s endowment and assets since the start of America’s recession. In this series, the...

Crime Log for Feb 19 through March 1

By Collegian News Staff

March 2, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News

Friday Feb. 19 David Clark of Providence, RI was arrested at 4:20 p.m. for drug law offenses. An officer of the University of Massachusetts Police Department (UMPD) was stationed in Lot 12 on the University campus Friday night...

University President Jack M. Wilson to step down in 2011

By Matt Rocheleau

March 2, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News

University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson announced yesterday he will step down after eight years as head of the five-campus system when his current term ends in June 2011. “It has been an honor and privilege to...