Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Levasseur sedition lecture cancelled by UMass officials is back on

By R.P. Hitt

November 10, 2009

Filed under Campus News

Update 11/10, 8:50 p.m.: Ray Luc Levasseur's contested speech, originally cancelled after protests from the family of a  New Jersey State Trooper Levasseur's group was convicted of murdering and from Governor Deval Patrick, is...

Augusta Savage Gallery exhibits “outsider artists”

By Christa Romano

November 9, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The Augusta Savage Gallery located on the University of Massachusetts campus opened an exhibit on Nov 2 with brightly colored abstract paintings titled “Inside the Outside.” The exhibit consisted of some 30 paintings by artists...

Sexual assault Tuesday in library

By Sam Butterfield

November 5, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The University of Massachusetts Police Department announced in a Wednesday release that a sexual assault had taken place Tuesday evening in the W.E.B. Dubois Library. The release, titled Crime Alert- Sexual Assault, issued...

UMass student struck by car off Commonwealth Avenue Tuesday

By Collegian News Staff

November 5, 2009

Filed under Campus News

A freshman at the University of Massachusetts was struck by a car crossing Commonwealth Avenue Tuesday evening, receiving what authorities described as non-life-threatening injuries. Deputy Police Chief Patrick Archbald told...

UMass formalizes Springfield partnership

By Hannah McGoldrick

November 4, 2009

Filed under Campus News

In 2008, the University of Massachusetts and the city of Springfield formalized a partnership that will help to improve the quality of life in Springfield by stimulating a better economic environment. Spearheading the partnership...

UMass mock trial team prepares for Harvard invitational

By Jennifer Heshion

November 4, 2009

Filed under Campus News

Following a third place win at the Oct. 23-25 invitational competition held at the University of New Hampshire, mock trial team members of the University of Massachusetts are readying themselves for upcoming courtroom battles...

United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government Dr. Beck Noveck lectures at UMass

By Angela Hilsman

November 3, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government Dr. Beck Noveck, gave a lecture at the University of Massachusetts on Friday, Oct. 30. about President Barack Obama’s Open Government policy. On Jan. 21,...

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling slams into the Mullins Dec. 5

By Ryan Damon

November 2, 2009

Filed under Archives, Campus News

The superstars of Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling will invade the University of Massachusetts campus on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. TNA Live! will take place at the Mullins Center, featuring many of the top stars of the...

UMass conference seeks to increase female high school student interest in engineering

By Alyssa Creamer

November 2, 2009

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Science & Technology

On Oct. 29, female high school students explored their potential interests in the University of Massachusetts engineering program, along with the field and future of engineering itself, during UMass’ annual Women in Engineering...

Khanna’s complaint narrowly passes SGA vote

By Sam Butterfield

October 29, 2009

Filed under Campus News

Commuter Senator Derek Khanna’s complaint alleging misuse of Student Government Association funds by last year’s SGA administration was put to a vote Wednesday night in a regular SGA meeting, passing 11-to-10 with 10 senators...

UC San Diego chancellor visits UMass

By Caitlin Soto

October 28, 2009

Filed under Campus News

University of California at San Diego Chancellor Marye Anne Fox spoke Wednesday in the Integrated Sciences Building on the future of public higher education. “State governments are unreliable partners,” said Fox initially,...

Police receive award, do community service

By Sam Butterfield

October 28, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The Amherst Police Department has won an Award of Excellence in the silver category for municipal departments participating in the annual Massachusetts Law Enforcement Challenge. The award, which the department will receive...