Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Teach for America hosts information session for future applicants at UMass

By Vincent Capone

October 28, 2009

Filed under Campus News

Teach for America (TFA) will be hosting an information session for prospective applicants on Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts. The event will be held in the Malcolm X Cultural Center, located in the basem...

Showtime posts Facebook page encouraging students to sign petition

By Tim Jones

October 27, 2009

Filed under Campus News

An online petition from Showtime Networks is now available for University of Massachusetts students who wish to have the network included in their cable packaging in their dorms. Showtime, a subscription television brand...

Parents receive support courtesy of UMass dinner program

By R.P. Hitt

October 26, 2009

Filed under Campus News

Jessica Jazz Dautruche, an undergraduate communications major at the University of Massachusetts, thought she may have had to drop out of school when she found out she was pregnant. Dautruche said,  “When I became pre...

Hova rocks the Mullins Center

By Justin Gagnon

October 26, 2009

Filed under Campus News, Music

Where were you last night? If you weren’t at the Mullins Center, you missed a show your friends will be talking about for years and years to come. SLIDESHOW: Jay Z at the Mullins Center When tickets went on sale to the general public for last night’s Jay-Z concert, uninformed UM...

UMass Majors Fair to be held Wednesday

By Mike Toomey

October 25, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The annual University of Massachusetts Majors Fair will take place Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. In the past, the fair has been an informal gathering for interested students ...

UMass looks to out-of-state students to ease budget crisis

By Cameron Ford

October 22, 2009

Filed under Campus News

With the projected budget shortfall for the next fiscal year running into the tens of millions of dollars and little stimulus money left for buoyancy, University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub has set his sights on...

UMass alumni discuss professional careers with undergraduates

By Sam Hayes

October 22, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The University of Massachusetts College of Social and Behavioral Sciences held a networking session on Oct. 22 with five UMass Alumni now working in the field of law. Discussions with the lawyers sparked conversation about the...