Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass hosts 36-hour hackathon over the weekend

By Emma Sandler

April 14, 2015

Filed under Campus News, News, Science & Technology

University of Massachusetts students piled into the Integrated Learning Center for the second annual HackUMass hackathon this past Saturday. HackUMass is a free, 36-hour coding conference where participants design, create and...

Harvard professor speaks about abolishing nuclear weapons.

By Rachel Ravelli

March 9, 2015

Filed under Env. & Tech., Miscellaneous, News, Science & Technology, Scrolling Headlines

A Harvard professor of English and American literature stood before a crowd at Amherst College Thursday to justify the abolishment of nuclear weapons. Elaine Scarry, author of “Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy...

Send cash to friends over Snapchat with Snapcash

By Erica Garnett

January 21, 2015

Filed under Arts & Living, Headlines, Science & Technology, Scrolling Headlines

In November 2014, the popular app Snapchat partnered with Square, the well-known mobile credit reader, to release Snapcash. This allows for Snapchat users to send money directly to their Snapchat friends in a few easy steps. Eligibility...