Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Amherst Survival Center makes a community for immigrants

By Sorelle Mbakop

November 5, 2014

Filed under Health & Wellness, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

As a Venezuelan immigrant, Niri Azuaje knows that being an immigrant in a country with a different culture and language from that of your native land can be a very frightening experience. Having access to an organization like...

Safe Passage provides services for survivors of domestic violence

By Jaclyn Bryson

September 30, 2014

Filed under Health & Wellness, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Sparked by the rising feminist movement and backed by the dedication of volunteers, Necessities/Necesidades first opened its doors in 1977 to spread awareness of domestic violence and lend a helping hand to those who needed it Over...

Northwestern District Attorney’s office hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By Brendan Deady

September 28, 2014

Filed under Health & Wellness, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Deputy Tom Cote of the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Department stood in front of Amherst’s Wildwood Elementary School on Saturday morning with a zip lock bag full of drugs. He wore a smile as he placed the collection of rainbow...