Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Fatal Rolling Green fire prompts added emphasis on fire safety measures

By Chelsie Field

January 29, 2013

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

The Jan. 21 Rolling Green Apartments fire which left 21-year-old University of Massachusetts senior James “Jake” Hoffman dead and 30 others homeless, including around 20 UMass students, has prompted officials from the ...

Jill Stein speaks at “Climate Silence” protest

By Chris Trubac

December 6, 2012

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

Despite the fresh coat of snow that glazed the Amherst Green, an estimated 200 people – including 2012 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein – gathered Saturday to protest what they called “climate silence.” ...

Amherst College cancels classes, hosts sexual misconduct event

By Mary Reines

November 2, 2012

Filed under Five College News, Local News, News

Amherst College will not be holding classes today in response to the alleged on-campus rape of Angie Epifano, who published a first-person account of her experience in the Amherst Student, according to an article on MassLive.com. In th...

Student charged with break-in, theft, vandalism at Amherst College

By Chelsie Field

September 17, 2012

Filed under Five College News, Local News, News

A University of Massachusetts student is facing charges after police allege that he broke into and vandalized a health center at Amherst College. Bradley Keigwin, 20, has been charged with breaking and entering in the ...

Moho students head to Brazil

By Michelle Williams

April 23, 2012

Filed under Five College News, Local News, News

For those interested in environmental policies, attending the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, more commonly known as the Rio+20, may be a dream. For five Mount Holyoke College students, this dream has be...

Five colleges receive grant to enhance a liberal arts education

By Katie Landeck

November 27, 2011

Filed under Five College News

In an effort to explore how digital technologies such as video-taped lectures and online archives can enhance a liberal arts education, the Five Colleges have received a four-year $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,...

Wintry mid-autumn storm sweeps Western Mass., recovery begins

By Herb Scribner

November 1, 2011

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

It had many of the typical features of a mid-winter storm – several inches of snow on the ground, icy roads and cold temperatures. Only it was in mid-autumn, at October’s end. The rare fall nor’easter that pummeled t...

UMass reopens for Tuesday

By William Perkins

November 1, 2011

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

The University of Massachusetts will be open and hold classes as normally scheduled today, but school officials are urging those traveling to campus to take caution when heading out, a University spokesman said yesterday. “Thi...

Weekend events around UMass

By Collegian News Staff

September 15, 2011

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

Saturday, Sept. 17 UM Football 6:30 p.m. The Massachusetts football team will host rival Rhode Island at McGuirk Alumni Stadium on Saturday in what could be its final home opener before the team makes its way to the Football Bowl Subdi...

Carolyn Martin new Amherst College president

By Collegian News Staff

September 5, 2011

Filed under Five College News, Local News, News

Carolyn Arthur “Biddy” Martin, the former chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has assumed the reigns of the presidency of Amherst College. Martin, who’s the very first woman to lead the prestigious liberal arts c...

Coakley: Trustees violated open meeting law in search for president

By Sam Butterfield

September 5, 2011

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

A version of this article was originally published Aug. 5 on DailyCollegian.com. The office of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has issued a 17-page report detailing numerous Open Meeting Law violations...

Hampshire College mourns death of beloved professor

By Collegian News Staff

January 27, 2011

Filed under Archives, Five College News, Local News

Hampshire College photography professor Robert Seydel, died today, according to the Daily Hampshire Gazette. “Professor Seydel was a very kind gentle person and dedicated professor known for his probing intellect and de...