Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Stabbed students expected to survive

By Collegian News Staff

September 20, 2011

Filed under Archives, Local News, News

Two University of Massachusetts students who were taken to the hospital after being stabbed at a gathering on College Street early Sunday are expected to survive from their injuries, police said yesterday. The two students – a 19-...

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...

Vermont teen missing since Irene

By Collegian News Staff

September 14, 2011

Filed under Local News

A group of investigators looking for a missing 17-year-old boy, from Vermont are recruiting members of the University of Massachusetts community to participate in their search efforts. Marble Ace Arvidson, a West Brattlebor...

UMass students suffers injury at Meadow St. disturbance

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

September 13, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News

A 20-year-old University of Massachusetts student suffered a severe head injury early Saturday morning after he was hit with a bottle during a disturbance in the area of North Pleasant St. and Meadow St,., police said. T...

UMass campus, Amherst community remember Sept. 11

By William Perkins

September 12, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

At 8:46, 9:03, 9:45 and 10:10 yesterday morning, bells rang and silence blanketed some parts of the University of Massachusetts campus. Under grey but brightening skies, some individuals and members of campus groups observed...

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...

Annual Town Meeting to discuss a number of articles

By William Perkins

May 1, 2011

Filed under Local News

A proposition that would allow the town manager to commence negotiations which could lead to the creation of a solar panel site at an old landfill on in town. A zoning bylaw change that would allow residents to keep up to 12 ...

APD make cocaine bust on East Hadley Tues.

By Collegian News Staff

April 28, 2011

Filed under Local News, News

The Amherst Police Department responded to reports of gunshots fired on East Hadley Road Tuesday evening and ultimately discovered something quite different. When officers responded to the scene at 11:14 p.m. that night, they...

Area students dig for local history

By Collegian News Staff

April 26, 2011

Filed under Local News

On Saturday, the Amherst History Museum and the University of Massachusetts history department cosponsored a preparatory archaeological dig at the museum’s 18th-century Strong House site. Museum staff and UMass professor Brian Jon...

Students celebrate festival of colors

By Michelle Williams

April 21, 2011

Filed under Local News

Through a cloud of colorful dust at Hampshire College, students could be seen throwing, smearing and splashing bright powders on each other in celebration of Holi. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, is a tradit...

Legal Services wants students to know their rights in police encounters

By Ashley Berger

April 18, 2011

Filed under Local News

As the weather warms and with the end of the academic year looming, it is safe to say everyone is starting to get a little bit of spring fever. Students sometimes tend to get a bit more rowdy at the culmination of the spring ...