Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Twenty nine UMass grads to Teach for America

By Cameron Ford

September 6, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Local News

Recently, the non-profit organization Teach for America declared the Unviersity of Massachusetts a top resource for applicants for its controversial program. From last year’s graduating class, Teach for America selected 2...

Updated: Jason Vassell trial over; charges will be dropped after two more months of probation

By Alyssa Creamer

June 11, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Local News

UPDATED: 6/11/10 Jason Vassell, a former University of Massachusetts student, will have charges of aggravated assault and battery dropped if he completes two more months of probation without incidence. The decision was made la...

Google: UMass discontinuing Google Apps service potentially unprecedented

By Matt Rocheleau

May 11, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News, Science & Technology

It's not often to hear Google has failed at anything, but according to the Office of Information Technology (OIT), the Google Apps service offered at the beginning of the school year has failed to catch on with students. University...

The Norwottuck Trail finds itself a pain in the glass and planning

By Chelsea Whitton

May 2, 2010

Filed under Environment, Health & Wellness, Local News

The Norwottuck Rail Trail, an 11-mile stretch that winds through Belchertown, Amherst, Hadley and Northampton, Massachusetts, presents its users with preserved land, the Connecticut River, a view of the mountains and fresh New...

Crime Log: April 21 – 25

By Collegian News Staff

April 30, 2010

Filed under Local News

Friday, April 23 Mildred A. Roper of Westford, Massachusetts was arrested as the result of a traffic stop. A University of Massachusetts Police Department officer driving on Massachusetts Ave. viewed a car following behind...

UPDATED: 12 hospitalized, including ‘large number’ of UMass students, for severe intoxication at campus party, area hospital forced to close ER

By Matt Rocheleau

April 26, 2010

Filed under Archives, Breaking News, Campus News, Local News

A dozen people, including a high number of UMass students, were hospitalized and treated for severe intoxication after becoming ill during an on-campus dance party Saturday night into Sunday morning, according to campus offici...

PD: Driver who struck, injured UMass bicyclist in hit-and-run identified

By Collegian News Staff

April 26, 2010

Filed under Archives, Breaking News, Local News

The driver of a vehicle that struck and hospitalized a University of Massachusetts bicyclist in a hit-and-run collision last weekend has been identified, police said. A 19-year-old Orange man, whose name was not disclosed because he h...

Economic analyst Janszen discusses online start-ups

By Michelle Williams

April 25, 2010

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

Eric Janszen, an economic analyst and CEO of iTulip, a financial advisory firm, spoke at the University of Massachusetts last Wednesday evening, delivering a presentation titled “How to Build a Company in 40 Minutes.” The...

Crime Log April 12 – 19

By Collegian News Staff

April 25, 2010

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

April 12 Karen Brinn-Nazarro of Crestwood, New York, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct. At 8:34 p.m., two female students reported a woman in Hampden Dining Commons snack bar verbally harassing them. Brinn-Nazarro...

Showcase debate features heated opinion from students

By Michelle Williams

April 22, 2010

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

Students, faculty and community members filled the Cape Cod Lounge in the University of Massachusetts Student Union Wednesday night, with students packing in to sit on the floor or stand in the back just to catch a glimpse of...

Open wide, here comes the Taste of UMass

By Collegian News Staff

April 21, 2010

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

The 16th-Annual Taste of UMass will be held today from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Mullins Center. PVTA buses to the Mullins Center from across campus will be available starting at 4:00 p.m., with extra buses running to accommodate...

UMass Pow Wow honors Native American culture

By Jennifer Heshion

April 19, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News

Honoring Native American cultural traditions in dance, music, crafts and food, the University of Massachusetts will host a powwow on Saturday in conjunction with Thursday’s scheduled symposium, “Indigenous Peoples, Cultural...