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Boston Globe: Confessed rapist remains enrolled at UMass due to administrative error

By Collegian News Staff

February 25, 2010

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

According to a story in today's Boston Globe by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) at Boston University, "officials at the University of Massachusetts Amherst this week acknowledged that they allowed a student who...

Horowitz brings controversial ideas to Student Union

By Michelle Williams

February 25, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News

Editor's Note: Due to the snow day, this article will appear in the paper edition of Thursday, Feb. 25. As such, the online article has been slightly updated. On Tuesday evening, former New Left radical turned conservativ...

Bottles and cans for Haiti

By jmkellogg

February 24, 2010

Filed under Archives, Local News

University of Massachusetts student Aaron Lyon has been collecting bottles and cans from area parties, exchanging them for cash and donating the money to the Red Cross for Haiti relief. Collegian contributor Joshua M. Kellogg created this slidesh...

Campus delays opening until 5:30 p.m. today, storms on their way

By Collegian News Staff

February 24, 2010

Filed under Archives, Local News

The campus will delay opening until 5:30 p.m. today, due to severe weather, University of Massachusetts officials announced this morning. For more details on the delay, visit http://www.umass.edu/closing/. Students and faculty of the University are joining t...

Collision sends car over embankment into campus field

By Matt Rocheleau

February 23, 2010

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

A two-car accident sent one vehicle over a steep embankment and into the athletic fields along Commonwealth Avenue across from the campus Recreation Center earlier this evening. There were no injuries according to the dri...

Amherst Select Board votes to recommend higher alcohol fines

By Nick Bush

February 23, 2010

Filed under Local News

The Town of Amherst Select Board voted unanimously last night to recommend raising fines for drinking-related bylaws to the state maximum of $300 at the annual Town Meeting this spring. The item was raised in response to a...

UMass-Lowell sophomore Jonathan Loya to run for state legislature

By Chris Shores

February 23, 2010

Filed under Local News

Many college students are involved in campus politics, but University of Massachusetts Lowell sophomore Jonathan Loya is shooting for Beacon Hill. The 19-year-old from Holliston, Mass. has announced his decision to run for Massachusetts State Representative of the Middlesex E...

Community Clips – Week of Tuesday Feb. 23

By Collegian News Staff

February 23, 2010

Filed under Local News

Campus Visit Day: Full-Time MBA Program Learn more about our highly ranked MBA Program at the Isenberg School of Management. Tue Feb. 23, 8:30 a.m. Isenberg School of Management 305   The Institute of Black Invention and...

New service offers “Life Without Laundry”

By Kat Manser

February 21, 2010

Filed under Local News

The typical student living on-campus at the University of Massachusetts must spend $1.50 in quarters to wash and $1.50 to dry when it comes time to do one load of laundry. Many students also comment on the time it takes to wait...

UMass junior Maia F. McDermott, 21, dies in early morning crash

By Matt Rocheleau

February 20, 2010

Filed under Archives, Local News

A 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student died early this morning when a vehicle she was driving struck a utility pole in Bolyston, Mass. and burst into flames, according to police. A 2006 Mazda, driven by Maia...

Rte. 9 collision separates engine from vehicle, hospitalizes four

By Matt Rocheleau

February 13, 2010

Filed under Archives, Blogs, Breaking News, Local News, Web-Exclusive

View Rte. 9 collision separates engine from vehicle, hospitalizes four - DailyCollegian.com in a larger map A serious head-on collision on Route 9 in Hadley earlier this week separated the engine from one of the vehicles involved and hospitalized four people, including three who are believed to be University of...

PVTA gets an “A” for being green

By Laura Lovett

February 11, 2010

Filed under Local News

Plentiful, efficient transportation, student involvement, and a green initiative have earned the University of Massachusetts’ transit system an “A” in the 2010 college sustainability report. Director of UMass Transit Al Byam said the primary reason for earning the g...