Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Faculty, administration await hearing decision from Massachusetts Department of Labor

By Marie MacCune

September 4, 2014

Filed under Business, Campus News, Miscellaneous, News, Scrolling Headlines

The University of Massachusetts administration, Massachusetts Society of Professors, and Continuing and Professional Education faculty are awaiting a decision from the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations after a springtime...

UMass grad Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy reopens

By Peter Cappiello

February 24, 2014

Filed under Business, Local News, News, Profiles, Scrolling Headlines

It was a promise between Binh Nguyen and his ailing karate teacher Ken Grimshaw, who had been diagnosed with leukemia: continue the martial arts tradition. Grimshaw, founder of The Kung Fu Academy in Chicopee, died on Sept. 3,...

Zipcar aims to better student life on campus

By Carrie Bresnahan

September 19, 2013

Filed under Business, Campus News, News, Science & Technology

Having a car on campus can be expensive. The hourly rental car-sharing service Zipcar, however, has arrived on campus to aid students who require a car for their everyday lives. This fall, the University of Massachusetts i...

Second Semester Security Updates

By Anna Jolliffe

April 25, 2013

Filed under Business, Campus News, Crime, Five College News, Miscellaneous, News

As the spring semester comes to an end at the University of Massachusetts, campus safety officials are concentrating on increasing public communication with police as they wait for the assessment of the security in the residence halls done b...

Former NFL star talks athletes’ struggle to live life as role models

By Patrick Strohecker

April 4, 2013

Filed under Miscellaneous, News, Sports

For years, athletes have been viewed as icons for children growing up, idolizing their favorite players from their favorite teams. But after Nike ran a commercial in 1993 of Charles Barkley stating that he is not a role model,...

Survey finds employers value internship and work experience over grades

By Eric Bosco

March 28, 2013

Filed under Business, Miscellaneous, News

A large percentage of employers esteem on-the-job experience over high grade point averages and distinguished academic records, according to a recent survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education and American Public Media’s Marketplace. ...