Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass acquires papers of famous political activist and whistleblower, Daniel Ellsberg

UMass acquires papers of famous political activist and whistleblower, Daniel Ellsberg

By Kathrine Esten, Assistant News Editor

September 29, 2019

Due to the efforts of administrators and professors, UMass has acquired the papers of whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.

UMass holds panel on anti-war activism during the Vietnam War

UMass holds panel on anti-war activism during the Vietnam War

By Colin Bratton, Collegian Correspondent

September 29, 2019

Three-person panel discusses anti-war activism during the Vietnam War at UMass in conjunction with the release of a new book, “Waging Peace in Vietnam: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed in the War.”

UMass professor named 2019 MacArthur Fellow

UMass professor named 2019 MacArthur Fellow

By Kathrine Esten, Assistant News Editor

September 29, 2019

UMass Professor Ocean Vuong will receive a $625,000 “Genius Grant” after being named 2019 MacArthur Fellow.

Craig’s Doors homeless shelter to open amidst local concerns about homeless population

Craig’s Doors homeless shelter to open amidst local concerns about homeless population

By Meghan Sorensen, Collegian Correspondent

September 29, 2019

Amherst struggles to manage the homeless population after staff resignations at the Craig’s Doors homeless shelter.

The Collegian News Hour S4 E4: Vaping, freshman class, SGA, horse barn and Mass Vintage

The Collegian News Hour S4 E4: Vaping, freshman class, SGA, horse barn and Mass Vintage

By Collegian News Staff

September 29, 2019

This week, our news team talks about vaping, how UMass is adapting to the large freshman class, SGA's first meeting of the semester, the reopening of the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation Hall and Mass Vintage.

GALLERY: FYG U Fest @ UMASS 9/19

By Photo Desk

September 26, 2019

  Over 1,000 students attended the FYG U Fest @ UMASS on September 19.  The festival featured live performances from Pusha-T, Lil Tecca, Savage Ga$p, Supa Dupa Humble, Luh Kel, Teyonah, Souly Had, and student T-Nugg the Phoenix.  Photos by Parker Peters and Matt Berg....

SGA appoints new Senators, discusses campus projects at first meeting

SGA appoints new Senators, discusses campus projects at first meeting

By Sophia Gardner, Collegian Correspondent

September 26, 2019

At their first meeting of the year on Wednesday night, the SGA decided whether to become the first college student government to join a United Nations climate change initiative.

Indigeneous leader speaks about leading resistance in the Amazon

Indigeneous leader speaks about leading resistance in the Amazon

By Irina Costache, Assistant News Editor

September 25, 2019

The talk, interpreted from Spanish, follows the week’s global climate strike.

Historic rebuilt 19th century horse barn officially reopened at UMass ribbon cutting ceremony

Historic rebuilt 19th century horse barn officially reopened at UMass ribbon cutting ceremony

By Chris McLaughlin, Assistant News Editor

September 25, 2019

Rebuilt and relocated in 2017, the historic 19th century horse barn serves its new purpose as the home base for UMass student farmers and was officially reopened yesterday by Chancellor Subbaswamy, among others.

UMass astronomers recognized for picture of black hole

UMass astronomers recognized for picture of black hole

By Kathrine Esten, Assistant News Editor

September 25, 2019

“It is an incredible honor for the UMass team to join the rest of the [Event Horizon Telescope] community in sharing this prestigious Breakthrough Prize for Fundamental Physics.”

New York issues subpoena to Amherst vaping company for selling products with vitamin E acetate oil

New York issues subpoena to Amherst vaping company for selling products with vitamin E acetate oil

By Will Mallas, Assistant News Editor

September 24, 2019

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a ban on flavored e-cigarettes along with a subpoena against several vape stores

Discussion on equine welfare held by the Right Horse Initiative

Discussion on equine welfare held by the Right Horse Initiative

By Jasmine Nelson, Collegian Correspondent

September 24, 2019

How can we save horses and increase horse adoption? On Monday, the Right Horse Initiative held a discussion at the University of Massachusetts to explore these issues