Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Athlete Ally chapter moves to UMass

By Catherine Ferris

March 12, 2014

For athletics, a sense of support, balance and friendship are different aspects that make up a functioning and unified team. These pieces are important for any athlete, including gay athletes, and to aid this, the University of...

UMass grad Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy reopens

By Peter Cappiello

February 24, 2014

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,...

Skateboarding to Eden

Skateboarding to Eden

December 5, 2013

Band managers take on challenge of coordinating Macy’s Day Parade performance

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 14, 2013

This article is part four in a series on the UMass Minuteman Marching Band as they prepare to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. During this time of year, the biggest concern for most students is getting thr...

Dr. Timothy Anderson leads UMass marching band to New York

By Patrick Hoff

November 7, 2013

This article is part two in a series on the UMass Minuteman Marching Band as they prepare to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. On a typical day, Dr. Timothy Anderson comes into work around 7 a.m., goes to the Univer...

Bob Kain visits UMass as Executive-In-Residence

By Mark Chiarelli

October 31, 2013

The senior advisor for the Creative Artists Agency and former President and co-CEO of IMG Worldwide Bob Kain visited campus this week, delivering the Sports Innovators Keynote Address at the Campus Center auditorium on Tuesday. Kain...

Student majors in EDM DJing

By Kristin LaFratta

October 10, 2013

Sweat drips from his jet-black hair past his temples as his fingers glide over the controllers to crossfade into the last song of the night. After a night of playing for over 200 people at Diva’s Nightclub, a venue in Northampton, the lights turn on. He wears headphones and a beaming smile as he shout...

Late UMass senior James Tan remembered for his passion for volunteering

By Chelsie Field

February 28, 2013

University of Massachusetts senior James W. Tan, a 10-year resident of Belchertown, passed away Feb. 19. He was 22. The death occurred at an undisclosed Amherst location and was ruled not suspicious by the Northwestern district attorney’s office. Officials confirmed t...

Former chancellor Randolph W. Bromery dead at 87

By Patrick Hoff

February 28, 2013

Randolph William “Bill” Bromery, of Peabody, former chancellor of the University of Massachusetts and Commonwealth Professor emeritus of geophysics, died Tuesday, Feb. 26 in Danvers at the age of 87. Bromery served...