Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Kumble Subbaswamy formally inaugurated as UMass chancellor

By Brian Bevilacqua

April 28, 2013

The work of Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy was praised with speeches highlighting his eagerness to learn from his faculty and students at the chancellor’s inauguration on Saturday. During a ceremony at the Mullins Center, Subbaswamy’s colleagues expressed admiration ...

Amherst town elections open today

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 8, 2013

The Town of Amherst polls will open today for the annual town elections, in which at least 15 University of Massachusetts students will be vying for election for a Town Meeting seat. The Town Meeting is projected to be made u...

SGA Returns From Break Post-Election

By Eric Bosco

March 26, 2013

On the first day back from spring break, the SGA met briefly, presenting the results of the recent SGA elections and  handling other business. The only special order of the night was the unanimous ratification of the SGA el...

SGA president outlines goals for years

By Matthew Plumb

November 8, 2012

As Student Government Association President Akshay Kapoor nears the end of his first semester as president, he plans to emphasize forging connections with campus administrators and state policy makers. In early October, Kapoor announ...

UMass students ‘make a difference’ in the community

By Katie Landeck

September 17, 2012

Over 200 University of Massachusetts students gathered at the Haigis Mall Saturday morning before heading into Amherst “to help out their community,” as Student Government Association President Akshay Kapoor puts it. Kapoor le...

New school year brings new visions to SGA

By Sam Hayes

September 5, 2012

As the academic year begins this fall, so does the new Student Government Association (SGA) term. In addition to the implementation of the new Vice President position, SGA members are looking to involve more students, restructure relations with the Area Governments and...

For next SGA president Akshay Kapoor, a title, a voice and a challenge

By Chris Shores

April 2, 2012

Akshay Kapoor – a 21-year-old Boxborough native pursuing a pre-med track as a public health and sociology double major – will become the next president of the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association tonight...

Student body elects Kapoor as SGA president, Healy as student trustee

By Chris Shores

March 16, 2012

In a Student Government Association election that saw a 14 percent undergraduate voter turnout, Akshay Kapoor was elected the University of Massachusetts’ SGA president for the 2012-2013 school year. Kapoor – and vice presidential...

SGA election candidates take part in debate

By Lauren Vincent

March 8, 2012

The majority of chairs were left vacant as the candidates for the Student Government Association elections took the stage for a debate in the Student Union Ballroom last night. Moderated by Political Science professor MJ ...

UM crowns Brooke Myones and Akshay Kapoor first homecoming queen and king

By Collegian News Staff

November 6, 2011

The University of Massachusetts crowned Akshay Kapoor and Brooke Myones  its first ever homecoming king and queen this past weekend at the Homecoming Football game against Villanova. Kapoor, a junior public health major ...