Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Campus safety a concern as students settle into campus

By Marie MacCune

September 24, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

As students get settled into their dorms and apartments throughout the University of Massachusetts and its surrounding communities and the fall semester gets into full swing, safety throughout campus is a concern for many. The...

Family of alumnus Paul Manganaro gives major gift to UMass football

By Conor Snell

September 24, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Football, News, Sports

The University of Massachusetts Athletics Department has received a major gift on behalf of the Manganaro Family, committed by UMass alumnus and former Minuteman Paul Manganaro and his brother David. The gift will support the...

Video: Pioneer Valley ‘draws the line’ on Keystone XL pipeline

By Chelsie Field

September 23, 2013

Filed under News Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

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Meet SGA Speaker Sïonan Barrett

By Jason Kotoch

September 18, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

Originally from California, Sïonan Barrett has always wanted to attend an east coast university. The University of Massachusetts, she said, has turned out to be a perfect fit. Redondo Beach native Sïonan (pronounced Shan...

Knowing the signs of suicide can save lives

By Jaclyn Bryson

September 18, 2013

Filed under Health & Wellness, News

According to the National Center for Prevention of Youth Suicide, suicide is one of the leading causes of death for college students in the United States. But Dr. Harry Rockland-Miller, director of the Center for Counseling and Ps...

NESCI conducts Twitter-based study determining mood of entire city

By Catherine Ferris

September 18, 2013

Filed under Env. & Tech., News, Science & Technology

The ability to map the mood of an entire city may seem far-fetched, but with the use of social media—specifically Twitter—research company New England Complex Systems Institute made it happen.   Karla Bertrand of NESCI press relations said that the institute focused on spatia...

Meet the Student Government Association Vice President

By Eleanor Harte

September 17, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Emily Hajjar has big plans for this year. A senior political science major, she is also a student athlete and vice president of the Student Government Association. She has a lot on her plate. But that isn’t stopping her from...

Amherst Police Department Log: Friday, Sept. 13 to Monday, Sept. 16

By Mary Reines

September 17, 2013

Filed under Local News, News

Totals Liquor license violation arrests: 16 Liquor license violation summons: 9 Noise complaints: 33 Vehicle crashes: 6 Vehicle stops: 18   On Saturday at 12:25 a.m., an officer was struck in the back...

Christians preach outside Campus Center

By Patrick Hoff

September 17, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Scott Smith did not always believe in God. He admits that while he was being raised Catholic, he “thought it was all baloney.” About 34 years ago, however, he came to a personal realization about his faith. “I realized th...

UMass researchers get National Science Foundation grant

By Aviva Luttrell

September 11, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Two University of Massachusetts professors and their team of researchers have received a five-year $737,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for coastal infrastructure planning in the Caribbean and Northeast, according...

Hampshire to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony

By Jaclyn Bryson

September 10, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The newly renovated Hampshire Dining Commons will be recognized with a grand re-opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony this Tuesday, hosted by the University of Massachusetts Dining Services.   The ribbon cutting will take p...

Police Log, Sept. 9, 2013

By Mary Reines

September 10, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Amherst Police Department Police Log From Friday, Sept. 6 to Monday, Sept. 9   On Saturday, between 2:28 p.m. and 3:45 p.m., five police officers responded to a disturbance at Townehouse Apartments quads and arrived...