Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Parties causes disturbances in Amherst

By Katie Landeck

September 11, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

As University of Massachusetts students took to the streets for the first full weekend of the semester, several parties got out of control and had to be broken up by the Amherst police department. On Friday night at 11:21 p.m.,...

Study finds increased number of under-23 arrests

By Steffi Porter

February 2, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Almost one third of Americans younger than 23 have been arrested, according to a recent study that collected and analyzed data as a part of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth. The federal government surveyed 7,335 pa...

Police dish out party fines to students

By Collegian News Staff

February 28, 2011

Filed under Campus News

The Amherst Police Department handed out some $4,800 in fines to local young people last weekend for violations of the town’s noise, nuisance and alcohol bylaws, the Daily Hampshire Gazette reported Monday. Police broke up a...

Use and abuse do not need a noose

By Yaroslav Mikhaylov

January 23, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

According to many, the United States government is marked by waste, with money spent on programs that simply don’t achieve results. With the current rhetorical focus on cutting such pointless costs, it’s time to examine a...