Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Sober Shuttle provides students with safe transportation alternative

By Patrick Hoff

March 1, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Each weekend, throngs of University of Massachusetts students go into town to unwind at the bars after a stressful week of classes. To ensure their safe return, the Student Government Association created the “Sober Shuttl...

SGA presses on as semester draws to a close

By Ashley Berger

November 27, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

As the end of the semester draws near, the Student Government Association (SGA)  worked to finalize motions during Monday night’s weekly meeting. The meeting focused on a motion to formally endorse a smartphone application that help...

Rebuilding Student Union, student harassment, and RSO updates highlight SGA meeting

By Matthew Plumb

October 3, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

At Monday night’s Student Government Association meeting, goals for this year were discussed by Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Jean Kim, President Akshay Kapoor, Vice President Garrett Gowen and members of the student ca...

Influential speaker/magician aims to change drinking policy

By Katie Landeck

September 20, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Tom Schiff, the Community Health & Patient Educator for University Health Services asked about 120 University of Massachusetts students if they’d ever seen a drunk person “puking.” Almost all stood. The attendees remained...

Freshmen making immediate impact on SGA

By Sam Hayes

September 18, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Student Government Association (SGA) elections start this Wednesday, and freshmen look to be a major factor. Running from Wednesday morning to Friday at midnight, elections will cover the SGA Senate, Area Governments and Hous...

Decision made on UHS cuts

By Zachary Weishar

April 19, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

After months of deliberation, a committee tasked with reviewing proposed changes to the University Health Services budget agreed on a final recommendation with a 16-1 vote, which was subsequently approved by Chancellor Robert Holub. The changes were intended ...

Akshay Kapoor, Garrett Gowen sworn into SGA offices

By Zachary Weishar

April 3, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts’ Student Government Association underwent a peaceful transfer of power last night when the newly elected administrative team – SGA President Akshay Kapoor and Vice President Garret Gowe...