Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass grads start charitable clothing line

By Aviva Luttrell

October 2, 2013

Filed under Local News, News

They spent their senior year together at the University of Massachusetts, developing and launching a clothing line with a social conscience. In the fall after they graduated, they made their first charitable donation, and a...

Tibetan Buddhist monks to construct sand mandala at UMass

By Aviva Luttrell

September 24, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

A group of visiting Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery will be welcomed to the University of Massachusetts campus by Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and his wife on Wednesday, Sept. 25, according to a University press release. For two days, the monks will create a sand mandala in the Fine Arts Cen...

Students protest ban on gay blood donors

By Aviva Luttrell

September 16, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

University of Massachusetts junior Tyler Pereira wants you to donate blood because he cannot. On Sept. 12, Pereira and several other students stood outside the UMass Police Department’s annual 9/11 memorial blood drive in the Campus Center basement holding signs prote...

UMass website sees improved homepage

By Aviva Luttrell

September 11, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Students returning to the University of Massachusetts website this semester may notice a change after a recent revamp to the school’s homepage. Designed to improve navigation and feature more multimedia content, including...

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...

Funding increase freezes UMass tuition and fees

By Aviva Luttrell

September 4, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Tuition and fees at the University of Massachusetts will remain flat this academic year following a push by higher education officials to ease the financial burden on students. Gov. Deval Patrick signed into law the fiscal...