Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Occupy protesters participate in local demonstrations

By Nancy Pierce

November 18, 2011

Local supporters of the  Occupy Wall Street movement – on the two-month anniversary of the start of its protests in New York – took part in various demonstrations in Amherst yesterday and demonstrated in front of and reportedly...

Bank Transfer Day: Vote With Your Feet

By Michael O'Connor

November 3, 2011

This Saturday is Bank Transfer Day, an opportunity for customers with checking and savings accounts in too-big-too-fail banks to shift their money to local banks and non-profit credit unions. Large banks have been provoking ...

UMass student in custody as robbery suspect

By Collegian News Staff

April 26, 2011

UMass student Shayna J. Henckel-Miller – a 19-year-old who lives at 36 Hedgerow Lane, Amherst – was arrested yesterday and charged with unarmed robbery stemming from a reported robbery that occurred at the Bank of America...

Amherst Bank of America robbery suspect in custody

By Sam Butterfield

April 26, 2011

Amherst police have made an arrest in the Monday morning robbery of a downtown Bank of America branch. Police responded to a 10:54 a.m. call from bank employees at the 1 South Pleasant Street branch stating that a male had recent...