Massachusetts Daily Collegian

4.0-magnitude earthquake hits New England

By Herb Scribner

October 17, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck New England last night. The earthquake hit about three miles west of Hollis Center, Maine, which borders New Hampshire, at 7:12 p.m., according to Susan Hoover, geophysicist at the United Stat...

Penny Arcade Exposition: The Run-down

By Tim Jones

April 10, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

The Penny Arcade Exposition, or PAX East, is intimidating, especially for newcomers to the massive gaming convention, and that’s putting it mildly. Even among fellow gamers, at least for myself, there was an overwhelming feeling when a...

Students lobby the State House for increased investment in education

By Keriann ORiordan

March 12, 2012

Filed under News

A crowd of nearly 1,000 packed the State House in Boston Thursday, hoping to lobby legislators for more investment in public higher education. Wearing school colors to represent their universities, students met in the Gardner...

New across the nation

By Collegian News Staff

March 31, 2011

Filed under Politics

  Springfield murder investigations turn over to Massachusetts State Police As of midnight Friday, Massachusetts State Police troopers will be take the lead role in any new murder investigations in Springfield while the city’s o...

Bright Eyes change their focus at House of Blues

By Acacia DiCiaccio

March 20, 2011

Filed under Music

Indie band Bright Eyes visited the House of Blues in Boston on Thursday, March 10 with Laura Burhenn’s band, The Mynabirds. Though the musical production of the headliner was spot on, something was off – Bright Eyes, the epitome...

Busch, Cotto, Perno shine for track and field

By Scott Cournoyer

March 9, 2011

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

With the commencement of the outdoor season just a few weeks away, the Massachusetts men’s and women’s track and field squads continued their winter campaigns over the weekend in Boston at the IC4A and Eastern College Athletic Confe...

Cairo to Amherst, protesters take to the streets

By Michelle Williams

February 3, 2011

Filed under Local News

From Cairo to Boston, emotions towards the protesters in Egypt have ranged from fear to joy, anger to support. Over the weekend, hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the Boston Common and Harvard Square, peacefully protesting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and demanding major reforms in...

‘The Town’ brings Hollywood close to home

By Ian Winship

September 20, 2010

Filed under Movies

It’s always exciting to see places from your day-to-day life in a Hollywood movie . Now take that excitement and add bank heists, car chases, and intense gun fights and you have the “The Town.” As a Massachusetts resident,...

O.A.R. creates revolution in Boston

By Ashley Berger

September 7, 2010

Filed under Music

Pop-rock band Of a Revolution returned to Boston for a stop on their annual summer tour in the first of a two night series on July 29. The tour marks the band’s unofficial 11-year anniversary. Marc Roberge, lead singer of O.A.R., int...

“I think I’ll go to Boston…”

By Kate MacDonald

May 3, 2010

Filed under Lifestyle

There is a reason that Boston is called “The Hub.” It is a great cultural haven, where American culture and patriotism began. There is an abundance of activities to take part in during the summer. However, for college students...

Rob Thomas set to rock Boston on heels of new album

By Kate MacDonald

November 8, 2009

Filed under Music

Tonight, Rob Thomas will take the stage at the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston to sing songs from his new album “Cradlesong.” Audience members can expect to hear hits from his multi-platinum debut “…Something to...