Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Honors Dorm Open Door Competition, but not all interested

By Catherine Ferris

December 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

This article is part four in a series addressing student reactions to the Commonwealth Honors Complex.   A sense of community is something students may find comfort in when away from home at college. To help with thi...

FedEx drop boxes removed from campus

By Nikoleta Nikova

November 21, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Three out of the four FedEx drop boxes on the University of Massachusetts campus were removed this past month, according to Charles Apicella, who is the manager of mail and distribution services at UMass. According to the UMass ...

UMass students organize teach-in event in attempt to decrease cost of enrollment

By Nikoleta Nikova

November 14, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News, Politics

In an attempt to decrease the cost of enrollment at the University of Massachusetts, several organizations at UMass are hosting a teach-in today featuring speeches from faculty, staff and students. “We don’t feel that th...

Dr. Timothy Anderson leads UMass marching band to New York

By Patrick Hoff

November 7, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, Profiles

This article is part two in a series on the UMass Minuteman Marching Band as they prepare to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. On a typical day, Dr. Timothy Anderson comes into work around 7 a.m., goes to the Univer...

Campus construction presents bike commuters with obstacles

By Jason Kotoch

October 10, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Construction on the University of Massachusetts campus has made traveling to class challenging for bikers and pedestrians alike. One of the areas of construction is near the library. Victoria Johnson, an undergraduate anima...

Recreation Center warns students of endangered access to equipment rentals

By Paul Bagnall

September 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News

The University of Massachusetts’ Recreation Center has always been willing to lend students shower and locker room equipment. But with equipment increasingly going missing last semester, that luxury has come under thre...

UMass named one of “best value campuses”

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

February 13, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The Princeton Review has named the University of Massachusetts one of its “150 Best Value Colleges” for 2013, according to a UMass news release. This year’s list, which was released Feb. 5, rated 650 college campuses...

Students protest proposed Trailbreaker pipeline

By Brian Bevilacqua

January 24, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Sixteen University of Massachusetts students marched from the Haigis Mall to Amherst Commons yesterday in protest of Exxon Mobile, Suncor Energy and Enbridge’s plan to pump oil sand from Canada through New England to Portland, Maine. ...