Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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

By Nikoleta Nikova

November 14, 2013

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

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

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 11, 2013

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

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

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. ...

Many motor vehicle violations in Amherst this weekend

By Chelsie Field

December 4, 2012

Most of the weekend activity for the Amherst Police Department was on the road, with a spike in motor vehicle stops from recent weekends. However student misbehavior off-campus stayed the same as Detective David Foster of...

UMass pilots new academic programs in the dorms

By Katie Landeck

September 5, 2012

Freshmen at the University of Massachusetts have two new programs this year that strive to help them with academic success. The Provost’s Working Group on Student Success, a group that develops ways to support residentially-based ac...

Open forum discusses future of UMass

By Staff

November 17, 2011

Dennis Swinford, director of campus planning, wants to ensure the future modifications and renovations to the University of Massachusetts will help unify the campus community while creating a safer, more sustainable environ...

Top 10 scariest places on campus

By Kate Evans

October 25, 2010

With Halloween approaching, the late nights packed with party hunting and chilly walks home are inevitable. The University of Massachusetts is generally a safe campus. That isn't to say it isn't creepy, however. The area is packed...