Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Serving what purpose?

By Rachel Dougherty

April 4, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The idea behind the University of Massachusetts Community Service Learning Program (CSL) is simple: students get college credit for volunteering in local communities. But how effective are these programs? What does volunteering...

ComCol funds undergraduate research

By Collegian News Staff

January 24, 2011

Filed under Campus News

The Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts has funded over $67,000 in undergraduate research projects this year, according to a Monday release from UMass’ Office of News and Media Relations.  ...

UMass needs to make the football jump

By Nick O'Malley

December 7, 2010

Filed under Columns

The University of Massachusetts, amid a pretty miserable budget situation, has recently allotted $182 million towards a so called Commonwealth College student complex, which is expected to attract out-of-state, top-tier students...

Letters to the Editor: December 1, 2010

By Staff

December 2, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing to congratulate the University of Massachusetts administration and trustees for the announced $182 million expansion of Commonwealth Honors College (Boston Globe, Nov. 18, 2010). What a fitting 50th...

The wrong time to borrow $182 million

By Stacey Linehan

November 22, 2010

Filed under Columns

The University of Massachusetts is working on a new $182 million complex to benefit 1,500 of the most “elite” students. The new facility will house as well as provide classrooms and student services to some of the Commonwealth...

Breaking news: $182 million ‘honors complex’ announced

By Matthew M. Robare

November 18, 2010

Filed under Archives, Breaking News, Campus News, Five College News

The University of Massachusetts will build a $182 million "honors complex" for Commonwealth Honors College students, according to a story posted by The Boston Globe. According to The Globe the building will cover almost 500,000 square feet and i...

SGA discusses student rights campaign, Comm. College

By Sam Hayes

November 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News, SGA

Editor's note: There were many issues discussed at this meeting. But this article incorrectly portrayed a student as being connected to problems with the University judiciary. The section regarding her appointment to an SGA pos...

John Smol discusses industrialism’s adverse effects in lecture

By Ashley Berger

October 4, 2010

Filed under Environment

Caught between trips to China and South Africa, Professor John Smol of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, presented a lecture titled “How Far Does Our Industrial Footprint Reach?” at the University of Massachusetts...

Video: Making paper cranes for breast cancer awareness

By Mitchell Black

September 23, 2010

Filed under Videos