Massachusetts Daily Collegian

When guilt-trips backfire

By Kate Leddy

October 28, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

If you grew up in a developed country like the United States, chances are you’ve been told or at least heard of the classic phrase, “Finish your food. There are starving kids in Africa.” It’s a line laced with guilt-trips...

UMass field hockey to host tough A-10 competition over the weekend

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 24, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The No. 12 Massachusetts field hockey team will host two of its toughest Atlantic 10 conference opponents this weekend, including its biggest rival in the league. On Friday, the Minutewomen will host Richmond at 1 p.m., an...

UMass graduate wins food science competition

By Mary Reines

September 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Env. & Tech., News, Science & Technology

A faster way to detect pesticide residue was discovered by University of Massachusetts Honors graduate Wisiani Wijaya. She won first place at the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association’s (IFTSA) undergraduate research competition in July. What once took hours...

UMass students compete in skydiving competition

By Alyssa Creamer

January 18, 2011

Filed under Miscellaneous

Skydiving can be seen as a brave endeavor, a task for bucket lists and a mother’s worst nightmare involving her teenage thrill-seeker. However, skydiving is also a collegiate sport, not only for the brave, but also for the...