Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass seniors create concussion analyzing helmet

By Aviva Luttrell

April 2, 2013

Filed under News

Wires, computer chips and various other electronic parts cluttered the nearly unoccupied rows of Marcus Hall basement laboratory workstations at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on a recent Thursday evening. Among the mishmash of compo...

Lifetime sentences of legal headshots

By Claire Anderson

February 4, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I love hockey. It’s a fun time, and plays move faster and involve more skill than football. But both hockey and football are fast-paced, dangerous sports which sometimes lead to fights between players and traumatic injurie...

Concussed: The NFL’s path towards death

By Taylor C. Snow

October 16, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Arguably the most detrimental injury in football is the concussion; so why has it been vastly overlooked for such a long period of time? While most injuries make an immediate impact on the body — such as a broken bone or a torn ...