Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Construction switches up paths to class

By Katrina Borofski

November 6, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

For students at the University of Massachusetts this fall, the struggle of trudging to class across the large campus goes beyond the cold temperatures and fierce wind chill, as students also face the inconvenience of major construction...

Blue Wall to undergo renovations

By Shelby Ashline

October 24, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Students who frequent the Blue Wall for meals will soon be forced to find alternatives as the University of Massachusetts plans to undergo renovations of the dining area after the end of this semester. The transformation,...

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...

‘The Spot’ undergoes renovations

By Jason Kotoch

October 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Renovations are well underway as “The Spot,” a student space in the lobby of the Student Union, gets a facelift. The construction site that currently greets people entering the building will soon become a place for students...

UMass completes multiple construction projects over summer

By Mary Reines

September 3, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Over the summer, the University of Massachusetts completed construction on the Hampshire Dining Commons, the Life Science Laboratories and the Commonwealth Honors College and Residential Complex (CHCRC). According to UMass...

Students should explore campus businesses, despite construction

By Samara Abramson

March 8, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Monday morning, I was heading over to the Student Union to get a bagel from People’s Market, which is a student-run, organic coffee shop that sells a variety of organic foods. As I was walking through the DuBois wind tunnel, trying to ignore the ugly construction site ...

Video: $3.1 billion approved for UMass’ new construction system

By Brian Bevilacqua

October 11, 2012

Filed under News Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees’ Committee on Administration and Finance has decided to continue the ongoing construction at UMass and throughout the five-campus system. Collegian Construction from Daily C...

Board of Trustees approves $3.1 billion for UMass’ new construction system

By Brian Bevilacqua

October 9, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees’ Committee on Administration and Finance has decided to continue the ongoing construction at UMass and throughout the five-campus system. The Board approved $3.1 billion in spending on fu...

State gives $85 million for a new science building

By Katie Landeck

October 4, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The state released $85 million to the University of Massachusetts on Tuesday to fund the construction of a new sciences building on campus. The building, which will house the chemistry and physics programs, will be comple...

21st Century University is worth temporary inconvenience

By Zac Bears

September 21, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

The University of Massachusetts’ Facilities Planning department defines five current major construction projects: The Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex (CHCRC), New Academic Classroom Building (NACB), Life Science Laboratories...

The Cons of the Constant Construction

By Josh Steinberg

September 21, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

The crisp bite of the autumn air nips delicately at my face as I stroll through campus. A deep inhalation fills my lungs with cool, refreshing air. Tinges of orange paint the tips of trees and prepare for their annual takeover....