Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The Cons of the Constant Construction

By Josh Steinberg

September 21, 2012

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....

Swinford Comments on UMass Master Plan

By Vickie Palmatier

September 18, 2012

Imagine this: a campus with wide pathways, beautiful views, state-of-the-art buildings, plenty of parking and sunny green areas dispersed throughout, filled with students enjoying the sun. Well, that’s all in the master plan for the University of Massachusetts....

Construction to close walkway on north side of campus pond

By Sarah Hardy

March 16, 2012

Construction for the New Academic Classroom Building will begin Monday, March 19, closing the walkway on the north side of the University of Massachusetts campus pond next to the Campus Center and Hasbrouck Laboratory for the...

New Permaculture Garden, local food topics of first UMass Sustainability Fair

By Dan Peltier

November 1, 2011

The construction of a new permaculture garden at the Berkshire Dining Commons, as well as different ways that members of the campus community can do contribute to make the University of Massachusetts more sustainable, were showcased...

Breaking news: $182 million ‘honors complex’ announced

By Matthew M. Robare

November 18, 2010

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...

Journalism department finally got a piece of the pie

By Sam Hayes

November 3, 2010

The Communications, Journalism and Linguistics Departments will be getting a new home for the 2014 spring semester when a new $85 million dollar, 1800-person, “state of the art” academic building is scheduled to be complete. Secretary of the State Executive Office for Admin...

Construction around campus

By Jeffrey Edwards

September 28, 2010

ALSO SEE: Do students think construction should continue during the school year? Any student on campus with eyes and ears knows that there's a lot of construction on campus right now.  From the new roundabout to the new ...