Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Town of Amherst receives a $300,000 grant

By Sam Hayes

November 19, 2012

The Town of Amherst received a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women last week to expand services to aid survivors of sexual and domestic violence in the community. The Amhers...

The same-sex marriage debate is stupid

By Nick O'Malley

February 23, 2011

On Wednesday, the Obama administration established a new precedent by no longer backing the Defense of Marriage Act, the 1996 federal law that barred same-sex marriage from being recognized. The law acted as a defense aga...

Amherst Police Department to host community meeting; hire advocate for abuse victims

By Collegian News Staff

October 18, 2010

The Amherst Police Department (APD) announced over the weekend that it will host a community meeting this Wednesday to address a spate of break-ins and issues related to student-town affairs. The community meeting will take...