Massachusetts Daily Collegian

SGA working toward diversifying UMass campus

By Anthony Rentsch

September 22, 2014

Filed under Campus News, News, Scrolling Headlines, SGA

One of the main goals for the Student Government Association at the University of Massachusetts this year is to increase diversity. The SGA hopes to increase the presence of underrepresented minorities, first-generation and low-income...

UMass professor named faculty advisor to Chancellor

By Patrick Hoff

January 24, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

University of Massachusetts Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has named professor of Afro-American Studies Amilcar Shabazz as his faculty adviser for diversity and excellence. In the position, Shabazz will serve on the Campus Leadership Council and b...

Ideology in the Local Community

By Nikhil Rao

January 22, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

At the University of Massachusetts, I’ve observed a large degree of diversity; after all, it’s teeming with people. There are people of all races, backgrounds, ambitions and thought processes. One can have an intelligent conversation...

The minority experience

By Curtis Bloomfield

March 23, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

September 9, 2007 was my first day of classes on a college campus. Excitement and fear ran through my body as I stepped through the doors of the lecture hall of my first class. I entered and took my seat in a room with what had...