Massachusetts Daily Collegian

EEE ban lifted on campus and in surrounding areas

By Sam Hayes

October 16, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

The University of Massachusetts lifted its ban on nighttime outdoor activities Monday, according to an email released to the campus community. The email followed the fall semester’s coldest weekend so far. The weather late Friday night and early Saturday morning met t...

EEE Death in Massachusetts

By Sam Hayes

September 25, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Sixty-three-year-old Amesbury resident Charlene Manseau died Saturday after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis, reported the Associated Press and the Daily News of Newburyport. Manseau was brought to Brigham and Women...

Fiction Friday: Sam the Minuteman and the EEE scare

By Matt Brown

September 21, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Editor’s note: This story is a fictitious account. There are not, nor have there ever been, zombies occupying the Campus Center. Introducing, ‘Fiction Friday.’ Sam’s hand trembled as his finger reste...

Campus suspends nighttime activities due to EEE threat

By Katie Landeck

September 13, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Nighttime outdoor activities have been cancelled at the University of Massachusetts until further notice as a precautionary measure against Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a virus carried by mosquitos that can be deadly to humans The...

Threat of EEE high in Amherst

By Katie Landeck

September 10, 2012

Filed under Health & Wellness, News

Students and residents of the Pioneer Valley are being advised to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites after a case of the mosquito-borne illness Eastern equine encephalitis was confirmed in the area on Thursday. The threa...