Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass Women into Leadership looks to fight the gender gap

By Eleanor Harte

September 8, 2014

Filed under Archives, Campus News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Undergraduate women at the University of Massachusetts who seek careers in public service will soon have a program devoted to helping them reach their goal. UMass Women into Leadership, a new program through the Department...

SALT partners with SaveUp to fight student debt

By Eleanor Harte

November 26, 2013

Filed under Local News, News

SALT, a non-profit free educational resource created by American Student Assistance to assist students in making better decisions about finances, partnered earlier this month with SaveUp, the nation’s first free rewards program for paying down debt. SaveUp is a free online program that o...

Drum majors lead band to Macy’s

By Eleanor Harte

November 18, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

This article is part five in a series as the UMass Marching Band prepares for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Rachel Rivard had 100 friends on campus before she even walked into a classroom. The week before her...

New art exhibits define American culture

By Eleanor Harte

November 18, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

Two exhibits defining what it means to be an American in the 20th and 21st centuries have opened in the Herter Art Gallery at the University of Massachusetts. “American Pie” is an exhibition of works by British documentary pho...

Protect Our Breasts campaigns for prevention during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Eleanor Harte

October 16, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Protect Our Breasts, a communications and awareness initiative based at the University of Massachusetts, launched its “Don’t Pink About It, Think About It” campaign last week. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the group is using this month to further spread its messag...

Students serve up Marriott Meals

By Eleanor Harte

October 8, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Next week, Lorena Tapia will manage her own restaurant for a night. She will be in charge of the table settings, the menu design and the presentation. She will manage the servers and will choose the amount of food to order and the table settings. It’s a typical situation for restaurant m...

Meet the Student Government Association Vice President

By Eleanor Harte

September 17, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Emily Hajjar has big plans for this year. A senior political science major, she is also a student athlete and vice president of the Student Government Association. She has a lot on her plate. But that isn’t stopping her from...