Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Center for Women and Community celebrates 40th anniversary

By Jaclyn Bryson

February 25, 2013

Students, faculty and community members gathered Friday night to mark the 40th anniversary of the Center for Women and Community, an organization that provides support and counseling services to members of the community. Formerly known as ...

Mass. State Representatives speak at UMass Faculty Senate Meeting

By George Felder

February 25, 2013

A group of state legislators participating in a panel discussion last week came to a consensus that funding for public higher education should be less privatized. The discussion, titled “Public Higher Education as Publi...

Electoral candidates square off at League of Women Voters debate

By Matthew M. Robare

October 24, 2010

Incumbent State Representative Ellen Story (D-Amherst) debated both her challengers, Republican Dan Sandell and Independent Dan Melick last Wednesday night at a candidates’ night hosted by the League of Women Voters of Amherst at the Amherst Regional Middle School. Incumbent Congressman John Olver (D) and ...

Repealing the alcohol tax: to do or not to do?

By Katie Byrne

October 19, 2010

What your vote does, according to "Massachusetts Information for Voters 2010 Ballot Questions" published by Secretary of the Commonwealth William Francis Galvin: A YES VOTE would remove the state sales tax on alcoholic bever...

Ellen Story runs for re-election

By Matthew M. Robare

September 22, 2010

Democrat Ellen Story has represented the Amherst and Granby area in the state House of Representatives since 1992 and is running for re-election. Her opponents are Republican Dan Sandell, a lawyer, and Independent Dan Melick. “My...