Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Town of Hadley begins solar development project

By Marleigh Felsenstein

November 6, 2013

In an effort to reduce the high cost of energy in Hadley, the town is beginning a solar development project to generate electricity that is expected to benefit taxpayers for the next 20 years. Through a partnership with Nexamp,...

2012 and Beyond: Energizing Obama’s America

By Brian Doherty

September 28, 2012

The election season has stirred up a lot of dispute on several key issues that our country will face in upcoming years. Under President Barack Obama’s administration, a plan is being developed that seems to get less attention...

Hydraulic Fracturing: If it’s so beneficial, why are we covering up so much?

By Alexa Jones

April 10, 2012

Hydraulic fracturing, which is the extraction of natural gas by horizontally drilling into shale rock formations, is great in theory. It marks the profound shift in the United States’ energy policy from dirty coal po...

Benefit those who benefit us

By Staff

November 3, 2011

Look around you, University of Massachusetts – behind the fallen tree branches, inches of snow and windswept students, you’ll find a campus under construction. Behind the Integrated Science Building, a new natural scienc...

Cousins talks about carbon footprints

By Sarah Brown

September 28, 2011

Many University of Massachusetts students might be aware that the cars and buses they take across campus everyday contribute to the carbon footprint of the University and the country at large. What they may not realize, though, is the large quantity of carbon emissions that the buildings emit from ener...

Ten tips for increasing your level of energy!

By Emily McLaughlin

March 22, 2011

Feeling tired in the morning? Feeling sluggish throughout the day? On many occasions a lack of sleep is the cause for this, but when you are getting the recommended hours of rest at night something else could be to blame. Recharge and get back into the swing of things here at the University of Massachu...