Massachusetts Daily Collegian

“Extravaganja” event leads to multiple arrests for Amherst Police.

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 23, 2013

Filed under Crime, News

Due to the large turnout of attendees for the annual “Extravaganja” event this weekend, the Amherst Police Department responded to multiple calls in the downtown area. According to an APD press release, approximately 6,000...

Who’da Funk It? wins CRC Battle of the Bands

By Tommy Verdone

April 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

On Thursday evening in the Student Union Ballroom, the Cannabis Reform Coalition’s annual Battle of the Bands got off to a slow start, but had an explosive ending. The show started around 6:10 p.m. and ran until just afte...

Local artists to compete at Battle of the Bands this Thursday

By Tommy Verdone

March 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Music

The University of Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition (CRC) is hosting its annual Battle of the Bands competition Thursday night at the Student Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to UMass students as well the general...

Amherst, UMass prep for end-of-school year, late spring partying

By Brittney Figueira

April 25, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

It comes as no surprise to students at the University of Massachusetts that police officers in the area are cracking down hard during the final weekends of the spring semester. According to the Amherst Police Department (APD), office...

A step in the right legal direction

By Billy Rainsford

April 21, 2011

Filed under Point-Counterpoint

Extravaganja, of course, is the famed yearly festival where the town of Amherst plays host to marijuana reform activists from all over the Northeast United States. The event is certainly controversial, if for no other reason t...