Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Family, friends remember UMass student James ‘Jake’ Hoffman

By Chelsie Field

February 4, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

It is his contagious smile and charismatic personality that many who knew James “Jake” Hoffman, the 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student who died in the Jan. 21 fire at Rolling Green Apartments, remember fi...

Rolling Green fire victim identified as UMass student James Hoffman

By Chelsie Field

January 23, 2013

Filed under Local News, News

Officials at the state medical examiner’s office have identified the University of Massachusetts student killed in a Monday morning fire at Rolling Green apartments as 21-year-old James Hoffman of Stoughton. Hoffman, ...

Students gather in Southwest after Obama’s re-election announced

By Alyssa Creamer

November 7, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

About 500 students gathered in the Southwest Residential Area as President Barack Obama’s re-election was called by media outlets nationwide. The gathering began as a tame celebration. However, students’ behaviors and...

Vehicle ablaze at entrance to lower garage of Campus Center

By Alyssa Creamer

February 24, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

At approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday night, a vehicle caught fire nearly 200 feet from the entrance to the lower garage of the Campus Center, blocking visitors to the campus center from entering or leaving the lower garage and i...

It’s not easy being red

By Nick O'Malley

January 30, 2011

Filed under Columns

Nestled gently on the bosom of the Pioneer Valley, the University of Massachusetts has never really had much of an identity crisis when it comes to its political slant. UMass, and much of the surrounding area, could be accura...