Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Males pledge against ‘violence against women’ in White Ribbon Campaign event

By Paul Bagnall

March 8, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

A group of men pledged “to never commit, condone or remain silent about men’s violence against women in all its forms” on Wednesday as part of the University of Massachusetts’s White Ribbon Day Campaign. In previous years, the day of pledges took place in the Mullins Center durin...

UMass fraternities no longer characterized with ‘Zoomass’ party image

By Patrick Hoff

December 5, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Six years ago, some North Pleasant Street houses – known collectively as “Frat Row” – were demolished. The destruction took out more than just houses, effectively ending the fraternity party culture on campus, according...

Something Greek

By Karen Podorefsky

September 5, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

Looking back a few years, I did not think highly of fraternities and sororities. However, once I entered college, I realized that I was wrong to do so. Movies and pop culture put an unnecessarily negative aura around Greek life....

Lending a helping hand, one dance step at a time

By Chris Shores

November 21, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

The Student Union Ballroom – packed yesterday with dancing University of Massachusetts fraternity and sorority members – also served as the dance floor for Joey Coles, a young patient of Baystate Children’s Hospital i...