Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass included in “Princeton Review’s Guide to 311 Green Colleges”

By Staff

April 26, 2011

The University of Massachusetts has been named one of the most successful schools in the country and Canada to “go green,” according to a new guide released by the Princeton Review. According to a release by the UMass News Offi...

The true cost of being green

By Staff

November 18, 2010

Do you know how much electricity you use each day? If I were to pose this question to students living in on-campus dorms, in colleges around the country, almost everyone would have no idea. Students are not consciously aware of the vast amount of energy tha...

Caitlin Canty’s “Neon Streets” expands her sound

By Dave Coffey

October 7, 2010

Since 2007’s independent release “Green,” New York-based songstress Caitlin Canty has been offering up the bittersweet, but rare variety of acoustic folk pop that could make even the most callous barfly both weep and sing along in one three-minute tune.  B...

UMass ranks among nation’s greenest universities

By William Perkins

September 22, 2010

Three colleges in the Pioneer Valley have been listed among the most environmentally friendly schools in the nation, one being the University of Massachusetts. UMass, Hampshire College and Smith College have all been included in The Princeton Review’s “Guide to 286 Green Colleges...

Eat your way to a greener you

By Alex Tillotson

April 21, 2010

The local food movement is on the rise in the food industry, but chefs aren’t the only ones able to take advantage of fresh, organic food anymore. These days, farmers’ markets, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares, a...