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PEACH collects essentials for Haiti

By Sarah Fonder

April 26, 2012

Progressive Efforts for the Advancement of Change in Haiti [PEACH], a sub-organization of the Haitian American Student Association, will be collecting toiletries and school supplies for Haitians until the semester ends. The...

Sustaining Haiti through permaculture

By Emily Felder

December 1, 2011

Over Thanksgiving break I told my grandfather that I was making a documentary on Haitian agriculture and permaculture gardening, and how to effectively implement sustainability practices into its economy. He rolled his eyes ...

PEACH collecting instruments for Haitians

By Sarah Fonder

November 21, 2011

Instead of asking for money or food, the Progressive Efforts for Advancement and Change in Haiti (PEACH) will be asking for keyboards, saxophones, trombones and other musical instruments that will be donated to the Hope on ...

Determining identity in a diversified lifestyle

By Stephanie Ambroise

November 6, 2011

This is part two of a two part editorial. I was recently at a student-faculty mixer for the psychology department where they had different professors talk about important research that’s going on in psychology today. One of t...

UMass doctoral candidate helps out Haiti

By Amy Brennan

January 30, 2011

Although the world seems to be accustomed to natural disasters due to their abundant recent occurrences, the disaster in Haiti last January created uproar around the entire globe. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake, according...

Haitian relief drying up

By Alison Bowler

September 20, 2010

It has been over nine months since a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook Haiti near its capital, Port Au Prince, destroying homes, killing tens of thousands of people and injuring even more. Yet as the world moves forward, and donations...

Alternative spring break may not be best option for student volunteers

By Rachel Dougherty

March 30, 2010

The sun is shining, hookahs are blazing and half the campus is flooded, which means one thing: spring has come to the University of Massachusetts. With spring, the first thing on everyone’s mind was spring break. While most...

Bottles and cans for Haiti

By jmkellogg

February 24, 2010

University of Massachusetts student Aaron Lyon has been collecting bottles and cans from area parties, exchanging them for cash and donating the money to the Red Cross for Haiti relief. Collegian contributor Joshua M. Kellogg created this slidesh...

University stands up for Haiti with benefit concert

By Andrew Cogan

February 10, 2010

A combination of local and student performers will take the stage to raise funds for the Haiti relief effort tonight at a benefit concert hosted by the University of Massachusetts. Proceeds from the “Stand up for Haiti Bene...

Giving Relief to Haiti

By Matt Kushi

January 26, 2010

There is an oft-quoted line from an Ancient Greek poet named Aeschylus who once wrote, “even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until, in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom...

Haiti and community service connected

By Ben Moriarty

January 19, 2010

The New York Times recently analyzed community service learning programs and even used the one operated by the University of Massachusetts as an example. They wanted to know if the system works and how to make it better.          Even...