Massachusetts Daily Collegian

High-performance computer center opens in Holyoke

By Katherine Clark

December 6, 2012

The new high-performance computing center in Holyoke was officially opened last month in a collaborative effort between the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern...

Holyoke Mayor Visits UMass

By Mary Reines

October 1, 2012

Alex Morse is 23 years old.  He’s the first in his family to graduate from college.  And he’s the current mayor of Holyoke. On Nov. 8, 2011, Morse won the mayoral post in Holyoke, beating incumbent Elaine Pluta. ...

Photo Slideshow: Governor Patrick and Congressman Olver on the last strides to re-election day

By Lindsey Davis

October 31, 2010

Photography by Lindsey Davis...

Green party Lt. Gov. candidate in it to win it

By R.P. Hitt

October 17, 2010

The Green-Rainbow party candidate for lieutenant governor did not come from a privileged background similar to that of many politicians. Richard Purcell, a 50-year-old resident of Holyoke, Mass., moved to Massachusetts in 1974 from...

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...