Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Honors students have mixed opinions about Roots Café

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 25, 2013

This article is part three in a series addressing student reactions to the Commonwealth Honors Complex. The newly built Roots Café located in the center of the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community (CHCRC) has attracted students with the promise of fresh...

UMass Marching Band section leaders keep band enthusiastic

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 20, 2013

Despite the added hours and extra work that leaders of the University of Massachusetts Minutemen Marching Band put into organizing and running their sections, there is one thing they always strive to do: Make it fun. “W...

Rookies find a home in the UMass Marching Band

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 19, 2013

This article is part six in a series as the UMass Marching Band prepares for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. For some students, the hardest part of freshman year is leaving their families behind and searching for new fri...

Mineral exhibit opens on campus

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 4, 2013

Just like snowflakes, the Rausch Mineral Gallery at the University of Massachusetts is proving that no two rocks are alike. Located in Morrill Hall, the gallery, which formally opened on Saturday, Oct. 19, is home to ov...

Candle light vigil supports domestic violence survivors

By Jaclyn Bryson

November 1, 2013

For nine seconds, no one said a word. Then Victoria Lee, member of the Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc., stepped forward. “Every nine seconds in the U.S., a woman is assaulted or beaten,” she said, explaining the mome...

Nearly Naked Mile raises awareness of Mass. homeless

By Jaclyn Bryson

October 21, 2013

Despite the brisk October weather, University of Massachusetts students came together on Friday wearing their brightly colored tee-shirts, shorts and undergarments and sporting black, red and white body paint on their skin, all...

For Amherst homeless, ‘Hope’ comes in the form of a cow

By Jaclyn Bryson

October 3, 2013

There is a cow in Amherst Center, standing guard outside the Loose Goose Café, quietly watching the traffic make its way down North Pleasant Street. But it isn’t real. The life-sized cow statue, named “Hope,” wa...

Knowing the signs of suicide can save lives

By Jaclyn Bryson

September 18, 2013

According to the National Center for Prevention of Youth Suicide, suicide is one of the leading causes of death for college students in the United States. But Dr. Harry Rockland-Miller, director of the Center for Counseling and Ps...

Hampshire to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony

By Jaclyn Bryson

September 10, 2013

The newly renovated Hampshire Dining Commons will be recognized with a grand re-opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony this Tuesday, hosted by the University of Massachusetts Dining Services.   The ribbon cutting will take p...