Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Rove was Wrong(ed)

April 18, 2013

“The lesbians at Smith College protest better than you do,” so said the anti-gay activist Ryan Sorba at the 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) after hecklers interrupted his speech with boos and jeers. After walking up...

Is tobacco a gay issue?

By Allie Connell

January 31, 2013

Tobacco is responsible for one in five deaths in the United States and is cited as the number one cause of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. The ACS lists statistics about how smoking is linked to both race and age, but...

Israeli pop star Harel Skaat comes to UMass

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

October 31, 2012

Israel pop star Harel Skaat visited the University of Massachusetts’ Hillel House Oct. 28 to lead a discussion about the LGBT life in Israel and about being an openly gay celebrity. The singer started an open dialogue with the ...

Pride and Color posters vandalized

By Tim Jones

February 23, 2011

Local Amherst-based book shop Food for Thought Books has plastered its front window with posters showing images developed by Amherst College’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual, and Queer Racial/Ethnic minorities (GLBTQRE...

UMass ranked among safest schools for gay students

By Collegian News Staff

October 4, 2010

In the wake of the highly publicized Tyler Clementi suicide at Rutgers University in New Jersey and a spate of other attention being paid to bullying in schools, the University of Massachusetts has been ranked among the most tolerant...