Massachusetts Daily Collegian

EEE ban lifted on campus and in surrounding areas

By Sam Hayes

October 16, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

The University of Massachusetts lifted its ban on nighttime outdoor activities Monday, according to an email released to the campus community. The email followed the fall semester’s coldest weekend so far. The weather late Friday night and early Saturday morning met t...

EEE Death in Massachusetts

By Sam Hayes

September 25, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Sixty-three-year-old Amesbury resident Charlene Manseau died Saturday after contracting Eastern equine encephalitis, reported the Associated Press and the Daily News of Newburyport. Manseau was brought to Brigham and Women...

Study shows fish passages to be ineffective

By Katie Landeck

September 11, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

If native fish species, such as alewife and blueback herring, are going to be restored in New England, then officials might want to try different management practices, like building more fish passages and getting rid of more dams, according to Assistant Professor of Fish Population Ecology and ...