Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Town of Hadley begins solar development project

By Marleigh Felsenstein

November 6, 2013

In an effort to reduce the high cost of energy in Hadley, the town is beginning a solar development project to generate electricity that is expected to benefit taxpayers for the next 20 years. Through a partnership with Nexamp,...

Annual Shelter Sunday raises money for homeless

By Marleigh Felsenstein

October 21, 2013

On what appeared to be a quiet Sunday morning on the University of Massachusetts, something big was quietly brewing, and the town of Amherst was about to get busy. On Sunday, the non-profit organization, Amherst Friends for the Homeless, held its “Annual Shelter Sunday,” a ye...

OIT promotes Cyber Security Month on campus

By Marleigh Felsenstein

October 8, 2013

October is a month of many scary things: midterms, Halloween and even identity theft. October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, a national effort to increase the awareness of online dangers. It is promoted by many organizations, including the Universit...

Meet SGA Trustee Megan Kingston

By Marleigh Felsenstein

September 22, 2013

Student Government Association Trustee Megan Kingston went through her entire campaign without coffee -- and loved every minute of it. “I’m the worst campaigner in history,” she said. Along with serving as trustee for the SGA, Kingston, a senior accounting major, has spent her time at the Unive...