Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass trustees vote to implement 7.5 percent fee increase

By William Perkins

June 9, 2011

An earlier version of this story was published June 9 on DailyCollegian.com. Students at the University of Massachusetts may have noticed a spike in fees on their tuition bills for this semester. Members of the UMass Bo...

All while wielding a pen

By Mike Fox

May 1, 2011

All my life, writing has been a source of strength, creativity, and self advancement. The act of taking isolated thoughts out of the ether and sending their messages through a series of lines, curves and symbols is absurd when...

SGA Senate debates tobacco ban with Vice Chancellor Jean Kim

By Ashley Berger

April 28, 2011

At last night’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the Senate had the opportunity to ask Vice Chancellor Jean Kim questions about the administration’s feelings and opinions on the recent and much-debated toba...

UMass community gathers for public sector workers

By Michelle Williams

April 5, 2011

Hundreds of members of the University of Massachusetts community packed the Student Union Ballroom Tuesday afternoon to demonstrate support for public sector workers, unions and alternative solutions to funding higher educatio...

Video: SGA Interview with Tower and Fox

By Emily Felder

January 31, 2011

SGA Interview: Brandon Tower and Mike Fox from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

SGA readies for another year

By Sam Hayes

January 19, 2011

As the new semester begins, so does the Student Government Association’s new term. The SGA looks to follow up the fall semester success with new projects, new initiatives, and a new president. “We have some big goals,”...

Meehan will not be next UM president, search continues

By Sam Butterfield

November 30, 2010

University of Massachusetts Lowell Chancellor and former seven-term Congressman Martin "Marty" Meehan will not be the next President of the UMass system, as was discussed first by the Boston Globe last week and later by other media out...

What’s your instead?

By Tyler Manoukian

November 28, 2010

Last February, on a day with clear skies and pristine road conditions, one University of Massachusetts senior learned the hard way that he should not have been texting and driving after almost demolishing his car while texting....