Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UHS will provide flu vaccinations this fall

By Nikoleta Nikova

October 9, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts is responding to the high number of flu infections predicted by the Center for Disease Control by offering vaccination clinics across the campus this fall. Up to 20 percent of the U.S. population will ...

UMass student found dead in Puffton Village apartment

By Collegian News Staff

October 9, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

A University of Massachusetts student was found dead in his off-campus apartment on Friday, according to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office. Eric Sinacori, 20, of Whitehouse Station, N.J., was a third year kinesiolo...

UMass grads start charitable clothing line

By Aviva Luttrell

October 2, 2013

Filed under Local News, News

They spent their senior year together at the University of Massachusetts, developing and launching a clothing line with a social conscience. In the fall after they graduated, they made their first charitable donation, and a...

SGA discusses class lengths, EDM concert cancellations at meeting

By Katrina Borofski

October 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, SGA

As the semester begins, so does student government; the University of Massachusetts Student Government’s 1665th regular meeting was held on Monday, covering topics from length of classes to the recently cancelled electronic...

Amherst Police Department Log: Friday, Sept. 20 to Monday, Sept. 23

By Mary Reines

September 24, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

Totals Liquor license violation arrests: 9 Liquor license violation summons: 8 Noise complaints: 22 Vehicle crashes: 8 Vehicle stops: 23 Friday, Sept. 20 4:13 p.m. An ignited firework was allegedly placed in the mailbox at 555 Market Hill Rd. and caused minor damage. The paint...

Hampshire Dining Common holds re-opening celebration

By Conor Snell

September 11, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts held a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Sept. 10 to officially celebrate the re-opening of the newly renovated Hampshire Dining Common in the Southwest Residential Area. The ribbon cutting was the...

UMass engineer gets Department of Energy funding to improve chemical reactions in fuel cells

By David Barnstone

September 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, Science & Technology

Now, some of that money is coming to support the work of one engineer at the University of Massachusetts who is trying to understand the fundamental science of fuel cells and use that knowledge to suggest ways to make them less...

UMass awarded $95 million Life Sciences Grant

By Allison Ludtke

September 5, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News, Science & Technology

Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) announced this past June that the University of Massachusetts received a $95 million grant to fund life sciences projects and research at the university. Another...

UMass student spends summer in Wyoming wilderness

By Samara Abramson

September 5, 2013

Filed under News

Samantha Marino had an “amazing” experience over the summer in the wilderness of Wyoming. A management major at the University of Massachusetts, Marino left her hometown of Byfield, Mass., on May 15 to spend the next three...

Dr. George Corey chosen as new executive director of UHS

By Jaclyn Bryson

September 4, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News

  Dr. George Corey, most recently the assistant medical director at University Health Services, has been appointed the new executive director of UHS following the retirement of Dr. Alan Calhoun last June, according to...

The week in review

By Dan Glaun

February 26, 2012

Filed under Blogs, News Blogs

The University's legal troubles continued this week, as the Collegian covered two developing lawsuits against UMass and its  administrators. UMass student Cullen Roe, expelled prior to his disciplinary hearing due to his actions...

Fairness and its inevitable limitations

By Tim Cheplick

April 7, 2010

Filed under Columns

To be optimistic, I will say that I am fairly sure most viewers of Fox “News” realize that the information the channel provides is nothing like their slogan, ‘fair & balanced.’ Loyal viewers of Fox’s programs...