Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Friday and Saturday night parties lead to multiple reported arrests in the Amherst crime log

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 2, 2013

Filed under Archives, Crime, News

Officers from the Amherst Police Department made a number of arrests this weekend after dispersing large parties on both Friday and Saturday night. Beginning Friday at noon, police responded to a reported larceny at 229 Ma...

The ten things I wish someone told me before I went to college

By Purti Pareek

November 14, 2012

Filed under Blogs

1.)  As much as I’m happy to have “UMass award ranked dining,” your college diet will most likely consist of tons of caffeine and a lot of ramen/your choice of midnight snack (that you should probably shouldn’t be eati...

Coalition of Amherst Neighborhoods aims to change town bylaws

By Sam Hayes

September 21, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Amherst citizens are trying to manage out-of-control partying and heavy usage of town emergency resources with a new tactic. Rather than increasing fines as done in the past, they are looking to take on local landlords and zoni...

Dam controversy

By Eric Magazu

October 27, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Tonight, perhaps even last night, was the start of a major partying weekend: Halloweekend. I’m sure the UMass Police are gearing up for what will be a raucous holiday. If only the administration gave us Monday off this weekend,...

How to that keep hard-earned cash

By Acacia DiCiaccio

September 6, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

After spending an entire summer working a crappy job in food service or an office without air conditioning, students look upon their bank accounts in glory as they consider all of the late-night Wings and bar tabs that they can...

No I do not drink, yes I go to UMass

By Tim Jones

February 23, 2011

Filed under Columns

The University of Massachusetts is obviously notorious for its reputation as a party school, and many treat it as such. Simply mentioning that you’re a student at this school can come with certain disadvantages. Just bein...

Partying getting more expensive in Amherst

By Brian Canova

January 26, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Crime

Since the start of the new school year, nearly $40,000 worth of fines have been issued by the Amherst Police Department to young, college-age individuals. Last May, an amendment was added to the Town of Amherst bylaws which i...