Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Patriots Day weekend leads to 15 arrests

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

April 17, 2013

Filed under Crime, Local News, News

The Amherst Police Department reported 15 arrests during the course of the Patriots Day weekend, 14 of which were alcohol related. The weekend’s first arrest occurred only 40 minutes past midnight on Saturday at Monkey Bar....

Student gathering at Puffer’s Pond leaves litter

By Nancy Pierce

April 24, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Last Monday, Patriots’ Day, was a time for students to enjoy a day off from school and take advantage of the nice weather. For many students, that meant spending the day at Puffer’s Pond in North Amherst. Hundreds of st...

What Marathon Monday can teach us

By Katie McKenna

April 17, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Patriots’ Day is a holiday celebrating the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the Revolutionary War – but how many University of Massachusetts students would tell us what the day actually means? The school’s mascot is the Minuteman, yet most of us take t...