Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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Small fire in dorm leads to evacuation

By Patrick Hoff

November 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

A small fire in the basement laundry room of the Pierpont Dorm in Southwest Residential Area caused the evacuation of the building for over an hour on Monday night. Ben Diaz, a freshman who lives in the dorm, said that when the fire started, he could see smoke coming from the building and ther...

UMass hires New York company to review security measures

By Katie Landeck

March 11, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

In an effort to improve campus safety, the University of Massachusetts has hired a New York-based consulting firm to conduct a comprehensive review of security in all residence halls. The firm – Business Protection Specialists,...