Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Businesses in Amherst endure the October snowstorm

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 3, 2011

The power outages brought on by Saturday’s snowstorm affected Amherst Center businesses in different ways, from wiping out several days’ worth of potential business for some to bringing in a sudden rush of customers for o...

Amherst strives to recover after fall storm

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 3, 2011

Although Western Massachusetts is making strides every day in regaining power, some of the harder hit areas still remain without power, according to Western Mass. Electric Company spokeswoman Sandra Ahearn. Ahearn said ...

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 3, 2011

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 2, 2011

Dear Editor, I just need to send in a complaint about the condescending and inconsiderate tone of the Chancellor’s response to this State of Emergency in which we of the Pioneer Valley have so recently been, and for many,...

Activities to do when technology fails

By Kate Evans

November 2, 2011

As if only one day off from school wasn’t bad enough, some University of Massachusetts students are forced to attend classes without heat, electricity and Internet. The UMass campus is quickly becoming the real-life version of Humans vs. Zombies as freezing, dirty and grouc...

UMass offers food and shelter after storm

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 2, 2011

As areas in Amherst regain power and students resume classes, the University of Massachusetts continues to give support to off-campus students without power. Many students were able to access free food and water, shower on-campus,...