Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students protest ban on gay blood donors

By Aviva Luttrell

September 16, 2013

University of Massachusetts junior Tyler Pereira wants you to donate blood because he cannot. On Sept. 12, Pereira and several other students stood outside the UMass Police Department’s annual 9/11 memorial blood drive in the Campus Center basement holding signs prote...

Amherst Teen to be honored by Red Cross for saving his mother’s life

By Jaclyn Bryson

March 14, 2013

On an average Friday night, University of Massachusetts professor Claire Hamilton and her son George Hamilton, 14, order dinner from Antonio’s Pizza and watching a movie together in the comfort of their home. But on Friday,...

Bottles and cans for Haiti

By jmkellogg

February 25, 2010

University of Massachusetts student Aaron Lyon has been collecting bottles and cans from area parties, exchanging them for cash and donating the money to the Red Cross for Haiti relief. Collegian contributor Joshua M. Kellogg created this slidesh...