Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Athlete Ally chapter moves to UMass

By Catherine Ferris

March 12, 2014

For athletics, a sense of support, balance and friendship are different aspects that make up a functioning and unified team. These pieces are important for any athlete, including gay athletes, and to aid this, the University of...

Akshay Kapoor, Garrett Gowen sworn into SGA offices

By Zachary Weishar

April 3, 2012

The University of Massachusetts’ Student Government Association underwent a peaceful transfer of power last night when the newly elected administrative team – SGA President Akshay Kapoor and Vice President Garret Gowe...

First Week Survival Guide: Meeting People

By Alissa Mesibov

September 5, 2011

Whether you come to UMass with 99 per cent of your high school class or knowing no one at all, one of the great questions everyone asks is “how will I meet people?” The fear is understandable. Humans are creatures of habit, ...

Hindsight is always 20/20, but who cares?

By Kate MacDonald

May 1, 2011

As I sit here trying to think of some pearls of wisdom to share with my peers who still have a few years left here at UMass, I can’t help but remember some of my funniest and most embarrassing memories here at the Zoo. And, as any graduate will tell you, there are a few missed opportunities that spring ...

Student Government Association holds last meeting before Thanksgiving

By Ashley Berger

November 18, 2010

In a Wednesday, Nov. 17 meeting, the Student Government Association (SGA) appointed new members, revised a small section of the Constitution, and tabled what could have been an important voting issue. Before the meeting, the representatives from the SGA and various R...