Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students reflect on alternate spring break experiences

By Mtali Banda

March 29, 2013

For some University of Massachusetts students, alternative spring break programs provide opportunities to fill the week off from class with volunteer work focused on community strengthening and social justice. The Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program at UMass f...

Amherst police increase patrols to prevent spring break break-ins

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

March 26, 2013

According to the Amherst Police Department, spring break is a “usual time-period for break-ins” in the Amherst area due to the large number of empty homes left behind by students. However, officers of the APD increased pa...

Spring Break on the cheap side

By Emily Brightman

March 15, 2013

Not everyone has the financial means to go to an exotic location over spring break. Those of us with smaller piggy banks usually end up spending the week parked in front of our laptops with our eyes glued to an endless delu...