Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass Springfield Center promotes higher education outside of Amherst

By Brianna Zimmerman

September 25, 2014

Filed under Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Center at Springfield held its grand opening event on Wednesday, marking the start of a chance for those in the area to better their education. The event took place in Springfield...

UMass plans to open Springfield satellite campus

By Shelby Ashline

October 8, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts is currently exploring the possibility of opening a satellite center in downtown Springfield, which could be open as soon as the fall of 2014. The satellite would be used as a way to supplement the U...

Springfield to hold Teenage Suicide Awareness Walk

By Andrea Lee

September 26, 2013

Filed under Local News, News

In the United States, a person dies by suicide every 13.7 minutes. With suicide affecting more and more lives each year, efforts to increase awareness are increasing in order to help educate children, teenagers and adults about ...

New England Public Radio breaks ground on new facility in Springfield

By Patrick Hoff

March 7, 2013

Filed under Local News, Miscellaneous, News

New England Public Radio formally broke ground on its new facility in Springfield on Monday, ushering in the next chapter in the history of the radio station. Located in downtown Springfield at the corner of Main and Bridge streets, the multi-mi...

UMass basketball holds off Elon in overtime

By Stephen Hewitt

December 15, 2012

Filed under Archives, Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

SPRINGFIELD – Some say that repetition is the key to success. And when the Massachusetts men’s basketball team plays in close games, that saying can certainly be applied. There were no buzzer-beaters or last-second,...

Miguel Rojas’ hat trick powers men’s club hockey past Springfield

By Cody Prudhomme

November 20, 2012

Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Freshman forward Miguel Rojas led the offensive attack for the Massachusetts men’s club hockey team in a 7-1 road victory over Springfield on Sunday. A heavy dose of underclassmen scoring led the Minutemen (7-5-1) past the...

Brown, Warren debate in Springfield

By Collegian News Staff

October 10, 2012

Filed under Local News, News, Politics

Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren are scheduled to debate tonight beginning at 7 p.m. from Symphony Hall in Springfield. For the latest updates, follow reporter Katie Landeck (@KatieLandeck) and photographer Maria Uminski ...

Upward bound grant

By Sam Hayes

September 18, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Things are looking ‘upward’ for students at two Springfield high schools, now that the University of Massachusetts has been awarded a $1.2 million federal grant to fund programs for bringing students in to higher educat...

March for Trayvon Martin in Springfield

By Lindsey Davis

April 2, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Despite a dreary forecast, hundreds gathered on the steps of City Hall in Springfield, Mass., all donning hoodies in solidarity with Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin Saturday morning. The estimated 1,200 attendees marched...

New across the nation

By Collegian News Staff

March 31, 2011

Filed under Politics

  Springfield murder investigations turn over to Massachusetts State Police As of midnight Friday, Massachusetts State Police troopers will be take the lead role in any new murder investigations in Springfield while the city’s o...

UMass works with Healthy Environment, Healthy Springfield

By Katie Landeck

January 26, 2011

Filed under Archives, Env. & Tech., Local News

Springfield is a far cry from being the healthiest environment in America, with an air quality rating of “C” from the American Lung Association and an asthma rate twice the state average. Kathleen Szegda, director ...