Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students lobby the State House for increased investment in education

By Keriann ORiordan

March 12, 2012

A crowd of nearly 1,000 packed the State House in Boston Thursday, hoping to lobby legislators for more investment in public higher education. Wearing school colors to represent their universities, students met in the Gardner...

Decision 2010 malaise speaks ill of the future at the State House

By Nick O'Malley

October 26, 2010

The 2010 Massachusetts governor’s race has been received, particularly among college students, with an overlying tone of “meh.” In the face of a horrible economy that holds the future of the University of Massachusetts’...

Cross-state march for higher ed to stop at UMass

By Sam Butterfield

September 30, 2010

Students, faculty, staff and other parties supporting public higher education will leave from Berkshire Community College Saturday on a six-day, 100 mile march across the state to advocate for greater funding levels for public...

UMass students lobby State House for higher education funding

By Hannah McGoldrick

April 7, 2010

On Tuesday, a group of students from the University of Massachusetts and the surrounding community colleges traveled to the Mass. State House in Beacon Hill, Boston to lobby legislators for increased funding for public higher...