Massachusetts Daily Collegian

A party united

By Daniel Stratford

April 18, 2011

If there is anything that warms the heart of a devoted political science major, especially one active in the political realm, it is the great spectacle of party conventions and conferences. Without a doubt, political parties are ...

SGA elections begin Tuesday

By Ashley Berger

March 7, 2011

On the eve of the Student Government Association’s annual elections, the candidates for SGA president and student trustee are jockeying to garner as many votes as possible and are expecting the best. The SGA election...

Live blog: SGA debate

By Sam Butterfield

March 1, 2011


Election time in the Student Government Association

By Ashley Berger

February 28, 2011

As the Student Government Association (SGA) presidential election quickly approaches, the SGA has welcomed three new candidates to the campaign. The candidates include a current senator, the current secretary of University policy,...

Emotions stir at this week’s SGA meeting

By Ashley Berger

February 24, 2011

Wednesday’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting opened with an unexpected bang. The gathering commenced with Speaker Modesto Montero asking Senator Bill Cody to leave the meeting due to another senator, Lind...

Video: Metawampe Stompe UMass Rail Jam

By Rachel Tumin

December 11, 2010

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RHA celebrates the year

By Sam Hayes

December 8, 2010

To end their first semester as the Residence Hall Association (RHA), the former Residence Leader Association (RLA) held a celebration with desserts, refreshments, cluster presidents, Student Government Association (SGA) senators and a slideshow Tu...

RHA celebrates the year

By Sam Hayes

December 7, 2010

To end their first semester as the Residence Hall Association (RHA) the former Residence Leader Association (RLA) held a celebration in the Campus Center on Tuesday night complete with desserts, refreshments and other awards for cluster pr...

DREAM Act in deliberation

By Daniel Stratford

November 22, 2010

On Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Student Government Association Senate entertained a resolution that would have endorsed the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. After vigorously questioning the authors of...

SGA discusses student rights campaign, Comm. College

By Sam Hayes

November 15, 2010

Editor's note: There were many issues discussed at this meeting. But this article incorrectly portrayed a student as being connected to problems with the University judiciary. The section regarding her appointment to an SGA pos...

‘Good Samaritan’ policy is altered

By Alyssa Creamer

November 3, 2010

On Oct. 20, the University of Massachusetts Vice Chancellor Jean Kim addressed the Student Government Association about recent concerns surrounding alterations made to the University’s “Good Samaritan Protocol.” In recent years, the “Good Samaritan Protocol” or policy, has been known to students as a practice of ...

The Beneficence of Symmetry

By Daniel Stratford

October 18, 2010

Sun-Tzu once said in his treatise on military strategy and tactics “The Art of War” that, “He who advances without seeking glory and who retreats without fearing disgrace is the jewel of the kingdom.” This mindset, like...