Massachusetts Daily Collegian

(VIDEO): Karl Rove gives speech at UMass despite protests

By Emily Felder

April 11, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News, News, News Multimedia, Politics, Web-Exclusive

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Low turnout for SGA election debates

By Patrick Hoff

March 13, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Candidates for Student Government Association president and vice president debated and presented their ticket’s platform to an audience of less than 50 people in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday evening. Covering i...

Males pledge against ‘violence against women’ in White Ribbon Campaign event

By Paul Bagnall

March 8, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

A group of men pledged “to never commit, condone or remain silent about men’s violence against women in all its forms” on Wednesday as part of the University of Massachusetts’s White Ribbon Day Campaign. In previous years, the day of pledges took place in the Mullins Center durin...

Animal Planet star speaks at UMass

By Katie Landeck

October 26, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The first snake Jeff Corwin ever caught bit him. The naturalist and popular television show host was 6 years old and had spied his first snake, coiled up on a log next to his grandparents’ woodpile. As he watched the startled s...

ESPN’s Blackistone headlines panel talk on college sports

By Stephen Hewitt

April 19, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Make no mistake about it, Kevin Blackistone loves sports, and he loves college sports too. But, he also sees glaring problems in regards to the growing commercialization of the industry. With polarizing issues continuing to heat up in the world of collegiate sports by the second, Blackistone –...

Steve Forbes gives lecture at UMass

By Ardee Napolitano

April 19, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Free markets, lower taxes and deregulation will speed up the slow recovery of the country’s economy, according to Steve Forbes, who gave a lecture Tuesday night titled “Steve Forbes: How Capitalism Will Save Us” in the...

Lending a helping hand, one dance step at a time

By Chris Shores

November 21, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

The Student Union Ballroom – packed yesterday with dancing University of Massachusetts fraternity and sorority members – also served as the dance floor for Joey Coles, a young patient of Baystate Children’s Hospital i...

Slideshow: Herbfest 2011

By Tosca Drum

April 27, 2011

Filed under News Slideshows

On Tuesday, April 27, the UMass Student Union Ballroom hosted Herbfest 2011, where the culinary and medical use of herbs was promoted. ...