Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UPC holds movie nights as party alternative

By Julia Kacmarek

November 2, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

On select Friday and Sunday nights at the University of Massachusetts, the smell of popcorn lingers into the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union as students and locals gather for movie nights hosted by the University Programming...

UMass Sustainability Initiative sponsors Campus Food Day

By John Conlin

October 30, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The Sustainability Initiative handed out a variety of food items, ranging from freshly grown tomatoes to ice cream produced in Hadley in the Student Union on Thursday to celebrate National Food Day. The goal was to raise student awarene...

National Campus Sustainability Day to take place today

By Aviva Luttrell

October 25, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Many attractions featured in today’s National Campus Food Day and Campus Sustainability Day event will be available by the power of bikes. As in, the energy created by pedaling bicycles will be used to produce some of the activit...

So you want to start an RSO?

By Garrett Gowen

October 25, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s a dream some students have when they come to UMass. As scores of campus groups table and recruit freshmen throughout orientation and the first weeks of the semester, fantasies of creating a new group are at the forefront of the ...

Fatima Shama addresses crowd about issues surrounding immigration

By Jaclyn Bryson

October 16, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

All eyes were on Fatima Shama at the Student Union Ballroom last night. The Commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs asked those  who were born outside of the United States to stand. She ask...

UMass CRC loses office space after vandalism

By Aviva Luttrell

September 26, 2012

Filed under Archives, Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition could be facing a year without an office. The Student Government Association rescinded the CRC’s new office space in the Student Union earlier this month after a marijuana leaf was found painted on the wall of its former space sometime...

A Tangible Legacy

By Roy Ribitzky

March 15, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

Today is the last day to claim our autonomy and decide on a future that will leave a lasting legacy here at the University of Massachusetts. Besides voting for next Student Government Association President, Vice President, an...

Students to decide the fate of the student union

By Zachary Weishar

March 14, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

A referendum question on the Student Government Association presidential ballot allows students to vote on building a new $100 million Student Union. Half of the financing for the building would come from increasing student fee...

Former prosecutor presents lecture on sexual assault

By Brianna Corcoran

March 1, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The largest issues facing victims of rape and sexual assault are victim blaming and stereotyping, according to Anne Munch, a former prosecutor who presented a lecture at the Cape Cod Lounge yesterday titled  “Sexual Assaul...

SGA discusses potential new student union building

By Sam Hayes

November 30, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

During its weekly Monday night meeting this week, the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association Senate discussed aspects of what could be a potential new student union building on campus, in addition to making...

New bike share program officially open to students

By Collegian News Staff

October 5, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts Bike Share Program officially kicked off this Monday, allowing students, staff and faculty to borrow a bike, helmet and lock with the swipe of a UCard. Bike rentals are available at the Student Gov...

Chatterton-Purdy Speaks of Icons of The Civil Rights Movement

By Lisa Linsley

November 25, 2009

Filed under Words

From Nov. 16 through Nov. 24, Pamela Chatterton-Purdy’s Icons of The Civil Rights Movement exhibit was featured in the Student Union Art Gallery. Chatterton-Purdy, a University of Massachusetts M.F.A. 1966 alum, spoke about h...