Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students to run ‘nearly naked’ for charity

By Jaclyn Bryson

October 17, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, Local News, News

With the threat of winter weather quickly approaching, students will have one last opportunity to wear their shorts and T-shirts with pride during the upcoming, annual Nearly Naked Mile run. According to the University of Mas...

UMass decision to cancel concerts is ignorant

By Daniel Franc

October 1, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Sept. 11, the University of Massachusetts administration announced the cancellation of the highly anticipated Return to Fantazia electronic dance music (EDM) concert, citing recent deadly overdoses of MDMA at such events. This was followed on Sept. 26 by the cancelation of two more on...

Association for Musical Performance strives to bring student music to campus

By Kristin LaFratta

September 26, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The Association for Musical Performance is comprised of a diverse range of musicians, which includes flute players, rockers and beat boxers. Relatively new to the University of Massachusetts, AMP is a network for musicians acros...

Zipcar aims to better student life on campus

By Carrie Bresnahan

September 19, 2013

Filed under Business, Campus News, News, Science & Technology

Having a car on campus can be expensive. The hourly rental car-sharing service Zipcar, however, has arrived on campus to aid students who require a car for their everyday lives. This fall, the University of Massachusetts i...

Recreation Center warns students of endangered access to equipment rentals

By Paul Bagnall

September 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News

The University of Massachusetts’ Recreation Center has always been willing to lend students shower and locker room equipment. But with equipment increasingly going missing last semester, that luxury has come under thre...

Campus Perspective: New Starbucks in Integrated Science Building

By Brian Johnson

February 11, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus Perspectives, News Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

Students both support and oppose the addition of a new Starbucks in the Integrated Science Building. Student Perspective: Starbucks in Integrated Science Building from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Students support capstone requirement

By Nadia Ragounath

January 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Many undergraduate careers conclude with a capstone, an exhaustive research project designed to introduce students to the rigors of academia. In fact, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) estimat...

Students and fans brave elements to support UMass hockey

By Patrick Strohecker

October 24, 2012

Filed under Archives, Hockey, Sports

With water dripping from their raincoats and pants as they slowly filed through the doors into the Mullins Center, students at the University of Massachusetts were not going to let a day filled with rain stop them from watching...

University, Amherst discuss off-campus weekend issues

By Chelsie Field

October 17, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

University of Massachusetts Police Chief John Horvath said the relationship between students and Amherst residents may be bumpy. But, “it’s going to get better,” he said. Last night, about 60 community members from...

Campus Perspective Video: Laptops in Class

By Alexandra Graziano

October 15, 2012

Filed under Campus Perspectives, Op/Ed Multimedia, Opinion, Web-Exclusive

Are you actually taking notes or updating your Facebook status? UMass students weigh in on whether or not laptops should be allowed during class. ...

Church wants to hear students’ opinions

By Katie Landeck

September 27, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Young adults are not going to church as frequently as they were 30 years ago. It’s a fact that Father Randolph Calvo, 52, of the Polish National Catholic Church has come to realize during his years in the ministry, but one that he still doesn’t quite understand. So he...

Chicago teachers strike to better children’s education

By Billy Rainsford

September 12, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Yesterday, as students across the country settled into home room and first period classes for the start of another week of school, students in the Chicago public school system were instead sent to temporary school sites, churches,...