Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Campus Perspective Video: Laptops in Class

By Alexandra Graziano

October 15, 2012

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

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 11, 2012

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,...

Students having tough time deciding school

By Dan Rodriguez

September 11, 2012

University of Massachusetts freshman Austin Suszek of Derry, N.H., had a difficult time deciding on something most high school seniors have trouble with: which university to attend after graduation. "It really came down to tw...

University meets housing demand with additional triples

By Katie Landeck

September 4, 2012

The University of Massachusetts was able to house every student that applied for on campus housing for the semester for the first time in recent memory, according to Executive Director of Residential Life Eddie Hull. “W...

Students need more real world support

By Ryan Walsh

April 16, 2012

Collegian columnist Ryan Walsh outlines how the University and its alumni can better support future graduates. In terms of rankings, the University of Massachusetts has been shining as of late. We like to boast about these rankings relative to other public schools, which is fine. However, ...

Police crass and callous at UC – Davis

By Kimberly Ovitz

November 20, 2011

Perhaps many of you have been witness to viral videos displaying illicit police force against peaceful student protesters at the University of California-Davis. If you haven’t, this is definitely a clip worth watching and one ...

Slideshow: Scenes from UMass Activities Expo

By Lindsey Davis

September 7, 2011

After a day of rain, UMass student groups relocate the Fall 2011 Activities Expo to the Campus Center basement. ...

Police dish out party fines to students

By Collegian News Staff

February 28, 2011

The Amherst Police Department handed out some $4,800 in fines to local young people last weekend for violations of the town’s noise, nuisance and alcohol bylaws, the Daily Hampshire Gazette reported Monday. Police broke up a...

The S.U.P.R. manifesto.

By Eli Gottlieb

January 23, 2011

The problem at the University of Massachusetts is that our political spectrum has broken into two parties and a ragtag team of far-left radical groups. We actually have a whole lot of political action groups pushing hard on i...

Students react to study on minority friendships

By Sahar Ashraf

January 23, 2011

Two months after disembarking from a transatlantic flight bound for the University of Massachusetts, Maheen Iqbal had an attack of feelings of alienation. As an incoming international student from Dubai, U.A.E., she was a novelty...

‘Hornet’ brings stinging comedy

By Lindsay Orlov

January 23, 2011

If “The Green Hornet” were to be separated into its basic elements, it would boil down to a manageable dose of slapstick action, a sprinkling of impressive martial arts, and an overly large helping of classic Seth Rogen comedy....