Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students having tough time deciding school

By Dan Rodriguez

September 12, 2012

Filed under Archives, Campus News, News

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

Filed under Campus News, News

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

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

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

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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

Filed under News Multimedia, News Slideshows, Slideshows, Web-Exclusive

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

Filed under Campus News

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

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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

Filed under Campus News, Miscellaneous

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

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

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....

Worth the trouble? Survey finds college alums satisfied

By Ashley Berger

January 23, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Despite troubling economic times, a recent survey conducted by the American Council of Education (ACE) found college alumni are, all variables considered, satisfied with their college experience and believe the amount of time...

Obama highlights tax credit to help college students

By Staff

October 12, 2010

Filed under Campus News

President Barack Obama is trying to move forward on his agenda to make college more affordable for American students. According to a press release from the White House, Obama will hold a meeting today with college students and...

Unions protect bad teachers, not students

By Shane Cronin

April 26, 2010

Filed under Columns

During the early 20th century, when working conditions were appalling, employers were ruthless and labor laws didn’t exist in the United States, vulnerable workers formed unions to protect themselves. Many unions, however,...