Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass geologist, Amherst attorney talk fracking in Sunderland

By David Barnstone

October 17, 2013

Sixty-eight percent of the electricity generated in Massachusetts in 2011 came from natural gas, yet none of that gas was produced here. The natural gas used to keep the lights on and power mobile devices is piped in from ot...

Campus Center provides electricity, warmth for off-campus students

By Herb Scribner

November 1, 2011

When snow first touched ground on Saturday night, some students at the University of Massachusetts weren’t anticipating a nor’easter. Some students figured they’d still have power, they’d be able to shower and they would...

Video: Mingling in Mike’s Maze

By Kevin Romani

October 18, 2011

‘So you think you Noah your English?’ asks Mike’s Maze

By Lindsey Tulloch

October 17, 2011

Western Mass. is gorgeous in the fall. The environment is saturated with the reds, oranges and golds of the leaves that crunch underfoot. Endless expanses of fields stretch out in all directions, ripe with fruits and vegetables rea...

UPDATED | Driver found not responsible for hitting UMass alum in crosswalk

By Matt Rocheleau

April 2, 2010

[Four portions of this story were updated between 12 and 3 p.m. on Friday, April 2. The updated sections are marked with asterisks (*).] Local police will not file charges against the driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously...

Cooley Dickinson to expand Amherst branch to include emergency care

By Matt Kushi

March 23, 2010

About a month ago, it was reported that the town of Amherst would be expanding the urgent care center that the Cooley Dickinson Hospital provides in its main Northampton branch to the Cooley Dickinson outpatient center in Amherst...