Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Student volunteers help taxpayers file tax returns

By Patrick Hoff

February 21, 2013

Filed under Business, Campus News, Local News, Miscellaneous, News

Tax season has come upon taxpayers of the United States, a time that many dread for its large number of confusing and time consumption forms. However, the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management hopes to calm tax woes for many...

Family, friends remember UMass student James ‘Jake’ Hoffman

By Chelsie Field

February 4, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

It is his contagious smile and charismatic personality that many who knew James “Jake” Hoffman, the 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student who died in the Jan. 21 fire at Rolling Green Apartments, remember fi...

UMass Admissions begins to reveal early action results

By Purti Pareek

January 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Lifestyle

It's that time of year again! No, the holidays are over, but for the college class of 2017, the time for celebrating is hopefully just beginning, as prospective college students are now hearing back from the early round of...

The Old Chapel: An Empty Symbol

By Melissa Mahoney

December 5, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Editor’s Note: Since the writing of this column, the Class of 2013 has announced the Old Chapel Fund as its class gift. The fund will support the renovation and re-opening of the Old Chapel. “The new Chapel is too l...

Children Trick-Or-Treat at UMASS

By Mary Reines

November 1, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Last night, 2-year-old Mackenzie Johnson came to the University of Massachusetts dressed as “the Pig” from the Angry Birds cell phone game. “She calls him ‘Pigolo,’” her mother, junior Abby Sossen said. Joh...

UMass vs Amherst College: Why do we have more debt?

By Billy Rainsford

September 4, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With the start of a new year, the University of Massachusetts welcomes another very large freshman class as well as a large number of transfer students, continuing to increase undergraduate enrollment. UMass has steadily increased...

Trustees give the OK for 4.9% fee increase

By Katie Landeck

September 4, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a 4.9 percent fee hike in June that increases fees for in-state undergraduate students at the Amherst campus by $618 a year. The fee increase – which passed in a...

Minutewomen bounce back to take 1st win of 2012 season

By Staff

August 22, 2012

Filed under Archives, Sports, Women's Soccer

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Fresh off a disappointing loss to No. 6 UCLA to start the season, the Massachusetts women’s soccer team bounced back with a 3-2 win at Bryant on Wednesday to grab its first victory of the 2012 campaign. UMass...

New football coach Molnar, players speak at MAC Media Day

By Stephen Sellner

July 24, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Football, Sports

The Massachusetts football team took the next step forward towards its inaugural season in the Football Bowl Subdivision as coach Charley Molnar, center Quinton Sales and free safety Darren Thellen spoke at the Mid-American Conference...

ResLife still not “involving us”

By Avery Fuerst

March 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

At 8 a.m. on Friday, February 24, over 60 UMass Amherst students held a silent protest at Whitmore, the head administrative building on campus, to publicly stand united against the firing of peer mentors and apartment livin...

Realization of the beauty of UMass

By Isaac Himmelman

February 28, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The summer before my freshman year at UMass I was at some family function, a dinner or a funeral or something, and I was talking to a cousin about my plans to attend UMass Amherst in the fall. At first, this cousin, whose actual ...

Slideshow: Hillside Salon features impressive artwork

By Hannah Cohen

April 26, 2011

Filed under Arts Multimedia, Slideshows, Web-Exclusive

Chancellor Robert Holub and his wife Sabine hosted the latest Hillside Salon Tuesday. The salon featured  artwork by Michael Tillyer, Burns Maxey, Ali Moshiri, and Marcia Reed. [slickr-flickr tag= "salon" delay= "20"]