Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Trustees give the OK for 4.9% fee increase

By Katie Landeck

September 4, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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"]

‘Ganja sizzles despite rain

By Andrew Sheridan

April 20, 2010

Amherst Common once again played host to the annual cannabis celebration known as Extravaganja on Saturday. For the 19th consecutive year, the common was flooded with people, unwashed masses milling, moving and dancing under a...

Comedy Jam brings something to laugh about

By Dave Coffey

April 12, 2010

This past weekend, Student Valley Productions hosted their 14th annual Comedy Jam, aptly titled “Comedy Bowl XIV”. With a total of 15 performers over a span of two night showings, this year’s Comedy Jam was surely one to...

Battle of the Bands rages on

By Garth Brody

April 1, 2010

Wednesday night at Bowker Auditorium, UPC’s annual Battle of the Bands was fought. Seven groups were tossed into the fray – some as big as seven members, others as small as one. Each band was first given the opportunity...