Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass returns Native American remains after 88 years

By Katherine Clark

March 7, 2013

The University of Massachusetts is in the final stages of repatriating the remains of 64 Native American individuals who were excavated in 1925 by F.B. Loomis, a professor of geology at Amherst College at the time. The remains...

Hospitality and Tourism Management hosts Career Day today

By Chelsie Field

March 6, 2013

The University of Massachusetts Hospitality and Tourism Management program is hoping to see students “exceed expectations” at today’s 39th- annual HTM Career Day “Exceeding Expectations.” Held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ca...

How to land your dream internship

By Samantha Gillis

March 3, 2013

Though the snow on the ground may have you thinking differently, spring is really just around the corner. As we get into March its time to reflect on the wonderful things this month brings us: spring break, St. Patrick’s...

UMass students protest Keystone pipeline in capital

By Patrick Hoff

February 28, 2013

Over 40,000 protesters flooded the United States capital on Feb.17 in an effort to alert President Barack Obama to the potential repercussions that approving the Keystone XL pipeline could have on the future of the country and climat...

Amherst crime log: Feb. 22-24

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

February 26, 2013

Though Detective David Foster of the Amherst Police Department described the past weekend as “relatively uneventful,” there were several crimes recorded, including multiple breaking and entering reports. Beginning e...

Student volunteers help taxpayers file tax returns

By Patrick Hoff

February 21, 2013

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

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 3, 2013

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

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

October 31, 2012

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 3, 2012

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 3, 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...