Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students advocate for concealed weapons rights

By Zachary Weishar

February 6, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News

It was an April morning at first like any other. Students filed into lecture halls and small discussion rooms at what is, more or less, a typical American state university. Then, around 7:15 a.m., a student walked into West Ambler Johnston Hall on the campus of Virginia Tech University and changed everything for students at the Blacksburg, ...

Can’t live with or without ‘em

By Yevgeniya Lomakina

January 26, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Courtesy hampedia.org Once again, Amherst has been named one of the best college towns by yet another university-ranking magazine. Students may rest assured: They are spending the “best years of their life” in a well-quali...

Minutemen take on Saint Bonaventure

By Jay Asser

January 26, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Jeff Bernstein/Collegian The schedule doesn’t get any easier for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team as it gets set to take on another formidable Atlantic 10 opponent in Saint Bonaventure on the road tonight....

Easy points, gym time concern for Kellogg

By Herb Scribner

January 26, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

On Jan. 22 at the Mullins Center, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team had a slew of chances to put away easy points and continue to pressure Atlantic 10-rival Richmond. These chances were ill-fated, however, as the...

UMass Campus Master Plan forum discusses future

By Nancy Pierce

January 26, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Dennis Swinford, who was appointed director of campus planning in September of this academic year, lead an open forum meeting to discuss the campus master plan and future modifications for the University of Massachusetts in t...

Minutewomen eye Temple

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

January 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team will look to climb back up in the Atlantic 10 on Wednesday evening against a Temple team that has yet to lose  against a conference opponent. The Minutewomen (6-14, 2-3 A-10) h...

UMass struggles to find groove

By Michael Wood

January 26, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Jeff Bernstein/Collegian There has been one fundamental problem plaguing the Massachusetts women’s basketball team in games that it has lost. Unfortunately, it is something that is difficult to play through and even ...

Partying getting more expensive in Amherst

By Brian Canova

January 26, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Crime

Since the start of the new school year, nearly $40,000 worth of fines have been issued by the Amherst Police Department to young, college-age individuals. Last May, an amendment was added to the Town of Amherst bylaws which i...

Minutewomen extend streak

By Patrick Keller

January 26, 2011

Filed under Club Sports, Sports

The women’s ice hockey team carried a two-game unbeaten streak with them this weekend and continued it in thrilling fashion by beating and drawing with previously No. 1 and undefeated Lindenwood, 4-3 and 3-3, respectively. The...

UPDATED: Minutemen safe in Albany

By Herb Scribner

January 25, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team made an emergency landing on Tuesday during its flight to Saint Bonaventure out of Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Mass. No one was injured. According to UMass Athletics spokesp...

Break-ins continue with students away

By Amy Brennan

January 23, 2011

Filed under Archives, Crime, Local News

Apartment break-ins during the long summer and winter breaks are no longer news to some University of Massachusetts students. According to the Daily Hampshire Gazette, between July 1 and mid-September, there were 32 break-ins...

Amherst organization receives award for achievement

By Sam Butterfield

January 23, 2011

Filed under Archives, Local News

Amherst’s Campus and Community Coalition to Reduce High-Risk Drinking (CCC) was recently given silver honoree recognition at the annual NASPA Excellence Awards competition. The Washington-based university administration organization NA...