Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray visits UMass Democrats

By William Perkins

September 25, 2011

Filed under News

Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, who is in the state’s No. 2 governing post, doesn’t definitively know yet if he will seek the state’s top gubernatorial spot some day. But, as he said yesterday to a small group of Democrats at the University...

UMass host first Equine Wellness Expo at Hadley Farm

By Katie Landeck

September 25, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Tethered to a trainer lecturing on proper horse care, Snowman, one of four draft horses working at the University of Massachusetts this year, pranced around the ring at Hadley Farm. A group of spectators watched him at the first...

The truth behind the college number game

By Emma Anthony

September 25, 2011

Filed under Opinion

One of the biggest fears as an incoming UMass freshman is feeling as though there is no way to stand out - to be thought of as a student instead of a number. Everyone says that the lectures are massive, the professors won’t...

Tiësto takes Amherst

By Jessica Troland

September 20, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

A day before the concert, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Facebook page blew up with ticket sales, and three hours before the concert, a line of over 200 people stretched from the street to the main entrance of th...

UMass among top 50 public universities in country

By Collegian News Staff

September 13, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts has been ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation, according to the 2012 list of the best colleges in the country in a report released by U.S. News and World Report. UMas...

Minutemen are FBS-bound, heading to the MAC

By Nick O'Malley

April 19, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Football

(Updated: 4/20/11) The Massachusetts football team will become a member of the Mid-American Conference in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) starting officially in 2012, according to reports from the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Daily Hampsh...

Provost recommends new consolidated college

By Sam Butterfield

February 14, 2011

Filed under Campus News

Editor’s Note: The original version of this article mistakenly interpreted the Provost’s report as being recommended by the University of Massachusetts’ faculty panel convened to analyze the possible merger of the colleges of ...

Made from scratch: The creation of an RSO

By Alissa Mesibov

February 8, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

Editor's Note: Tyler Langlais' last name was incorrectly spelled and has been revised. In just one month, a simple idea can be transformed into a community of goal- oriented individuals with similar interests, a Residential Student Organization (RSO). In the spring of 2009, UMass ...

Finding the right social lube

By Mike Fox

February 6, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The lines for the bars in the center of town have gotten out of control. For several weeks now, I’ve made my way uptown around 11 o’clock to find every bar with lines that stretch on for at least a block. Now some bars always had lines, the trendy ...

College freshmen more stressed than ever

By Nancy Pierce

February 6, 2011

Filed under Miscellaneous

College freshmen have experienced the highest levels of stress in 25 years and a 3.4 percent drop in overall emotional health from 2009 to 2010, according to a recent study. An annual survey by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program at the University of California, Los Angeles’ Higher Education Res...

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 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...