Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Rape reported at Spring Concert

By Katie Landeck

April 17, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

At approximately 11 p.m. Sunday, a University of Massachusetts student reported being sexually assaulted outside of the Mullins Center. According to UMass Police Interim Police Chief Patrick Archbald, the victim did not know...

Fight for your rights

By Ardee Napolitano

March 12, 2012

Filed under News

University of Massachusetts Police Department Officer Mark Whelihan and Attorney Corey Carvalho of Student Legal Services visited the Theta Chi fraternity house Thursday night to discuss the rights of individuals during face-to-face encounters with police officers. “It’s...

Police state school

By Staff

March 12, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Approaching brightly lit orange flashing LED lights, I set the cruise control exactly to 20 miles per hour and ambled down University Drive toward the Recreation Center. An officer entered into the traffic and raised his h...

UMass crime log Feb. 18 to Feb. 23

By Taylor C. Snow

February 28, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Saturday, Feb. 18   Shortly after 1 a.m., an officer surveying the grounds of the New Laboratory Science Building construction site witnessed six individuals crawling under a fence, each of whom proceeded into the...

Vehicle ablaze at entrance to lower garage of Campus Center

By Alyssa Creamer

February 24, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

At approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday night, a vehicle caught fire nearly 200 feet from the entrance to the lower garage of the Campus Center, blocking visitors to the campus center from entering or leaving the lower garage and i...

UMPD officers file suit against department over audio surveillance

By Alyssa Creamer

February 23, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

As University of Massachusetts Police Chief Johnny Whitehead prepares to leave his position at the University by February’s end, a class action lawsuit has been filed against him, the University and the UMPD by officers within...

UMass crime log: Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

By Taylor C. Snow

February 21, 2012

Filed under Crime, News

Tuesday, Feb. 6 At approximately 9:30 a.m. there was a report of a disturbance in Prince Hall. An officer arrived. Apparently, there had been an argument that turned into a physical altercation between two women regarding ...

UMPD seeking help identifying individuals

By Staff

February 12, 2012

Filed under Campus News

On Feb. 10, the University of Massachusetts Police Department sent an email to the University community with the subject header “Crime Alert: Southwest Disturbance.” The email asked all faculty members, staff and students to visit the police department’s website “for an importan...

Sylvan dorm suffers break-ins

By Dan Glaun

January 31, 2012

Filed under Campus News

Two break-ins occurred in the Sylvan Residential Area Friday night, as unidentified perpetrators entered rooms in Brown dormitory. The University of Massachusetts Police Department (UMPD) is currently investigating the first...

UMass police: female student “accosted by white male” outside Herter Sunday

By Staff

December 11, 2011

Filed under Crime

A female student was "accosted by a white male" Sunday night outside Herter Hall, according to a 7:50 text message alert from the University of Massachusetts Police Department. An email, sent 12 minutes earlier, reported that...

UMass adds night-time parking enforcement

By Justin Saglio

March 30, 2011

Filed under Campus News

Beginning in early March, students accustomed to parking after ticketing hours in certain areas of the University of Massachusetts campus returned to their vehicles bewildered to see yellow citation envelopes under their windshield wipers. Amid an increased volume of illega...