Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Police cracking down on alcohol arrests

By Sam Hayes

October 24, 2010

The next time you walk into a large lecture hall for a class, say one with more than 40 students in it, pause and look around for a minute. The odds are that if there are more than 40 students in your class, at least one of them...

Student safety takes priority

By Tyler Manoukian

September 29, 2010

As the new school year gets underway, the Canadian Standards Association International and the University of Massachusetts Police Department have provided students with some safety tips to get through the upcoming year. “It is important for students t...

Students get involved in giving blood

By Caroline Bagby

September 9, 2010

Chairs are lined up and people are scattered, waiting their turn in the basement hallway of the Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts. Inside one of the conference rooms, seven medical beds are arranged in a rectangle,...

Crime Log: April 21 – 25

By Collegian News Staff

April 29, 2010

Friday, April 23 Mildred A. Roper of Westford, Massachusetts was arrested as the result of a traffic stop. A University of Massachusetts Police Department officer driving on Massachusetts Ave. viewed a car following behind...

Crime Log April 12 – 19

By Collegian News Staff

April 25, 2010

April 12 Karen Brinn-Nazarro of Crestwood, New York, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct. At 8:34 p.m., two female students reported a woman in Hampden Dining Commons snack bar verbally harassing them. Brinn-Nazarro...

The One Class Every Woman Should Take

By Sara Crossman

April 6, 2010

It’s called R.A.D. I know. It’s kind of a cheesy name, but it stands for Rape Aggression Defense. This is a class offered across the country by certified R.A.D. instructors who are often members of the police department. ...

Environment isn’t a fad to be cared about two days of the year

By Chelsea Whitton

March 30, 2010

Slowly but surely my own consumption choices are contributing to climate change – and believe me, this revelation isn’t far fetched. Yesterday, I threw away two coffee cups, a brown paper bag, endless paper towels from my...

Amherst officials discuss party-prevention strategies

By Sam Butterfield

March 7, 2010

Spring is party season, as the sun comes out and classes start to rank beneath 30 racks on students’ collective priority lists, and the Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments know that all too well. Amherst...