Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The importance of veterans to university diversity

By Garrett Gowen

October 10, 2012

Throughout almost four years of involvement in the Student Government Association, I have met many interesting people, students, administrators, faculty, you name it. Among those, I have had the pleasure of coming to k...

Veterans to talk on art, expression and the ability to cope

By Brian Canova

November 17, 2011

Having committed himself mentally and physically to the military life, University of Massachusetts graduate student and Iraq War veteran Tyler Boudreau didn’t expect his 12-year military career to end with the mental bu...

UMass student veterans find comfort in Veteran Services

By Steffi Porter

November 10, 2011

Lounging in the Veterans Services’ Drop-in Center on Wednesday afternoon were four University of Massachusetts student veterans, playing computer games, eating lunch and sharing conversation, taking advantage of one of the many resources made a...

Veterans Writers Project asks veterans to write about experiences

By Alyssa Creamer

April 20, 2011

A soldier stumbles down a dusty cracked dirt road. His vision is blurred, and his anxiety is mounting, suspended in a bizarre silence. A sigh of relief hinges on the tip of his airways. Then suddenly, a sharp noise strikes through...

Minutemen features variety of familiar veterans

By Michael Counos

March 22, 2011

As the grass and dirt of Earl Lorden Field becomes visible, the crack of metal bats and leather mitts can be heard as the Massachusetts baseball team prepares for their season in search of a second Atlantic 10 appearance in the past ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 8, 2010

By Staff

December 8, 2010

Dear Editor, The article, “Four Loko is only the face of the issue,” brings up issues that many students aren’t aware of. The rate of underage students consuming Four Loko has risen greatly in the past couple of years,...

Veterans Day makes its way to UM campus with ‘Warrior Breakfast,’ ‘Dance for Troops’

By Katie Landeck

November 11, 2010

Veterans Day was created after World War I as a celebration of world peace. However, when that peace proved to be fleeting, the holiday transformed into a day to honor and thank living veterans, and to remember those who died fighting for our country. At the University of Ma...