Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Being a conservative in today’s age

By Rocco Giordano

November 7, 2012

Election Day has come and gone. Take a moment to let that sink in. What has seemingly been the longest and most negative election season in America’s history is finally over. Yet when I walked the streets of Boston early Tuesday morning on ...

From Grass to Food to White House

By Alexa Jones

March 12, 2012

I probably voted about a hundred times for UMass Permaculture to go to the White House. And they deserve to go; from the few chances I got to volunteer at the garden, I noticed all of the people on the committee were extremely...

From Franklin to Washington: UMass Permaculture wins challenge

By Steffi Porter

March 5, 2012

The University of Massachusetts Permaculture Committee won the White House ‘Campus Champions of Change Challenge,’ for which it was nominated last month, according to the Permaculture Committee Facebook page and the ca...

Mass students working in the White House

By Staff

April 12, 2011

Amid the over 750 political science majors at the University of Massachusetts, two UMass students have landed the highly distinguished White House internship, and are currently working in Washington, D.C. for this spring semester. Laurie Roberts, a sophomore, who has been at UMass for three semesters before moving to ...

White House speaks to university journalists about Muslim Communities across America

By Sara Jackson

November 7, 2010

Farah Pandith, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Special Representative to Muslim Communities, participated in a conference call with university journalists across the country last Thursday.  Pandith, who often focuses...

Obama highlights tax credit to help college students

By Staff

October 12, 2010

President Barack Obama is trying to move forward on his agenda to make college more affordable for American students. According to a press release from the White House, Obama will hold a meeting today with college students and...

Midterm drama

By Staff

October 5, 2010

Politics in today’s society is struck with deception and secrecy, with promised results not yet delivered. Can the same be said for President Barack Obama? On Sept. 30, two individuals who are close to White House Chief...

The White House is going green

By Collegian News Staff

October 5, 2010

In a press conference on Tuesday, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that solar panels are to be installed on the rooftop of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The solar panels, as well as a solar hot water heater, are set to be in place by spring of 2011. The announ...