Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Influential speaker/magician aims to change drinking policy

By Katie Landeck

September 20, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Tom Schiff, the Community Health & Patient Educator for University Health Services asked about 120 University of Massachusetts students if they’d ever seen a drunk person “puking.” Almost all stood. The attendees remained...

UMass administration and student government discuss Super Bowl disturbance

By Zachary Weishar

February 8, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News, SGA

In wake of the disturbance that occurred in Southwest Residential Area after a Patriots Super Bowl loss last Sunday, 13 University students who were arrested at the scene were arraigned Tuesday in Eastern Hampshire District Court, a...

Where’s our UMass Pride?

By Ryan Walsh

November 13, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We all came to UMass for different reasons. Some of us dreamed of coming here for as long as we could remember. Some of us came here because a family member or friend did; some to play sports or pursue a particularly stro...

Students react to Markham’s “ZooMass” song

By Danny Marchant

October 27, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

The University of Massachusetts has a reputation for being New England’s leading institution in drinking and partying. One might recall the riots breaking out in Southwest when the Red Sox won the World Series. But is the image...

Talker: Students not that worried about “ZooMass” label

By Katie Landeck

October 17, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

After recent crackdowns on partying, administration at the University of Massachusetts is trying to rid the school once and for all of the slang label “ZooMass.” “ZooMass” is a term that refers to the party culture...

Jean Kim talks to SGA about possible changes

By Sam Hayes

October 12, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

Similar in both tone and content to Chancellor Robert Holub’s address last week, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Campus Life Jean Kim spoke to the Student Government Association Senate during its weekly meeting last night. Kim,...

The high price of classism

By Victoria Knobloch

October 7, 2010

Filed under Columns

The idea that the University of Massachusetts Amherst is an inferior institution is not a new one; our “zoomass” and “safety school” reputation has been prevalent since my father was here in the ‘70s. Often the argument...