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Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking -

March 27, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

March 27, 2017

Congressmen McGovern and Ellison discuss progressive politics under Trump administration on Saturday -

March 27, 2017

SGA President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Lily Wallace promise to improve assistance to student activists next year -

March 27, 2017

Editor’s note: UMass works because they do -

March 27, 2017

The UMass club that is un-beelievable -

March 27, 2017

Interview with Ghazah Abbasi, Sanctuary Campus Movement organizer -

March 27, 2017

Association of Diversity in Sport draws competition in FIFA Tournament -

March 27, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse falls to Brown University in OT thriller -

March 27, 2017

Real Estate finds tranquility, but breaks little new ground on ‘In Mind’ -

March 27, 2017

UMass baseball takes series behind two straight wins over George Washington -

March 27, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Amherst should vote no on education referendum -

March 27, 2017

Make small-scale activism sexy again -

March 27, 2017

Defense holds strong for UMass men’s lacrosse in loss to Brown -

March 27, 2017

Strong second half lifts UMass women’s lacrosse past Marist, 10-7 -

March 27, 2017

Letter to the Editor: UMass alum reflects on his time at the Collegian -

March 27, 2017

Environmental journalists face challenges under Trump administration -

March 25, 2017

An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Students learn how to get sex ‘right’ at lecture

At a Wednesday lecture, students were treated to a discussion on how to have positive, rewarding sexual experiences by Joyce Joseph, the former clinical director of the Human Sexuality Institute.

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UMass group to host bone marrow drive today and tomorrow

The UMass DKMS Americas, a branch of a national bone marrow recruitment agency, will be hosting a bone marrow drive today and tomorrow in an effort to try to garner more donators for those in need.

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UMass expands support and therapy groups to counter stress, anxiety

New support and therapy groups have been established at University Health Services this semester.

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Premature balding may be a precursor to prostate cancer

A recent study by French researchers found that premature balding may be linked to an increased risk of developing prostate cancer.

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Energy drinks may pose potential dangers

Recent research shows that popular energy drink may pose harmful effects to the body.

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Consumers ask Taco Bell, “Where’s the beef?”

“Where’s the beef?” was once a slogan of the fast-food restaurant chain Wendy’s, in regards to the quality of meat of their competitors’ products. Now, some consumers are asking just that of Taco Bell. An Alabama law firm has filed a class-action law suit against the fast-food company, that claims the “seasoned beef” served in its products does not contain enough beef to be considered beef, seasoned or otherwise. According to the lawsuit, only 35 percent of the beef filling served in tacos was actual beef, with the remaining 65 percent consisting of ingredients including: water, isolated oat product, wheat…

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UMass professor studies Salmonella scare of 2008

You say tomato, I say Salmonella. Between 1996 and 2008, 14 of 84 produce-related outbreaks of food-borne illness were linked to tomatoes, according to a report released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2009. Although the popular fruit was proven innocent during the Salmonella scare of 2008, in which 1,440 people fell ill (the likely culprit: jalapeño peppers), it’s been linked to 20 Salmonella outbreaks since 1990, according to the website for the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Lynne McLandsborough of the University of Massachusetts department of food science wants to find out why – and…

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Medical system can’t pay attention to what it’s prescribing

One University of Massachusetts student felt she “held her doctor in the palm of her hand,” when she went to her primary care physician to get a referral to a psychiatrist who “tests” for ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder).

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Adderall used for recreation and study on UMass campus

Adderall and other “study drugs” are becoming the drugs of choice for college students across America, for both academic assistance and recreational use.

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Are students turning to Adderall to get A’s?

Students are increasingly turning to prescription study drugs around finals time to give themselves that extra edge, but University Health Services’ Diane Fedorchak cautions that abuse of such substances can have consequences.

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Distractology 101: Arbella Insurance donates new driving research facility to UM

The Department of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts and Arbella Insurance of Quincy, Mass., have teamed up to create the Distractology 101 program, which guides drivers through a simulator, throwing at them different scenarios where they may be distracted.

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Disability Services helps students get the accommodations they need

The University of Massachusetts’ Office of Disability Services helps provide “full access” for people with a range of disabilities.

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Merger strengthens campus counseling services

The new Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH) was formed when Counseling and Assessment Services (CAS) became part of the mental health department at University Health Services (UHS) earlier this semester.

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Students get involved in giving blood

Last year’s American Red Cross-sponsored blood drive attracted large crowds of students and faculty alike to the campus center to donate the life-saving fluid. Donors included both students and faculty, several of whom have been donating for years.

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Study traces reasons why students feel suicidal

A recent study in the Journal of Affective Disorders has shown that a lack of positive social life and symptoms of depression have spurred suicidal thoughts in some college students.

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The Norwottuck Trail finds itself a pain in the glass and planning

The 11-mile Norwottuck Rail Trail is currently in progress for renovations due to glass and root problems. In light of the trail’s fragile state, a design submission will be reviewed by the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) regarding plans for a large-scale reconstruction.

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Are UMass students paying too much for health insurance

Unless they already have existing insurance coverage, UMass students must pay $2,322 per year for University-provided health care through Aetna Student Health, but are we really getting our money’s worth?

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University Health Services receives three-year honor

Following an extensive review process, University Health Services at the University of Massachusetts has been certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, recognizing the organization’s excellence in offering high-quality healthcare services.

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New study finds sororities have a negative impact on body image

A new study suggests that rushing sororities may have profoundly negative effects on body image and self esteem, as optimistic pledges are often evaluated predominantly on their outward appearance, putting a great deal of pressure on them to look hot to find a spot.

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UMass Psychologists host ADHD counseling for families

A new study offers weekly group sessions for parents with hyperactive pre-school children which will include coping strategies for handling emotional outbursts.

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