Petition to change decision has gained over 1000 signatures.
To the Editor, Craig’s Place Emergency Shelter sits right on the edge of the University of Massachusetts campus, in the basement of the First Baptist Church. Standing on the front steps of the church, you can see the Southwest Residential Area towers against the horizon, and the Fine Arts Center and W.E.B. Du Bois Library poking through the trees to your right. From 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., the church is filled with Bible study classes, youth groups and community meetings. At 9 p.m., the basement of the church transforms into a homeless shelter. The kitchen staff cooks dinner, while…
UMass reinstated the conference one day after an email from Provost Katherine Newman announced its cancellation.
Zach Bears explores the looming fiscal cliff, and finding plans by both Democrats and Republicans unsustainable, voices an alternative solution.
Why students agree that UHS could benefit from a new facility.
Collegian columnist Harrison Searles argues that students can access an off campus pharmacy and avoid elevated fees.
Students discuss their views on UHS cuts.
Collegian columnist Lauren Vincent laments the cuts being made to University Health Services.
Collegian news producer Steffi Porter hits the streets as protesters march against the recently announced University Health Services cuts and healthcare changes.
Collegian columnist Ashley O’Neil thinks that Republicans are digging into the pockets of government funding that don’t have extra cash to spend and is taking initiative by fasting.
The House of Representatives passed a bill to cut the budget by 61 billion.
On Saturday, February 19, the House passed a bill to cut all federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
Many seek to protect entitlement spending and have instead suggested cutting funding for programs like the war on terror and pork-barrel spending, but this is simply not enough.
In a tough economic climate with once plentiful federal stimulus funds rapidly drying up, the House budget recommendation would slash funding to UMass by some $45 million next year.
The University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA) met to decide on a course of action for the “March 4 National Day of Action to Defend Education,” a national movement started by students to raise awareness for problems educational institutions currently face.