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Students, faculty concerned about UMass Boston budget cuts

The cuts raise concerns about college affordability and accessibility.

Pay for your own round, Mr. President

The president has already racked up a travel bill of nearly $10 million, funded by the taxpayers.

Smith College equestrian team alumnae launches campaign to regain varsity status

Petition to change decision has gained over 1000 signatures.

Letter: Craig’s Place to fight against fatal budget cuts

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…

Former Labor Center director describes gradual cuts over the past decade to esteemed program

UMass Dean describes email sent by Labor Center as full of ‘misrepresentations and errors.’

UMass reverses decision, reinstates Undergraduate Research Conference

UMass reinstated the conference one day after an email from Provost Katherine Newman announced its cancellation.

Bridging the fiscal cliff

Zach Bears explores the looming fiscal cliff, and finding plans by both Democrats and Republicans unsustainable, voices an alternative solution.

Change of plans

Why students agree that UHS could benefit from a new facility.

UHS does not need a pharmacy

Collegian columnist Harrison Searles argues that students can access an off campus pharmacy and avoid elevated fees.

Campus Perspective: Cutting Health Services

Students discuss their views on UHS cuts.

Experiences with Health Services

Collegian columnist Lauren Vincent laments the cuts being made to University Health Services.

Students protest UHS cuts and healthcare changes

Collegian news producer Steffi Porter hits the streets as protesters march against the recently announced University Health Services cuts and healthcare changes.

Budget cuts deeper into the wounds of the suffering

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.

GOP cuts federal budget by 61 billion

The House of Representatives passed a bill to cut the budget by 61 billion.

House cuts funding for Planned Parenthood

On Saturday, February 19, the House passed a bill to cut all federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

Austerity an inevitable aspect of life

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.

House committee’s 2011 higher education budget would slash UM funding

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.

SGA members brainstorm ideas for March 4 “Day of Action to Defend Education”

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.