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Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

UMass baseball gets its long-awaited homecoming Tuesday against Northeastern -

March 28, 2017

Have you popped your bubble? -

March 28, 2017

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters -

March 28, 2017

Emmi Beuger’s day off – Interview with Kate Leddy -

March 28, 2017

Josh Odam spreads succinct messages through Free Negro University clothing line -

March 28, 2017

Fourteen random ‘treat yourself’ items for $25 and under -

March 28, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video -

March 27, 2017

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

The benefits of a clean room

Emilia Beuger researches the benefits of a tidy bedroom, both for studying and for sleeping.

Rebecca Hall gives a career-best performance in the insightful ‘Christine’

The biographical drama embraces the complications of reporter Christine Chubbuck’s life, refusing to reduce her to the circumstances surrounding her death.

Better Mental Health on Campus

Emilia Beuger advocates for more resources for mental health on campus.

A message to the silent victims of mental health

Becky Wandel describes the positive benefits in seeking mental health treatment, and why you shouldn’t be ashamed to try it.

Overcoming my anxiety

Katrina Kervin shares her personal struggle with anxiety, and discussing the stigma attached to mental illness.

The role of masculinity in school shootings

Alsina Saee-Nazari comments on the popular view of masculinity in America and its perpetuating violence.

The Daily Collegian’s role in covering a crisis

In the wake of the shooting at Umpqua Community College on Oct. 1, the Collegian discusses how it would handle such coverage.

The stigma of mental illness in schools

Mental health problems are often invisible sicknesses and students suffer as a result.

APD officers to receive training for responding to mental health crises

The grant is part of statewide and national efforts to better equip police to handle a variety of situations.

I skipped class to go to the gym and don’t regret it

Kate Leddy talks about cutting class for her mental health and discusses why we should be more accepting of taking a day off every once in a while.

My mental illness does define me (to an extent)

Kate Leddy discusses the importance of accepting experiences with mental illness instead of trying to hide them.

Mental Health Special Issue

For Mental Health Awareness Week which begins Sunday, October 5, the Daily Collegian Staff organized a special issue to discuss mental health conditions, treatment, personal experiences, policy, history, campus-related issues and its stigmatization in society today.

Students find Active Minds a safe, open place for discussion

Club works to discuss mental health and stomp out stigma.

Editor’s note: It’s our responsibility to discuss mental health

A college campus must have an open discussion on mental health, says Daily Collegian Managing Editor Patrick Hoff.

Being a woman with anxiety in America

Underrepresentation and marginalization of women in society is responsible for higher incidences of mental health disorders among women than men, says Brianna Zimmerman.

Depression doesn’t define you

Depression is not something to be ashamed of and help is out there, says Steven Gillard.

Letter: UMass failed to treat addiction as a disease

Joel Menasha ’06 believes UMass “should have known better” regarding ‘Logan’s’ addiction and must do better in the future to protect the lives of its students.

Don’t give up on therapy

Kate Leddy says that one bad experience with a mental health professional shouldn’t put people off from ever trying it again.

Ways to de-stress in college

Avoid the anxiety of a heavy workload with these tips.

Deinstitutionalization: A blessing or a curse?

Noosha Uddin argues that deinstitutionalization failed to achieve its goals of better mental health treatment and reduce stigmatization of people with mental health disorders.