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UMass football closes book on 2015 season with win over Buffalo -

November 27, 2015

UMass hockey to face off against No. 3 Quinnipiac this weekend -

November 27, 2015

UMass men’s basketball drops first game of season to Creighton in MGM Grand Main Event finals -

November 26, 2015

UMass football prepares for final regular season game against Buffalo Friday -

November 25, 2015

UMass men’s basketball continues hot shooting in rout of Clemson Monday night -

November 24, 2015

SGA votes down letter opposing Baker’s statements on refugees -

November 24, 2015

IPO reaches out to local families to host international students for Thanksgiving -

November 24, 2015

Amherst Police Log: Nov. 20-22 -

November 24, 2015

Local Pioneer Valley food banks aim to fight hunger -

November 24, 2015

UMass club sports present petition alleging lack of resources, communication from athletic department -

November 24, 2015

UMass women’s basketball looks to get back on track in Omni Hotels Classic -

November 24, 2015

An inside look at the UMass club baseball team -

November 24, 2015

UMass men’s swimming proves victorious in Terrier Invitational, Minutewomen finish fourth -

November 24, 2015

The benefits of meditation -

November 24, 2015

In wake of Paris attacks, US should not ditch compassion -

November 24, 2015

Letter to the editor: Students for Justice in Palestine respond to a previous op-ed -

November 24, 2015

Student makes UMass history as first to perform mainstage production in wheelchair -

November 24, 2015

Graduate Employee Organization and UMass administrators meet to talk about late pay issues -

November 23, 2015

UMass Dining encourages different programs to prevent hunger in Amherst -

November 23, 2015

FBI agents explain cyber security at UMass talk -

November 23, 2015

Hormone treatment at UHS ‘a big step’ for transgender students

Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian)

Taylor Glickman of GLU said that transgender students will be spared from traveling to Northampton, Springfield and even Boston for hormone treatment.

UMass’ queer inclusivity and the progress that still needs to be made

Students and townsfolk gather in support of equality across all people. Justin Surgent/Daily Collegian

A nationwide push for queer-inclusive sex education highlights the current need for and lack of resources.

End of confidential informant program has little impact on UMPD, UHS nearly a year later

UMass Police Department
Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian

The UMass Police Department reported no change in its arrest rate after controversial program’s suspension.

UHS text service reduces time students spend sitting in waiting room

(Shannon Broderick/Daily Collegian)

Introduced in the spring of 2014, the ‘virtual wait room’ – an automated system developed by graduates of schools in the Pioneer Valley – makes the walk-in care process efficient and seamless.

UHS begins offering same-day appointments

This change comes as part of a plan to reduce wait times at its walk-in clinic.

UHS will provide flu vaccinations this fall

Traditional injections and nasal spray will be offered at clinics across campus this October and November.

Dr. George Corey chosen as new executive director of UHS

Dr. George Corey has been appointed the new director of University Health Services after the former director retired earlier this summer.

After three decades, hanging up the stethoscope

UHS director to retire after 33-year career

Morning Wood: UHS to offer “Fast Pass” to students

Due to recent complaints from students regarding long waiting periods at UHS, officials at UMass have decided to release wristbands to students who wish to skip long lines.

UHS prepares for revisions on 20-year-old mission statement

Students, faculty and staff at UMass are being asked to respond to a survey regarding UHS services in order to craft a more modern mission statement.

With elections on the horizon, the SGA convenes to tend to key issues

The SGA met in full force with the return of President Kapoor the night before the start of elections.

UHS policy and Patrick’s plan discussed at SGA meeting

In the final meeting of the month, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed a variety of different issues concerning students at the University of Massachusetts.

Campus prepares preventative measures for severe flu season

With 20 deaths resulting from the flu in Massachusetts since before the term began, UHS is amping up its efforts to prevent the spread of the sickness.

UHS steps up services for flu season

To combat Influenza in the Amherst area, UHS has a number of ways to bring immunization to students, including Mobile Flu Clinics, which offer the flu shot in various locations around campus.

Editorial Cartoon: Can’t afford to get cut

UMass graduate Dan Nott illustrates a UHS editorial cartoon.

UHS changes approved by chancellor

After months of debate over the future of University Health Services, Chancellor Robert Holub approved the recommendations of a joint student, physician and administrator committee.

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.

Reproductive rights on campus

Columnist Billy Rainsford discusses the debate over contraception in the United States and relates it to the debate over cuts to University Health Services.

UMass uses support and therapy groups to help ease stress

Mentoring and support groups can be a useful tool for victims of physical, psychological and sexual abuse, according to research by Concordia University in Canada.