September 30, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass falls short at home to UNH 1-0 -

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Tennis shines in West Point Invitational -

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SGA to launch new binge drinking awareness campaign -

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UMass rugby captain Devin Ibanez: ‘I’m just a rugby maniac’ -

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SGA discusses University’s confidential informant policy -

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Akron upsets ACC foe, Toledo outruns Central Michigan -

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Electro-pop duo Cherub takes its sweet sound to Pearl Street -

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Fight for college affordability continues -

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U.S. News ranks UMass among top 30 public universities -

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Battling arguments -

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Tim McGraw comes back strong in ‘Sundown Heaven Town’ -

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No arrests made at UMass Homecoming tailgate and game -

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Alt-J diversifies and grows in ‘This Is All Yours.’ -

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FSU holds off the Wolfpack while Hill leads the Aggies to an overtime victory -

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UPDATE: UMass Police Department and Student Affairs officials to conduct review of confidential informant policy -

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UMass men’s soccer shut out by UNH, 1-0, on Sunday -

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The best ways to decorate your dorm room -

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UMass needs to actively combat sexual assault -

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Northwestern District Attorney’s office hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day -

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Students celebrate return of UMass football with tailgate festivities -

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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.

Campus Perspective: Cutting Health Services

Students discuss their views on UHS cuts.

UHS review committee examines alternatives to service cuts

Draft proposal seeks to avoid pharmacy closure, end to lab testing

Student overload results in unfair cuts

Columnist Billy Rainsford links the recent changes to University Health Services to the University’s taking on more students than it can handle.

Students host mock ground breaking

In response to University of Massachusetts’ claims that the cuts to University Health Services will help fund a new building, students hosted a mock groundbreaking ceremony yesterday in front of the Student Union.

Fear and loathing at UHS

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

Experiences with Health Services

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

UHS announces service changes

UHS recently announced changes to their service beginning at the close of next semester, which includes cutbacks in hours of operation and staffing, a reduction in lab services and an elimination of the pharmacy.

Amherst organization receives award for achievement

The Amherst-based Campus and Community Coalition to Reduce High-Risk Drinking (CCC) was honored last week at a South Florida conference.

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?