January 29, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass encourages responsible celebrating, modifies guest policy ahead of Super Bowl -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

UMass basketball returns home to Mullins Center with matchup against Dayton -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Microsoft introduces Windows 10, Codename Spartan and the HoloLens -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Cheap gas, a speed bump for the planet -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Friday night a chance at redemption for UMass hockey -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Beautiful focuses on body image and loving oneself -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Minutewomen set to redeem themselves against the Bonnies -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

UMass basketball seeks more consistency out of its veterans -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

UMass hockey hopes to ride momentum into Friday’s matchup against Boston University -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Tips for maintain and transitioning to a healthier lifestyle -

Thursday, January 29, 2015

MASSPIRG urges McDonalds to stop purchasing meat raised with antibiotics -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

How to avoid, treat and prevent Computer Vision Syndrome as a college student -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Obama and Modi strengthen ties between U.S. and India -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

UMass receives research honor from the Carnegie Foundation -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Björk gets personal on breakup album, ‘Vulnicura’ -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Islamophobia is a form of racism that needs to be stopped -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

UMass Dining nominated for Seafood Champion Award -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Why UMass basketball isn’t a good brand of basketball -

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

BLOG: Joseph Widmar commits to UMass hockey -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

BLOG: New York Jets name Marcel Shipp new running backs coach -

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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?