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Dear UMass Administration: Practice what you preach -

February 9, 2016

Student-run political groups gear up for the Massachusetts primary -

February 9, 2016

UMass prepares for matchups with AIC, Northeastern -

February 9, 2016

Football, social Goods, and choice -

February 9, 2016

Rihanna makes her biggest artistic statement on ‘Anti’ -

February 9, 2016

Berthiaume Center recognized with top entrepreneurship award -

February 9, 2016

Massachusetts club hockey holds on for 5-4 victory over Montclair State -

February 9, 2016

A-10 Notebook: Davidson, George Washington earn conference wins -

February 9, 2016

Amherst hires new interim town manager -

February 9, 2016

Man arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute -

February 9, 2016

David Bowie makes his death a spectacle in ‘Blackstar’ -

February 8, 2016

Sia’s ‘This is Acting’ is simply that: acting. -

February 8, 2016

The art of perseverance -

February 8, 2016

UMass hockey to participate in 2016 Friendship Four tournament in Belfast, Northern Ireland -

February 8, 2016

‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ maintains charm in 11th season -

February 8, 2016

IT Forum held to outline updates in new security policies -

February 8, 2016

No need to keep the light on for lackluster horror ‘The Boy’ -

February 8, 2016

Hockey East Notebook: UNH upsets No. 8 UMass Lowell -

February 8, 2016

UMass Poll results place Sanders, Trump at top going into NH primary -

February 8, 2016

Herrell’s ‘Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day’ event a sweet success -

February 8, 2016

How to recognize a stroke and take action

(Daily Collegian Photo Archive)

Jessica Primavera outlines how to recognize the signs of a stroke, which can potentially save someone’s life.

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.