Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Letter: UMass failed to treat addiction as a disease

By Joel Menasha

October 1, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Opinion Special Issues, Scrolling Headlines

To the editor: I was deeply disturbed after reading the Boston Globe’s recent piece, “UMass police helped keep student’s addiction secret.” I am a proud alum of the University of Massachusetts, and I consider my decision...

UMass recognized in a positive light

By Karen Podorefsky

April 24, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In Sunday's issue of the Boston Globe, there was the “UMass Special Section: A Globe Magazine Special celebrating UMass' 150th anniversary.” This section includes an article dedicated to different aspects of the Unive...

Birth Control may be less effective for overweight women

By Mary Reines

March 7, 2012

Filed under Health & Wellness, News

Contraception may be less effective in overweight or obese women, according to an article in the Boston Globe. However, more studies are necessary to confirm this suspicion. Many studies of contraceptive efficacy have excluded...