Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Experiences with Health Services

By Lauren Vincent

January 22, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’ve dropped my sickly self off enough times at University Health Services to have acquired a frequent flyer miles card. I know the building's layouts well enough to draw its blueprints, and I've spent more time wasting away...

Students protest UHS cuts and healthcare changes

By Steffi Porter

November 16, 2011

Filed under Videos

Collegian news producer Steffi Porter hits the streets as protesters march against the recently announced University Health Services cuts and healthcare changes. ...

Budget cuts deeper into the wounds of the suffering

By Special To The Collegian

April 14, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Ashley O'Neil Yes, we know, there have been serious cuts for government spending. It’s all everyone could hear about for days in the news, and the government almost shut down in the process. Up until the very last minute Republicans fought to cut spending significantly from the...

GOP cuts federal budget by 61 billion

By McClatchy Newspapers

February 22, 2011

Filed under News, Politics

Flexing their new large majority in the House, Republicans early Saturday morning pushed through a bill that cuts more than $61 billion from last year’s spending levels, setting up a showdown with Senate Democrats, who have...

House cuts funding for Planned Parenthood

By Michelle Williams

February 22, 2011

Filed under News, Politics

On Saturday, February 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that cut spending by 61 billion. The cuts in spending included an amendment that strips Planned Parenthood of any federal funding for the fiscal 2011 ye...

Austerity an inevitable aspect of life

By Harrison Searles

February 22, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Austerity is inevitable. It is simply impossible for any person or organization to live beyond their means for any period of time without having to compensate for that in the future. The longer one waits to face the problem of uns...

House committee’s 2011 higher education budget would slash UM funding

By Sam Butterfield

April 15, 2010

Filed under Archives

The Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee released its recommended state budget for fiscal year 2011 Thursday, and the University of Massachusetts could stand to take a big hit. In a tough economic climate with once plen...

SGA members brainstorm ideas for March 4 “Day of Action to Defend Education”

By Alyssa Creamer

January 25, 2010

Filed under Campus News

On Thursday, Jan. 21, members of the University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA) met to decide on a course of action for the “March 4 National Day of Action to Defend Education.” The National Day of...