Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Reproductive rights on campus

By Billy Rainsford

March 29, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

This past February, the state government of Oklahoma passed its Personhood Act, stating that life begins at the moment of conception, and as a result, potentially restricting access to birth control and abortions. The state of Ohi...

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...

The economic foibles of mandating contraception

By Harrison Searles

February 21, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The recent brouhaha regarding the Catholic Church and its related missions being forced to provide contraception as part of the health insurance that it must provide, a change against which its magisterium has taken a vocal op...