Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Autism Speaks U hosts annual 3K/5K

By Katrina Borofski

April 2, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News, Scrolling Headlines

Officially chartered as a Registered Student Organization just less than a year ago, the University of Massachusetts chapter of Autism Speaks U has grown tremendously. Autism Speaks U will be hosting its sixth annual Amherst...

Bikram Yoga heats up in Northampton

By Elena Lopez

November 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fitness, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

One-hundred and five degrees sounds more fitting for a desert than a yoga studio, but at Bikram Yoga Northampton, the heat is always on. Bikram is a style of yoga that is done in a heated room, typically between 100 and 110 de...

Easy tips to avoid the flu

By Emily Brightman

November 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fitness, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

The last few weeks in the Pioneer Valley have been speckled with frosty mornings and frigid nights, which can only mean one thing: autumn is coming to a close and winter is fast approaching. And unfortunately, as all New Englander...

10 tips to get a better night’s sleep

By Elise Martorano

September 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

As college students, we all know that it’s hard to get a great night’s sleep. Between the pressures of school and the desire to spend time with friends, we often go to bed too late, wake up too early and toss and turn in between. Here are a few ways ...

Go ahead, hit the snooze button and sleep your way to better health

By Emily Brightman

September 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

College students by nature are always on the go. It can feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day between classes, work, homework and extracurricular activities. Demanding schedules sometimes require sacrifice, and unfortu...

UMass professor receives $3.2M research grant

By Collegian News Staff

September 8, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Professor Lisa Chasan-Taber of the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive...

Protect the key to your health: water

By Karen Podorefsky

April 10, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Imagine not being able to drink water unless it was purified and bottled first. Some people don't trust Amherst tap water, but I've never gotten sick from it and neither has anyone that I know. It may taste different from b...