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Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

The 2017-18 women’s soccer team differs from others Matz has coached at UMass -

October 18, 2017

Hockey East Notebook: OT Goal caps BC comeback over Providence -

October 18, 2017

I’m a millennial conservative. Will the Republican Party leave me behind? -

October 18, 2017

Low-Income Housing Error at Presidential Apartments -

October 18, 2017

Kelela’s debut ‘Take Me Apart’ is a captivating, deeply personal exposition on heartache. -

October 18, 2017

People’s Market hosts a fundraiser for Puerto Rico -

October 18, 2017

UMass does not meet the needs of its disabled students -

October 18, 2017

Do we really need Summer NSO? -

October 18, 2017

A picture is worth a thousand words, but those words are better off written -

October 18, 2017

Tom Petty: A Retrospective -

October 18, 2017

Panel held to discuss the future of public policy and the Universal Basic Income -

October 17, 2017

Reconsidering Hillary Clinton -

October 17, 2017

Trump’s Twitter has unprecedented influence on society -

October 17, 2017

Author and professor at the University of Oregon discusses the push of a corporate agenda through state governments -

October 17, 2017

Letter: Join the movement against student debt -

October 17, 2017

Northampton City Council votes to oppose local charter school expansion -

October 17, 2017

UMass men’s soccer takes on Rhode Island with top conference spot on the line -

October 17, 2017

Fulton, Smith leading the way for UMass Soccer offensively -

October 17, 2017

Mass. voters opt for cheaper booze, reject two other questions

Massachusetts voters decided Tuesday to eliminate the sales tax on alcohol, while keeping the Commonwealth’s sales tax at 6.25 percent and voting not to eliminate a law which allows developers to obtain one permit to build low and mixed-income housing.

Vote “No” to help Mass. Budget

Collegian columnist Zach Weishar believes that the sales tax on alcohol is necessary and voting yes will work for both the economy and the State’s funds.

Vote yes for tax removal on alcohol

Collegian columnist Matthew M. Robare thinks that sometimes alcohol is just a part of life – and that taxing it shouldn’t be.

Repeal Sales Tax on Alcohol? This Year, it’s Number One

On November 2, voters in Massachusetts will go to the polls and decide on three ballot initiatives, the first being to repeal the state sales tax on alcohol.

Massachusetts ballot questions: No, No and No

The Daily Collegian Editorial board feels strongly that Massachusetts residents need to vote against all three ballot questions on November 2. The questions deal with the state tax on alcohol, building laws for low- and moderate-income housing, and the state sales tax.

Repealing the alcohol tax: to do or not to do?

This election, Massachusetts voters will decide the fate of three ballot questions. Among them are questions pertaining to eliminating sales tax on alcohol, repealing a law which allows developers building low-income housing to obtain a single permit, and a third which would reduce the state’s sales tax to 3 percent starting in January.