Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Save the…Rocks? The Goblin Valley Scout Leaders and Protecting Special Landscapes

By Eamon McCarthy Earls

October 22, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the past week, Glenn Taylor, Dylan Taylor and Dave Hill have gotten fifteen minutes of fame that they will never forget. The three men, former Boy Scout troop leaders in Utah, recently made international news when a video of the men toppling a boulder in Utah...

Look to the skies: domestic drone use

By Eamon McCarthy Earls

February 20, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In Los Angeles, one of the largest manhunts in its history ended earlier this month. The search for Christopher Dorner, a 33-year-old former Navy Reservist and Los Angeles Police Department officer, began on Feb. 3. Dorner ...

The fight against religious extremism

By Eamon McCarthy Earls

February 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

January’s news and much of the news of the past six months has been dominated by the ongoing fight against terrorism. September and October were clouded with news of violent protests against clips from the film “Innocence of Muslims,” a low bud...

Puerto Ricans interested in U.S. statehood for first time in history

By Eamon McCarthy Earls

November 13, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Election Day, as Massachusetts voters deliberated on questions about wide ranging issues such as marijuana, euthanasia, and gay marriage, Puerto Ricans considered a different question. Should Puerto Rico become the 51s...