Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Amherst sends the wrong message with vote

By Justin Thompson

November 15, 2010

Filed under Columns

On Wednesday night, the eve of Veterans’ Day, Amherst Town Meeting Members voted 76- 32 to pass the “Bring Our War Dollars Home, Stop the Killing” resolution. This act would resolve to make the town of Amherst one officially...

In memory of Howard Zinn

By Justin Thompson

February 3, 2010

Filed under Columns

He may lie at the opposite end of the political spectrum from where I do, yet no matter what one’s political views are - there is no denying the fact that Howard Zinn was and is one of the single most important figures in contemporary...