Massachusetts Daily Collegian

On the war in Afghanistan

By Kevin Gallagher

September 27, 2010

Filed under Columns

This column is the second in a two-part series. To see part one, go here. Taliban propaganda, which can be viewed on websites like YouTube.com and MEMRITV’s coverage of Al Jazeera, has proven effective. Taking cues from al-Qae...

What’s up with the war in Afghanistan?

By Kevin Gallagher

September 26, 2010

Filed under Columns

Part 1 of a 2  part series It seems that the time when American leaders could arrogantly boast “We don’t negotiate with terrorists,” has passed. Despite the commitment of additional troops in the past year, the war ...

Bernanke is the wrong man to manage our money

By Kevin Gallagher

January 28, 2010

Filed under Columns

As the Senate voted to raise the federal debt ceiling to $14.3 trillion and President Obama prepared to deliver his State of the Union address, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was voted into a second term yesterday. Despite...

CD Review: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Contra’

By Kevin Gallagher

January 24, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Just before the weekend, Vampire Weekend’s (VW) “Contra” album hit #1 on the Billboard 200. In order to understand this achievement, we might require a cursory glance at their first effort – the self-titled Vampire Weekend...