Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Brown, Warren raise big money in Mass. Senate race

By Dan Glaun

March 9, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

While the Massachusetts Republican primary was a landslide victory for former Gov. Mitt Romney, another race is heating up and leading thousands of Bay Staters to vote early with their pocketbooks. Ted Kennedy’s former sen...

Voting results from Super Tuesday

By Collegian News Staff

March 7, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

    Georgia | Idaho | Massachusetts | North Dakota | Oklahoma | Tennessee | Vermont | Virginia   Newt Gingrich wins Georgia Former Georgia Congressman and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich earned the favor of his...

Elephant-sized vote set for Super Tuesday

By Brian Canova

March 6, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

Voters in 10 states, including Massachusetts, will today cast nomination ballots crucial to the campaigns of the four remaining Republican contenders vying for the party nod in November’s presidential bid. In an electi...

Romney sails to sweeping victory in Nevada

By Collegian News Staff

February 6, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney scored a landslide victory in the Nevada Republican caucuses Saturday, building off of his Florida primary win last Tuesday and cementing his place as the frontrunner in the race for the Republican...

Romney holds commanding lead in Florida polls on eve of crucial primary

By Collegian News Staff

January 31, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

As Florida Republican voters prepare to head to the polls for today’s crucial primaries, it appears all but certain that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will win the Sunshine State’s nod. A Quinnipiac University poll...

Morse, Narkewicz win mayoral votes

By Collegian News Staff

November 8, 2011

Filed under Local News, News, Politics

Alex Morse – a 22-year-old lifelong Holyoke resident and Brown University graduate – has become the youngest mayor in the city’s history, defeating incumbent Elaine Pluta in an election yesterday. Morse received 53 percent...

Multi-million dollar grant to help support employment

By Stephen Hewitt

September 26, 2011

Filed under Politics

New careers and more job opportunities for Americans are on the horizon, according to a multi-billion dollar initiative announced yesterday that will help support workforce development and job training within community co...

Department of Health and Human Services hosts conference call

By Nancy Pierce

September 21, 2011

Filed under Health & Wellness, Politics

The Department of Health and Human Services announced in a conference call yesterday that one million more young adults received health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act passed by the Obama Administration in early 2010. Secretary of the United Stat...

Proposed bill promises to create more jobs for the youth

By Herb Scribner

September 19, 2011

Filed under News, Politics

Graduating college students might have jobs to look forward to if President Barack Obama’s American Jobs Act passes through Congress, according to the Democratic National Committee. Yesterday, the DNC held a conferen...

Osama bin Laden dead

By McClatchy Newspapers

May 1, 2011

Filed under Politics

By McClatchy Tribune News Services Also see: UMass students respond | Video | Slideshow The tall, lean, rich man’s son could have spent his life lounging about Saudi Arabia in luxury. Instead, Osama bin Laden chose to kill. As a young man, he shot at Soviet invaders in Afghanistan. In middle age, ...

Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti to discuss new book, recent developments in Gaza

By Michelle Williams

April 14, 2011

Filed under Politics

Over the past week, the world saw a spike in attacks between Israeli forces and Hamas, resulting in many deaths and injuries. The attacks were sparked by an antitank missile fired at an Israeli school bus on last Thurs...

Northampton Mayor Clare Higgins will leave office in September

By Collegian News Staff

April 14, 2011

Filed under Local News, Politics

On Sept. 9, Northampton Mayor Clare Higgins will leave office nearly three months early to become the new executive director of Community Action of the Franklin, Hampshire and North Quabbin Regions (Community Action), the Daily...