Massachusetts Daily Collegian

State of the Union, uninspiring at best

By Harrison Searles

January 27, 2011

Filed under Point-Counterpoint

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this past Tuesday was uninspiring at best and can be more accurately described as an yet another act of Obama, with his eyes set on 2012, trying to secure himself as a part...

Politics: Nasty, brutish and short

By Matthew M. Robare

January 20, 2011

Filed under Point-Counterpoint

Point-counterpoint: Little the better for anything else In the wake of Tucson, there’s been a lot of talk about violent rhetoric in politics. Trust me: Divorcing politics and violence is impossible – politics is violence. ...

Little the better for anything else

By Mike Fox

January 20, 2011

Filed under Point-Counterpoint

Point-counterpoint: Politics: nasty, brutish and short The tragedy in Tucson was committed by a mentally disturbed individual whose true motivations might never be known. His motive might not even be coherent. However, in light...

Worst Building on Campus – Morrill: Lost in the science jungle

By Zachary Weishar

December 9, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to view the other side of the Point-Counterpoint: “Nothing to write home about.” Click here to view the rest of the Worst Buildings on Campus. Geologic science, Biology and Microbiology are dis...

Worst Buildings on Campus – Bartlett: Nothing to write home about

By Matthew M. Robare

December 9, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to view the other side of the Point-Counterpoint: “Lost in the science jungle.” Click here to view the rest of the Worst Buildings on Campus. Yesterday I had a test in Bartlett. If you have somehow managed to be blessed ...

Let’s get instant runoff running

By R.P. Hitt

November 11, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to read the other side of this week's Point-Counterpoint: "IRV, a voting spoiler alert" Have you ever looked at the Democratic and Republican candidates and thought, ‘Wow I really don’t want to vote for either ...

IRV, a voting spoiler alert

By Eli Gottlie

November 11, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Nowadays it turns out that a lot of people want to switch the American voting system to something called instant runoff voting. Under this new system, you would fill out your ballot by ranking the candidates from those you mos...

PCP: Four Loko is only the face of the issue

By Shane Cronin

November 4, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to view the other side of the Point-Counterpoint: “I'm gonna have my loko and drink it too.”    In September, shortly after I turned 21, I made my first lawful alcohol purchase. My order was nothing out of t...

PCP: I’m gonna have my Loko and drink it too

By Stacey Linehan

November 4, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

  Click here to view the other side of the Point-Counterpoint: "Four Loko is only the face of the issue"  Four Loko is a popular alcoholic drink commonly referred to as “liquid cocaine” or “blackout in a can.” The 23.5 oz. canned beverage contains 12 percent alcohol by vol...

Vote “No” to help Mass. Budget

By Zachary Weishar

October 28, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to see the other side of the Point-Counterpoint: "Vote yes for tax removal on alcohol" On Nov. 2, 2010, voters across the state will cast their ballot to decide whom can best represent our state in public office....

Vote yes for tax removal on alcohol

By Matthew M. Robare

October 28, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to see the other side of the Point-Counterpoint: "Vote 'No' to help Mass. Budget" The main thing most students have to worry about, besides from the apocolypse and the looming threat of midterm exams, is what we...

PCP: Falling hard for Fall

By Chelsea Whitton

October 14, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to view the other side of this week's Point-Counterpoint: "Don't fall for it." The sun is setting a bit earlier these days and soon as students leave classes at 5:15 p.m. it will be dark. But let not the name of the season we...