Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Letters to the Editor

November 4, 2013

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To the students: I was embarrassed by the manner in which you "celebrated" after the Red Sox World Series clinching victory on Wednesday night. You have embarrassed yourselves, your families, the university and its alumni. ...

Letter to the editor

October 7, 2013

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Dear Daily Collegian, We now enter a government shut down for the first time since 1995. It’s important that people understand why. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives refused to continue to fund the federal...

Letters to the Editor

October 2, 2013

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Dear Daily Collegian, I write this as someone who is in no way involved in electronic dance music culture or even likes to consider it music. I am constantly annoyed by the drunken buffoons who invade the bus at night after...

Letter to the editor

April 29, 2013

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To the editor: Viewing clear photos of the Boston Marathon attack suspects made me happy and relieved about their appearance. Why? After the Muslim prayer was not heard, ‘God please let them not be Muslim; God please let...

Letter to the Editor

April 16, 2013

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When Karl Rove came to speak at the University of Massachusetts last week, the biggest problem was not his satanic presence, but rather the actions and reactions by many parties involved in the event. Rove, along with other...

Letters to the editor

March 12, 2013

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When I tell people I am the co-chair of the Resident Assistant Union, United Autoworkers (UAW) Local 2322, the first response I usually get is “Why?”  In a nation with such low union rates, this question is hardly surprising....

Letters to the Editor

February 25, 2013

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To the Editor:   It was fun to read Allie Connell’s article “Cocktails likely to cause a stir” in the Jan. 23 edition of the Collegian. Although this probably would not fit the theme of the article, she did leave...

Letter to the Editor

January 29, 2013

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An open letter to the Amherst College community: As students of the Five College community, we are writing to express our rage, grief, sorrow and sympathy for Angie Epifano and all students who have been sexually assaulted...

Letters to the Editor

November 26, 2012

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To the editor: Over the weekend of Oct. 19-21, my bicycle was vandalized. The previous Friday, I had firmly locked it and secured it in the Central Residential Area. I was going to ride it home after my last Monday class, hence...

Letter to the Editor: 11/13/12

November 14, 2012

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To the editor, Last night I streamed into Southwest Residential Area with a thousand or so of my closest friends in absolute ecstasy over the election results. President Barack Obama was re-elected president, and the crowd...

Letters to the Editor

November 5, 2012

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To the editor, If health outcomes determined drug laws instead of cultural norms, marijuana would be legal and there would be no medical marijuana debate. Unlike alcohol, marijuana has never been shown to cause an overdose...

RAs not paid minimum wage; demand fair contract now

October 16, 2012

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Editor’s note: The writers are Resident Assistants. To the Editor: Resident Assistants (RAs) are important to the success of our on-campus students, especially freshmen and first-year students. RAs are educators, attempti...