Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Internet “Kill Switch” in USA?

By Shane Cronin

January 31, 2011

Filed under Columns

The silence is deafening. You probably haven’t heard or read much about it. This is because the people that are trying to spread the word about the Internet “Kill Switch” are largely niche bloggers who would be dire...

President Obama’s unsung conservatism

By Daniel Stratford

January 31, 2011

Filed under Columns

President Barack Obama is many things to many people. To the Democratic Party, at least since he defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2008 primary season, he is the standard-bearer of a new age, and a symbol of hope, renewal a...

Taking aim for the future

By Chelsea Whitton

January 27, 2011

Filed under Point-Counterpoint

I think it may be fair to say the nation now has a general sentiment that “together,” as Obama said often during the speech, is the only way we will move forward economically, socially, environmentally and technologically....

Decision 2010 malaise speaks ill of the future at the State House

By Nick O'Malley

October 26, 2010

Filed under Columns

The 2010 Massachusetts governor’s race has been received, particularly among college students, with an overlying tone of “meh.” In the face of a horrible economy that holds the future of the University of Massachusetts’...

Murray promotes Obama appearance in conference call

By Sam Butterfield

October 12, 2010

Filed under Archives

Lieutenant Gov. Tim Murray discussed President Barack Obama’s Saturday visit to Boston to support the Deval Patrick campaign in a short conference call with a group of Bay State reporters Monday night. After a brief introduction ...

Midterm drama

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 5, 2010

Filed under Columns

Politics in today’s society is struck with deception and secrecy, with promised results not yet delivered. Can the same be said for President Barack Obama? On Sept. 30, two individuals who are close to White House Chief...

The White House is going green

By Collegian News Staff

October 5, 2010

Filed under Archives

In a press conference on Tuesday, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that solar panels are to be installed on the rooftop of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The solar panels, as well as a solar hot water heater, are set to be in place by spring of 2011. The announ...

President Obama speaks with student journalists over teleconference

By Michelle Williams

September 27, 2010

Filed under Archives

At exactly noon, students across the country dialed a 1-800 number, slightly nervous and very excited. After several rings, a teller greeted each of them, asking which teleconference they were calling for. They asked to be...

PCP: Maybe you can put a price on education

By Shane Cronin

September 9, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here for the other side of Point-Counterpoint: "If you've got it, flaunt it: The appeal of a diploma." Despite gains made by the Dow Jones and other indices over the last year, the economy is in the dumps, leaving today...

Obama’s financial reform joke

By Alex Perry

April 21, 2010

Filed under Columns

President Barack Obama continues to do everything but focus on getting America’s economy turned around. Nothing has changed since he got his health care mess passed, and next on Obama’s to-do list is not the economy – it...

Governor Patrick opens up to “fair questions”

By Shane Cronin

April 7, 2010

Filed under Columns

Recently Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick agreed to interview on the talk radio circuit. For those of you unfamiliar with the Amplitude Modulation genre, I implore you to adjust your dials. On April 1 – April Fool’s Day...