Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray visits UMass Democrats

By William Perkins

September 25, 2011

Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, who is in the state’s No. 2 governing post, doesn’t definitively know yet if he will seek the state’s top gubernatorial spot some day. But, as he said yesterday to a small group of Democrats at the University...

Governor appoints new member to UM Board of Trustees

By Collegian News Staff

September 12, 2011

Governor Deval Patrick recently appointed six new members to the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees and reappointed chairman James Karam to the board. Karam’s appointment has stirred controversy as he was recently...

UPDATE: UMass closes for Irene, reopens

By Herb Scribner

September 5, 2011

The University of Massachusetts will shut down from midnight Friday, Aug. 26, to the same time on Sunday, Aug. 28, due to the impending storm caused by Hurricane Irene. Gov. Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency for the Bay Sta...

Deval Patrick reelected

By Sam Butterfield

November 3, 2010

The people of Massachusetts decided Tuesday that Deval Patrick deserved a second term as their governor, sending the one-term incumbent back to Beacon Hill with about 48 percent of the vote. Patrick survived an intense challenge...

Decision 2010: Bay State voters choose between “generational responsibility” and limited government

By Sam Butterfield

November 1, 2010

After months of fierce campaigning, millions of dollars in advertising, and one of the most intriguing, contested governor’s races in recent memory, it all comes down to Tuesday. Today, the people of Massachusetts will decide wh...

Photo Slideshow: Governor Patrick and Congressman Olver on the last strides to re-election day

By Lindsey Davis

October 31, 2010

Photography by Lindsey Davis...

Video: Deval Patrick visits UMass and gives pre-election talk

By Rachel Tumin

October 29, 2010

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Gov. Patrick makes appeal to students in visit to UMass

By Sam Butterfield

October 28, 2010

Governor Deval Patrick, locked in a tight race for reelection, visited the University of Massachusetts yesterday, speaking for about 15 minutes to a relatively small crowd of supporters, UMass Democrats, professors and locals. ...

Decision 2010

By Chris Shores

October 27, 2010

NOTE: This page is best viewed using Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer Gubernatorial Race - Election previews - Columns - Editorials - Multimedia The Massachuetts Daily Collegian has you covered for Decision 2010. We will be...

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

By Nick O'Malley

October 26, 2010

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’...

Tim Murray discusses upcoming election

By R.P. Hitt

October 21, 2010

With the November 2 elections fast approaching, Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray will be turning up the heat on his campaign schedule, as he visits towns across the Commonwealth. The incumbent Lt. Gov. spoke with the Massachusetts Daily Collegian late Thursday afternoon to talk a...

Stay the course with Deval Patrick

By Mike Fox

October 21, 2010

What ever happened to facts? I know politics have long been derided for lying and deceitful action, but for awhile at least, people accepted reality and made judgments based on it. If something works, it works. If someone does their job...