Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The not-quite victory on social issues

By Nathan Fatal

November 20, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Election Day, Americans saw significant progress on social issues in some states when voters in Maine and Maryland supported a measure to legalize gay marriage, Washington and Colorado both legalized recreational marij...

Political Science department hosts an election results viewing party

By Eleanor Harte

November 8, 2012

Filed under Blogs

On Tuesday night, the Political Science department sponsored an Election Results Viewing Party in the Cape Cod lounge. While students and professors waited for the results to come in from the polls (some waiting more anxiously than ot...

Election Day

By Karen Podorefsky

November 8, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s hard to believe that it has already been four years since the last campaign. Four years ago, most of us couldn't even vote yet. But this year, it seemed that a large portion of the University of Massachusetts community hit the pol...

The importance of voting

By Eleanor Harte

November 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs

Tomorrow is Election Day. After all the campaigning (which seems to have lasted years), the incessant television commercials, and the people at the Dining Commons asking you for the fifteenth time if you’ve registered to vote,...

Campus Perspective Video: Senator Scott Brown vs. Elizabeth Warren

By Brian Johnson

November 5, 2012

Filed under Archives, Campus Perspectives, News Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

UMass students weigh in on who they favor in the upcoming Massachusetts Senate race between Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren. ...

A Guide to Voting at UMass Amherst

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

November 5, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

Many students and faculty members are urging people at the University of Massachusetts to get out tomorrow and cast their ballots in this year’s elections. Those planning on voting in Amherst will have to head out to one of t...

Calling all voters

By Ali Strand

October 19, 2012

Filed under Blogs

“Have you registered to vote? In Amherst?” These seem to be the only two questions that have fallen on every pair of ears on campus. Not just once or twice, but repeatedly I have been asked by tens of different faces whether...

Déjà vu all over again

By Ben Rudnick

October 26, 2010

Filed under Columns

We are about to witness, once again, the spectacle of an American election. All the predictions of the pundits and prognosticators will be put to the test, and it will finally be time for us, the voters, to express ourselves....