Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Bans aren’t ‘Blasts’

By Matthew M. Robare

March 29, 2011

Filed under Columns

If the politicians had their way, no one in this country would ever advance past a mental age of six. It does not seem to me that they are able to comprehend the fact that people who are not politicians can make their own dec...

The right to go Loko

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 8, 2010

Filed under Archives

November saw the Commonwealth of Massachusetts add all caffeinated alcoholic beverages to its list of banned substances, resulting in its removal from liquor store shelves from Southie to Sunderland, Mass. This change in law...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 8, 2010

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 8, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The article, “Four Loko is only the face of the issue,” brings up issues that many students aren’t aware of. The rate of underage students consuming Four Loko has risen greatly in the past couple of years,...

Is alcoholic whipped cream the next Four Loko?

By Alex Waldman

December 2, 2010

Filed under Campus News

The attention surrounding alcohol-infused products has not ended with the banning of Four Loko. Taking its place in the media spotlight is a new line of products dubbed “whipahol,” or vodka-infused whipped cream. Pub...

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...

New alcoholic drink driving UMass students “Loko”

By Kaya Swainson

November 4, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink, Health&Wellness

It took just one can. Only 23.5 ounces caused Joshua Hussey to blackout after his first experience with Four Loko. “I don’t know what happened for four hours.  I wasn’t with anyone. I was on the streets alone – blackout drunk,” said Hussey about his first experience...