Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Not redistributing the wealth, redistributing the growth

By Zac Bears

September 19, 2012

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

Common political parlance refers to many government programs as being redistributive. Think of the United States economy as a single, large pie of income, GDP. Redistributive government takes a slice of that pie from one person and gives...

Reconciling Feminism and the GOP

By Emily Merlino

September 10, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

If one were to look at pure statistics, the media's passionate assertion that the Republican Party is less-than-friendly to modern American women is unmistaken. Almost all tangible evidence points to an apparently irrefutable...

Get G.O.D. out of the G.O.P.

By Hannah Sparks

January 27, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A friend of mine recently “came out” as an atheist to her mother, who dismissed her daughter’s beliefs (or lack thereof) as “just a phase,” like sporting pink hair or black nail polish. Another friend of mine struggles...

Premature Speculation 2012

By Nikhil Rao

September 29, 2011

Filed under Columns

Kabuki is a form of traditional Japanese drama, with highly stylized song, mime and dance, now performed by only male actors. It uses exaggerated gestures and body movements to express emotions, and depicts historical plays...

The S.U.P.R. manifesto.

By Eli Gottlieb

January 23, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The problem at the University of Massachusetts is that our political spectrum has broken into two parties and a ragtag team of far-left radical groups. We actually have a whole lot of political action groups pushing hard on i...

Midterm drama

By 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...