Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass Poll analyzes Gun Control, Minimum Wage, and Immigration.

By Jaclyn Bryson

March 27, 2013

Filed under News, Politics

A recent national poll at the University of Massachusetts has found a general bipartisan consensus regarding the federal minimum wage, strong support for a ban on assault weapons and a general over-estimation of the number of illegal immigrants who enter the country annually, according to a Uni...

Delta Sigma Theta holds discussion about gun control

By James Petroskey

March 14, 2013

Filed under News

The Delta Sigma Theta sorority hosted an open discussion on gun control, with a concentration on issues facing African-Americans, at the Malcolm X Cultural Center on Wednesday night. The discussion touched on a broad spectrum of issues ranging from ...

What is a Massachusetts gun owner really like?

By Michael Ball

February 14, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Gun rights activists, and in Massachusetts even gun owners, bear an unfortunate and negative stigma that often leads to the dismissal of their views and experiences of having any value. When one mentions they are pro-gun, believe in...

After tragic Newtown shooting, weapons bans not the solution

By Stefan Herlitz

January 22, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the wake of the horrible tragedy that left 28 people, including the shooter, dead in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, activist groups all over the nation have been demanding stricter gun-control legislation, as happens in the wake...

Concealed carry a safe choice for colleges

By Michael Ball

November 19, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In Massachusetts, state law prohibits the carrying of firearms on the grounds of any college without special permission. Like most of the gun laws in Massachusetts, this law exists because people allowed their emotions and feelings dictate what to impose on the masses. Let us take ...