Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Guns are here to stay

Guns are here to stay

October 12, 2015

Hysteria surrounding violence is misdirected, ineffective

By Hannah Sparks

April 1, 2013

Being a pretty reserved and rational person, I have always found that knee-jerk reactions and hysteria are among the worst ways to deal with any problem. While it’s important to trust your gut in certain situations, oftentimes the ...

PCP: Campus ban of weapons misguided

By Harrison Searles

April 5, 2012

Like many campuses across the country, the University of Massachusetts campus has rules that prohibit the carrying of anything deemed a “dangerous weapon.”  This is done without a set of criteria that clearly demarcates a...

PCP: Hold your fire

By Billy Rainsford

April 5, 2012

On the night of Saturday, April 3, 2010, the University of Massachusetts Police Department broke up a fight outside Pierpont dormitory in Southwest, which included the arrest of one Lamont Thomas, a 20-year-old non-student from Springfield. A fight bre...

Longoria Armed for Battle (VIDEO)

By Michael Wood

March 29, 2011

Evan Longoria is having a rough spring. Earlier this month the Rays' third baseman's 1967 Camero RS was stolen off a lot in Arizona where it was being refurbished. The thieves had to get past a security gate and an alarm ...