Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Story drafts legalization bill

By Matthew M. Robare

February 14, 2011

Rep. Ellen Story (D-Amherst) introduced a bill to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana to the current session of the Massachusetts General Court last month. Last November, 69 percent of the Third Hampshire District voted in...

Letters to the Editor: December 1, 2010

By Staff

December 2, 2010

Dear Editor, I am writing to congratulate the University of Massachusetts administration and trustees for the announced $182 million expansion of Commonwealth Honors College (Boston Globe, Nov. 18, 2010). What a fitting 50th...

Marijuana legalization proposition to come on Election Day

By Matthew M. Robare

September 28, 2010

On Election Day, in addition to voting for officials and on ballot initiatives, 5.625 percent of Massachusetts voters will be asked if their representative should support the legalization of marijuana. Amherst is one of the towns where that question will be asked.           ...