Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Make bike paths, not rail systems

By Isaac Himmelman

February 10, 2011

Filed under Point-Counterpoint

Alright, now before everyone goes squawking away about all the benefits of the Obama high-speed dream rail system allow me to anticipate the arguments in favor of the proposed rail and proceed to slam each one to the dirt with my obnoxious witticisms. Proponents say, it’ll pour money into the economy. I...

Revolutionary double standards

By Yaroslav Mikhaylov

January 30, 2011

Filed under Columns

It is rare to see a revolution unfold, and in the past month we have seen two. Tensions in Tunisia exploded Dec. 17 after Mohammed Bouazizi, a simple shopkeeper, set himself on fire to protest police brutality, government c...

State of the Union, uninspiring at best

By Harrison Searles

January 27, 2011

Filed under Point-Counterpoint

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this past Tuesday was uninspiring at best and can be more accurately described as an yet another act of Obama, with his eyes set on 2012, trying to secure himself as a part...

Obama delivers State of the Union 2011 speech

By McClatchy Newspapers

January 26, 2011

Filed under Archives

Obama's hour-long address Tuesday night sought to repel anticipated Republican efforts to roll back his party's signature legislative achievements, including the health care overhaul, during the next two years. He emphasized the need for bi...

Sept. 11 keeps Judicial Branch action for further policies in perspective

By Catherine Whelan

September 21, 2010

Filed under Columns

September 11th is a curious day. Maybe you woke up with the chilling memory, maybe you didn’t realize the day of importance until you saw the flags at half-mast, or wrote the date on your notes, but the day itself haunts. As...

Obama’s financial reform joke

By Alex Perry

April 21, 2010

Filed under Columns

President Barack Obama continues to do everything but focus on getting America’s economy turned around. Nothing has changed since he got his health care mess passed, and next on Obama’s to-do list is not the economy – it...