Massachusetts Daily Collegian

What’s next for the Republican Party?

By Zac Bears

February 13, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

November 2012 was a month of reckoning for the Republican Party. It lost the presidential election by 126 electoral votes and 5 million ballots cast (or 3.9 percent of the vote), according to the Huffington Post. Republicans lost more ground in th...

Religion, abortion and vice presidential politics

By Jillian Correira

October 17, 2012

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

On Oct. 11, the vice presidential debate was held at Centre College in Danville, Ky., between Democratic incumbent Joe Biden and Republican hopeful Paul Ryan. The two went head to head on foreign and domestic policy issues, and when t...

An easy choice

By Tim Drugan-Eppich

September 17, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With most students voting for the first time in a presidential election, it is essential that they be informed or at least have some idea of how important this election is before walking, or stumbling, into a voting booth. With the economy not yet out of the woods, people st...

Is Romney/Ryan the Golden Ticket?

By Josh Steinberg

September 13, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

There are a lot of half-witted assumptions being tossed around as this election draws closer. There appears to be a lot of people who are ‘die-hard Democrats’ with no clue as to why, other than that’s what their mother told them t...

Paul Ryan’s roadmap to losing youth support

By Billy Rainsford

September 7, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

On Aug. 12, Rep. Paul Ryan was announced as Mitt Romney’s running mate for the 2012 United States presidential election. Known as a staunch fiscal conservative, he has become well-known for his budget plan, the “Roadmap for America,” which he released last year. Ryan...