Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Picking apart the politicking

By Daniel Stratford

April 11, 2011

Filed under Columns

There are two things that UMass students harbor contempt for: political parties and the Student Government Association (SGA). The former is perceived as corrupt, monolithic, authoritarian and detrimental to liberty, while the latter ...

America thrives on its two party system

By Daniel Stratford

February 14, 2011

Filed under Columns

Political parties are some of the most reviled entities to take place in the political arena of American society. Time and time again, we are inundated with commandments to “vote people, not parties.” Continuing down this dole...