Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Punishment makes sense in the absence of free will

By Rane McDonough

April 24, 2013

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

If it is true that there is no free will, then it stands to reason that people cannot have changed any decisions they have made.  If this is the case, then how can we as a society ethically punish evildoers? If they could not ha...

Tales from Jail: Truth in numbers

By Rebecca F. Owen

April 10, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Editor’s note: This is the second in a three part series by Rebecca F. Owen about her experience volunteering at Hampshire County Jail. It was no surprise to me when I took a tour of the Hampshire County Jail that...

Madness in Manhattan on Gossip Girl

By Ashley Berger

October 25, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Movies and Television

SPOILER ALERT Bonjour, mes chéries! Two weeks, fourteen days, and countless hours of me waiting patiently for the newest installment my favorite guilty pleasure. And boy oh boy was I impressed! Serena never fa...