Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Students rally in Amherst to protest Troy Davis execution

By Lindsey Davis

September 22, 2011

Filed under Local News

From wire and staff reports One of the most controversial death penalty cases in Georgia’s history ended last night as the state executed Troy Anthony Davis, a convicted cop killer who adamantly maintained his innocence. ...

Cairo to Amherst, protesters take to the streets

By Michelle Williams

February 3, 2011

Filed under Local News

From Cairo to Boston, emotions towards the protesters in Egypt have ranged from fear to joy, anger to support. Over the weekend, hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the Boston Common and Harvard Square, peacefully protesting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and demanding major reforms in...