Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Karl Rove to speak at UMass

By Nikki Grossfeld

April 9, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Local News, News, Politics

Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, Karl Rove, will speak at the  University of Massachusetts [1] on Tuesday about America’s future and moving forward, as well as the future of the Republican Party. ...

Reconciling Feminism and the GOP

By Emily Merlino

September 10, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

If one were to look at pure statistics, the media's passionate assertion that the Republican Party is less-than-friendly to modern American women is unmistaken. Almost all tangible evidence points to an apparently irrefutable...

And then there were three

By Nikhil Rao

March 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A lot of people have been giving Mitt Romney a bit of stick ever since the line “I don’t care about the poor” became a phenomenon. He has been lambasted by Democrats and Republicans alike, those who claim to be able to connect with America’s common man while he does not. Now I do not know if...

Interest groups play greater role in primary campaign

By Brian Canova

January 29, 2012

Filed under News

With the dawn of Super PACs, the intersection of moneyed interest groups and politics has become a focal point this presidential primary season. In a state the size of Florida, where political campaigns are better served by targeting voters over the airwaves than at town halls, as ...

Meghan McCain shows readers the darker side of politics

By Kate MacDonald

October 6, 2010

Filed under Words

Meghan McCain, daughter of 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain, gives her fans a behind-the-scenes look at campaigning in her new tell-all “Dirty Sexy Politics.” The book, dedicated to her parents, tells the often untold story of ...

Citizens should act as ‘human resources department’ for Republican and Democrat parties

By Shane Cronin

March 10, 2010

Filed under Columns, Opinion

What comes to mind when we here, in the People’s Republic of Amherst, think of the Democratic Party? The working class, the champions of immigrants, gay rights, minorities, the freedom to have an abortion and universal healthcare:...