Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Polls open for primaries to special election

By Jeffrey Okerman

April 29, 2013

Filed under Local News, News, Politics

Candidates will vie to fill Secretary of State John Kerry’s vacant U.S. Senate seat in a special statewide primary on Tuesday.            The primary is the precursor to what will be the second special election to fil...

Former Senator Scott Brown talks to young Republicans at Amherst College

By Patrick Hoff

February 11, 2013

Filed under Local News, News

Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, in a speech on Sunday at Amherst College, urged students to be the change that they want to see in the country, saying they should fight through partisanship in the United States to get things don...

Warren elected first female senator from Mass.

By Chelsie Field

November 7, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

Democrat Elizabeth Warren won over incumbent Republican Scott Brown in Tuesday’s Senate elections in Massachusetts. Warren had 53 percent over Brown’s 47 percent with about 75 percent of the votes counted. The ra...

Brown has slight edge on the eve of election night, polls say

By Olivia Bernard

November 6, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Locked in a close race for the Massachusetts Senate seat, Sen. Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren clamored across the state yesterday, hoping to sway on the fence voters to see things their way. While many previous polls had shown Warren to be in the lead, a UMass Lowell/ Boston Herald ...

The importance of voting

By Eleanor Harte

November 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs

Tomorrow is Election Day. After all the campaigning (which seems to have lasted years), the incessant television commercials, and the people at the Dining Commons asking you for the fifteenth time if you’ve registered to vote,...

Brown, Warren debate in Springfield

By Collegian News Staff

October 10, 2012

Filed under Local News, News, Politics

Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren are scheduled to debate tonight beginning at 7 p.m. from Symphony Hall in Springfield. For the latest updates, follow reporter Katie Landeck (@KatieLandeck) and photographer Maria Uminski ...

Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren set for debate in Springfield

By Collegian News Staff

October 10, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

The two candidates in one of the nation’s most closely watched U.S. Senate races will meet tonight in Springfield in what will likely be a spirited debate. Republican Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warr...

Editorial Cartoon: Scott Brown Campaign Truck

By Dan Nott

October 8, 2012

Filed under Editorial Cartoons, Opinion

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Senator Brown: No more “Mr. Nice Guy”

By Patrick Kenney

October 3, 2012

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

On the streets of Dorchester two men were spotted making tomahawk chops and war whoops on Sept. 23. Who were these individuals? Were they sports fans? No. How about street performers? No. So who else could these unknown men making...

The despicable state of the Warren-Brown race

By Zac Bears

October 2, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The Massachusetts Senate election for the seat held by Senator Scott Brown is becoming more vitriolic and contested every week. The debate held on September 20 between Senator Brown and challenger Elizabeth Warren involved core issues of the campaign, in...

A racy Senate campaign

By Kristin LaFratta

October 2, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Cherokee Liz. Two words alone that a year ago may have meant nothing, now spark rather opposing reactions: laughter, or heated defense. Digging up the old, receded, most likely irrelevant dirt on one’s political opponent is the norm. Since May of t...