Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Gender socialization causes women to feel inadequate

By Elise Martorano

November 18, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Have you ever wondered why you were too afraid to do something you wanted because you were nervous about what people would think? Girls can’t cut their hair short, or they’ll get a thousand sly comments about their sexual identity. Boys can’t cry during movies, or they...

Relaxing one-child policy a step forward

By Hannah Sparks

November 18, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Among other reforms, including the closing of “re-education through labor” camps, last week China officially relaxed its infamous one-child restriction, now allowing couples to have two children if one of the parents is an only child. Formerly, only couples in which both paren...

Instarat: the dangerous world of criminal networking

By Johnny McCabe

November 11, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The city of Philadelphia has a serious problem with Instagram. In a bizarre scenario that seems like it would fit more comfortably in a comic book than real life, an anonymous account has taken to the social network, posting personal information of critical witnesses to violent cr...

Hazing: The Incognito Effect

By Dennis Topakov

November 11, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Miami Dolphins’ offensive lineman Richie Incognito has become the front-man of the most recent hazing and bullying allegations within the NFL. Jonathan Martin, Incognito’s fellow lineman and teammate, is the alleged target of Incognitos’ ...

Studying what you love

By Elise Martorano

November 4, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Though this belief might make me naïve and idealistic, maybe even self-righteous, to some, I would much rather spend tens of thousands of dollars to go to college to study a subject that I love than study a subject that will make me a more desirable cand...

Saudi women fight driving ban

By Hannah Sparks

November 4, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Oct. 26, women across Saudi Arabia got into their cars and drove. So did women in nations all over the world, of course – Saudi Arabia just has the distinction of being the only country on earth to prohibit women from driving. No written law officially bans it, but the governm...