Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Violence is our plague

By Brian Bevilacqua

October 27, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Psychologists, including those at the University of Massachusetts, have long debated whether violence is a part of human nature, or if there is hope for people to learn to resolve their problems without spreading destruction....

Syria’s Women

By Emily Merlino

February 4, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

“A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth.” When Tim O’Brien penned this potent sentence in his book “The Things They Carried,” a quasi-fictional Vietnam War memoir, he could have eas...

Rising for a just reason

By Allie Connell

January 24, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In an effort to demand the end of the violence against women, the Eve Ensler’s V-Day organization invites one billion voices to rise up and speak out against the worldwide horrors affecting women and their bodies. The V-Day organizatio...

Time to end sexual violence

By Roy Ribitzky

April 24, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series about violence and sexism on the University of Massachusetts campus. It was early spring semester my sophomore year when the Boston Globe published the article “No Cr...