Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Massachusetts students struggle to register to vote

By Michelle Alcott

September 26, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

As the fierce battle between Massachusetts incumbent Sen. Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren draws to a close on Election Day on Nov. 6, time to register to vote for the student population at the University of Massachusetts will...

Is Romney/Ryan the Golden Ticket?

By Josh Steinberg

September 13, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

There are a lot of half-witted assumptions being tossed around as this election draws closer. There appears to be a lot of people who are ‘die-hard Democrats’ with no clue as to why, other than that’s what their mother told them t...

Flipping a double sided coin of failure

By Josh Steinberg

September 7, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

There is much more than a fine line between Democrats and Republicans these days. Sitting on opposite ends of the political spectrum, the two groups constantly butt heads on just about every issue at hand. As the November ...

Occupy Wall Street, not the ballot box

By Mike Tudoreanu

November 18, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Ever since the Occupy movement started, there have been people saying we should take our concerns to the ballot box. There have been people saying that it is uncivilized and disruptive to start encampments in cities across the nation ...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 8, 2010

By Staff

December 9, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The article, “Four Loko is only the face of the issue,” brings up issues that many students aren’t aware of. The rate of underage students consuming Four Loko has risen greatly in the past couple of years,...

Let’s get instant runoff running

By R.P. Hitt

November 11, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Click here to read the other side of this week's Point-Counterpoint: "IRV, a voting spoiler alert" Have you ever looked at the Democratic and Republican candidates and thought, ‘Wow I really don’t want to vote for either ...

IRV, a voting spoiler alert

By Eli Gottlie

November 11, 2010

Filed under Columns, Point-Counterpoint

Nowadays it turns out that a lot of people want to switch the American voting system to something called instant runoff voting. Under this new system, you would fill out your ballot by ranking the candidates from those you mos...

Local election analysis

By Matthew M. Robare

November 4, 2010

Filed under Columns

Full disclosure: I would have voted for Dan Sandell. I can’t say I agreed with him 100 percent on every issue, but I agreed with him most of the time. However, I’m a Vermonter and I’m not giving up my birthright to vote...

Massachusetts ballot questions: No, No and No

October 20, 2010

Filed under Archives

Massachusetts citizens should loudly vote against the state's three ballot questions on Nov. 2. Question 1 would remove sales tax on alcohol, as an excise tax is already imposed on liquor, as it is with such commodities as...