Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Chang’s fashions turn heads

By Conor Murphy

November 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

It is hard not to notice Jeffrey Chang as he makes his way to class in his usual skinny jeans, fur and beloved 6-inch studded Jeffrey Campbell platform boots, adding a jolt of high fashion to the University of Massachusetts campus. It w...

Podcast: Oscar red carpet recap

By Conor Murphy

February 28, 2012

Filed under Arts Podcasts

Collegian producers Conor Murphy, Emily Merlino and Kevin Romani along with special guest Annie Harrington provide a full recap of the best and worst dressed at this past Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony. Podcast: Oscar Red Carpet Part 1 ...

“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” blazes

By Conor Murphy

January 25, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

  David Fincher’s American adaptation of the Swedish crime-thriller movie and novel “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” shines with expert pacing, which helps it surpass the original film. The film opens when d...

Black Friday history lesson

By Conor Murphy

November 21, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

As Thanksgiving nears, so does Black Friday, a holiday beloved by bargain hunters and shopaholics. If asked, however, few would be able to say where this day originated from. As many are gearing up for next Friday, it is also ...

“Harold and Kumar” is carefree fun

By Conor Murphy

November 7, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

“A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas,” the third installment of the Harold and Kumar franchise, is a proudly unambitious film that succeeds in part because of the fact that it doesn’t profess to be anything else but a crude slapst...

Annie Harrington’s Ustyle

By Conor Murphy

November 2, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Annie Harrington is immediately recognizable amongst her male and female cohorts at the University of Massachusetts. Although Harrington, a sophomore and international student from Bath, England, may be quiet and shy in de...

“Drug rug” offers hippie-chic style

By Conor Murphy

October 17, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

One of the most ubiquitous trends on campus this season has been the emergence of the Baja pullover, or what many affectionately refer to as the “drug rug.” The sweater has been a staple of a certain hippie-chic crowd for years now, howe...