Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Jaclynn Chiodini’s UStyle

By Kate Evans

September 21, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Name: Jaclynn Chiodini Year: Senior Major: Anthropology and African American Studies With headphones in her ears and eyes focused on her studies, Jaclynn Chiodini’s look attracted attention despite her studious demeanor. Chiodin...

Student-run farmers’ market blossoms in Campus Center

By Kate Evans

September 18, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

University of Massachusetts sustainable living groups gathered in the Campus Center on Friday, Sept. 16, for the first official student farmers' market of the growing season. Leafy greens, ripe tomatoes, garlic and squash were...

The Shape ready to open on the scene

By Kate Evans

April 28, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Paper Jam 2011 Having performed at local hotspots such as Pearl Street and the Iron Horse in Northampton, The Shape is partaking in this weekend’s Paper Jam. The three-piece improvisation and jazz band consists of all current and former University of Mass...

The Futurenows to head Paper Jam

By Kate Evans

April 28, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Paper Jam 2011 Folk rock band The Futurenows has been in the works since dorm-room living three years ago. The four-piece ensemble from Amherst combines bass, guitar, drums, banjo, original songwriting and lots of soul...

Brendan Ryan emerges in pop-rock

By Kate Evans

April 28, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Paper Jam 2011 The beginning of this spring semester brought lots of snow, class cancellations and the emergence of a new pop-rock singer in the University of Massachusetts student community. That singer is 21-year-old senior communications major Brendan Ryan...

Sex Study: College Tour shocks and teaches students

By Kate Evans

April 18, 2011

Filed under Lifestyle

Both male and female University of Massachusetts students gathered last Tuesday to learn about taboo sexual fantasies, picking the right toy and bedroom safety as VOX and board-certified sexologist Megan Andelloux brought the Sex Study: College Tour to the Cape Cod Lounge. Andelloux, otherwise...

Career Night panelists attribute success to networking

By Kate Evans

April 10, 2011

Filed under Lifestyle

As six put-together, yet laid back-looking University of Massachusetts alumni took the stage on Thursday at 6:05 p.m., audience members quieted in anticipation. The communication graduates assembled to share their various suc...

Sisters to take the Runway

By Kate Evans

April 7, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Are you craving to see the spring’s fiercest fashions on pretty student models, all while helping those who suffer from domestic violence? If that sounds appealing, check out the University of Massachusetts chapter of Sisters on ...

Communications Career Night to bring about success stories

By Kate Evans

April 7, 2011

Filed under Lifestyle

As the end of another academic year approaches, many students are forced to face the reality of what to make of those hard-earned bachelor’s degrees. The University of Massachusetts’ department of communication is hos...

South Park creators make Broadway debut

By Kate Evans

March 23, 2011

Filed under Theatre

Ever wondered what life is like as a Mormon? Trey Parker and Matt Stone, otherwise known as the creators of Comedy Central’s hit TV series “South Park,” are hitting Broadway to show the world just that. Parker, St...

“The Vagina Monologues” performed at UMass

By Kate Evans

March 9, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Theatre

University of Massachusetts students, faculty and local residents gathered in Bowker Auditorium this weekend to listen to performers talk about one thing – their vaginas. The monologues discussed sensitive topics such as female...

Ukes and yo-yos fill afternoon with fun

By Kate Evans

February 16, 2011

Filed under Music

Ukes and Yoyos brought floods of families and happy couples to the Academy of Music Theatre in Northampton last Sunday. The tantalizing scent of salty popcorn combined with the warmth from the heaters in the lobby created an immedi...