Massachusetts Daily Collegian

How to create your best LinkedIn account

By Kayla Marchetti

February 18, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Scrolling Headlines, Technology

Since LinkedIn began in 2003, it has grown into the largest professional networking site, with over 277 million users worldwide. The site’s members range from college students to executives from every Fortune 500 Company. So how do you stand out in a crowd of a quarter billion peopl...

Video: How to bake a vegan, gluten-free apple crisp

By Kayla Marchetti

September 20, 2013

Filed under Arts Multimedia, Arts Videos, Web-Exclusive

Kayla Marchetti demonstrates how to bake a gluten-free, vegan-friendly apple crisp in this audio slideshow....

Rusko performs to sold out crowd

By Kayla Marchetti

April 22, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Dubstep DJ Rusko returned to the Mullins Center Saturday for an epic sold out concert event that had the entire crowd cheering for more. Project Drop, an electronic dance music company based in Amherst, brought the show to the M...

Rusko to make highly anticipated return to the Mullins Center

By Kayla Marchetti

April 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Dubstep artist Rusko is returning to the University of Massachusetts’ Mullins Center for a highly anticipated show on Saturday. Project Drop – an electronic dance music event company – is hosting the sold-out event. Rusko re...

Dynamic Motion dances through another semester

By Kayla Marchetti

April 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

On Monday and Wednesday evenings, the Dynamic Motion Dance Team (DMDT) practices for several hours on the 12th floor lounge in Kennedy Hall, a dormitory within the Southwest residential area. The two captains, Karyn Wagner and Anna M...

Making the transition to outdoor workouts

By Kayla Marchetti

March 6, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fitness

Spring is just around the corner and it’s about time to start getting out of the gym and heading outside. Daylight savings time begins this Sunday when the clock springs forward one hour. Soon the sun will be staying out later...

Rec Center offers cardio classes for beginners and experts

By Kayla Marchetti

February 20, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fitness, Lifestyle

Sometimes, it is fun to mix up your exercise routine. After all, running on a treadmill by yourself can get old after a while. An easy way to add in a little variety is to partake in one free exercise classed offered at the Univ...

Valentine’s Dates On A College Budget

By Kayla Marchetti

February 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

February 14 has arrived, marking another Valentine’s Day. Some celebrate it with one they love. Others, mostly singles, celebrate the holiday by cherishing the love you have for good friends, your mom, cheesy greeting cards and chocola...

Ideas list: Working out in your dorm room instead of the gym

By Kayla Marchetti

January 30, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Health&Wellness

After getting back from a winter break, many students are looking forward to jumpstarting their New Year’s resolutions by committing to exercising and by extension to the state-of-the-art Recreation Center at the University...

10 protein-packed post-workout snacks

By Kayla Marchetti

April 11, 2012

Filed under Food & Drink

After going to the gym for a recommended 30-60 minutes a day workout, the body needs to be refueled in a healthy and mindful way. A trip to the gym is no excuse to chow down on chocolate cake, because that would just be pl...

Picks of the season: spring fruits, recipes and health tips

By Kayla Marchetti

April 10, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

It’s that time of year again in Amherst. The leaves are taking shape, the flowers are blooming and the University of Massachusetts dining halls’ fruit selection has gone seasonal. The freshest fruits are being served ...

Get drawing practice for free: go figure!

By Kayla Marchetti

March 12, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fine Arts

For all drawers out there, there’s a chance for some figure drawing at the Studio Union Arts Gallery through April 11. But these figures are nude. The drawing class is situated in a dark room with a single spotlight shining...