Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Evolution of a caffeinated college-ette

By Lindsey Davis

May 1, 2012

Filed under Columns, Senior Columns

Warm beverages save lives. For every college moment, there is a delectably soothing and enriching goblet of caffeine designed for your emotional and mental stimulation. After 1,460 days of this thing we call high education, I can feel confident enough to say, “I’ve been there, sipped tha...

Top 6 places to escape Amherst without leaving Amherst

By Lindsey Davis

April 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Commerce, Lifestyle

Have you ever felt like the University of Massachusetts and Amherst were sucking your soul dry? Between the 900 pages of the “Odyssey” you have to read in order to write a paper due in three hours, six mid-semester exams testing...

Video: Collegian Coffee Talk

By Lindsey Davis

April 2, 2012

Filed under Web-Exclusive

The Daily Collegian's favorite New Yorkers Mariam, Mildred and Dierdre discuss the latest news at UMass. ...

March for Trayvon Martin in Springfield

By Lindsey Davis

April 2, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

Despite a dreary forecast, hundreds gathered on the steps of City Hall in Springfield, Mass., all donning hoodies in solidarity with Florida shooting victim Trayvon Martin Saturday morning. The estimated 1,200 attendees marched...

MtvU Woodie Awards streaming live online tonight

By Lindsey Davis

March 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Music, Television

Drunk people. Stunt people. Pregnant people. And New Jersey. This is what has become of Music Television. At a time when college students have only fleeting memories of watching Nelly’s “Hot in Herre” on Total Request Live with post-Carson Daly era V.J.s, there ha...

Keep on your High Horse

By Lindsey Davis

February 22, 2012

Filed under Food & Drink

What would happen if Amherst Coffee had a love child with Lit that was then raised by The Spoke? A High Horse. Saddled up at the top of the North Pleasant Street bar strip, High Horse takes the reigns as an intriguing bistro-bar replacement for Amherst Brewing Company, whose ...

Podcast: Grammy Red Carpet Review

By Lindsey Davis

February 14, 2012

Filed under Arts Multimedia, Arts Podcasts

The Grammy Awards red carpet looks were a mixed sack of red Versace and orange Gaultier lace. Collegian fashion gurus Lindsey Davis, Christina Gregg, Conor Murphy chat about their favorite looks with podcast host Kevin Romani. ...

Who is Saint Valentine (and other things you should know)

By Lindsey Davis

February 14, 2012

Filed under Blogs

Boxes of assorted chocolates, teddy bears hugging  fluffy pink hearts, Barry White’s sensual R & B jams, glitter dunked Cupids, and dozens of fresh cut red roses from a street vendor. Were these the things that the Catholic...

1 officer, shooter dead in Virginia Tech shooting

By Lindsey Davis

December 8, 2011

Filed under News Blogs

Last Updated: Thursday, 6:40 p.m. The Virginia State police have taken "primary responsibility" for the investigation into the shooting that left one police officer dead after being shot during a routine traffic stop i...

Your shots: Walking in an autumn wonderland

By Lindsey Davis

October 31, 2011

Filed under Arts Multimedia, News Multimedia

Readers submitted their favorite photos from the infamous 'Snow-tober' and you can too! Post your photo on the Facebook page or email it [email protected] ...