Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Hampshire dancers to incorporate personal themes at Winter Dance Concert

By Lisa Linsley

February 18, 2010

Filed under Music

Tonight faculty and student works will be presented at Hampshire College’s annual Winter Dance Concert in the main Dance Studio in the Longsworth Arts Village. The concert will include six acts which negotiate relationships...

“Ditch the workout and join the party” with Zumba Fitness

By Lisa Linsley

February 16, 2010

Filed under Fitness

Almost every afternoon and night of the week, 50 University of Massachusetts students dance, sweat and have fun to music such as Ke$ha’s “Tick Tock,” Pitbull’s “I Know You Want Me” and LMFAO’s “Shots.” These...

UMass study find health benefits of vitamin D

By Lisa Linsley

January 31, 2010

Filed under Archives

It has been known and studied for years that vitamin D is an important nutrient to consume to prevent osteoporosis for adults, especially women, and rickets, a disorder that creates a softening of bones in children. Vitamin D...

MFA students’ “Shameless Self-Promotion” on view at the University Gallery

By Lisa Linsley

December 10, 2009

Filed under Fine Arts

“Shameless Self Promotion” is currently on view at the University Gallery in the Fine Arts Center. It consists of artworks of Polaroid dimensions by UMass MFA students in response to Andy Warhol’s exhibit “The Minox and...

Women Studies program celebrates 35 years with panel discussion

By Lisa Linsley

December 1, 2009

Filed under Lifestyle

This afternoon at 2 p.m., panelists from the University of Massachusetts and Hampshire College will hold a discussion titled “The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House.” The panelists are a part of...

Chatterton-Purdy Speaks of Icons of The Civil Rights Movement

By Lisa Linsley

November 25, 2009

Filed under Words

From Nov. 16 through Nov. 24, Pamela Chatterton-Purdy’s Icons of The Civil Rights Movement exhibit was featured in the Student Union Art Gallery. Chatterton-Purdy, a University of Massachusetts M.F.A. 1966 alum, spoke about h...

Newman Student Association Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

By Lisa Linsley

November 25, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

This week, more than 120 families in Amherst would have gone without a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. From Sunday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Nov. 22, the Newman Student Association (NSA), in conjunction with the Amherst Survival...

Coco before she was France’s Mademoiselle

By Lisa Linsley

November 15, 2009

Filed under Movies

We are all familiar with the Chanel logo, the iconic image of the two C’s intertwined. Department stores internationally sell the famous Chanel #5, while the authentic handbags are sold at a price range that extends up to $3,500....

Students clean up butts

By Lisa Linsley

November 9, 2009

Filed under Fitness, Lifestyle

Don’t like cigarette butts cluttering up your campus? Neither do the University of Massachusetts students who volunteered last Sunday to collect stray ones across campus for the fourth annual “No Butts About It” event.  Stations...

“Flower Power” in full bloom at Herter Gallery

By Lisa Linsley

September 23, 2009

Filed under Fine Arts

The University of Massachusetts’ Herter Art Gallery is currently featuring a group show titled “Flower Power.” The exhibit explores the ways in which flower imagery can be used to find meaning in nature. Historically, flower and plant representations have held symboli...

Local settings lend verve to poetry at Amherst Cinema

By Lisa Linsley

September 20, 2009

Filed under Lifestyle, Movies

Late Thursday evening, the “Notnostrums,” an online poetry group, performed “When You Think Of,” at Amherst Cinema. A variety of places flashed across the screen, as the editors of the film, Guy Pettit, Emily Pettit and...

Online Poetry Journal Adapts for the Big Screen

By Lisa Linsley

September 16, 2009

Filed under Movies

Amherst Cinema has a history of featuring innovative films, films that challenge contemporary morays and occasionally turn them on their sides. Tonight, Amherst Cinema will try its hand at a new form of innovation, playing host to...