Massachusetts Daily Collegian

‘Devil’s Due’ is diabolically disappointing

By Paul Bagnall

February 5, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies, Scrolling Headlines

Going to see a new horror movie on the big screen should be an exhilarating experience. The suspense and tension of this macabre genre, when done well, grips the audience, awakening its fears of the unknown. “Devil's Due,”...

Recreation Center warns students of endangered access to equipment rentals

By Paul Bagnall

September 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News

The University of Massachusetts’ Recreation Center has always been willing to lend students shower and locker room equipment. But with equipment increasingly going missing last semester, that luxury has come under thre...

Amherst Cinema Hosts acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki’s Films

By Paul Bagnall

April 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

The Amherst Cinema offers a unique selection of international cinema with the ongoing   Miyazaki Film Festival, through which viewers get a retrospective look at the imaginative style of renowned Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki. Rightfully...

Therapy robot developed at UMass has successful first test run

By Paul Bagnall

March 29, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News

Robots may now play a role in some stroke patients’ recoveries, providing social contact, among other treatments, to help counter the nation’s shortage of specialized therapists and the financial obstacles associated with ...

Forum to be held on natural hazard mitigation plan

By Paul Bagnall

March 15, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Aiming to better weather possible natural disasters, University of Massachusetts officials will hold a public forum today to discuss details of a preliminary plan for hazard mitigation and disaster preparedness at UMass. The draft pl...

Males pledge against ‘violence against women’ in White Ribbon Campaign event

By Paul Bagnall

March 8, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

A group of men pledged “to never commit, condone or remain silent about men’s violence against women in all its forms” on Wednesday as part of the University of Massachusetts’s White Ribbon Day Campaign. In previous years, the day of pledges took place in the Mullins Center durin...

Lagunitas Sucks: Brown Shugga’ Substitute Ale

By Paul Bagnall

February 27, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Lagunitas Brewing Company’s Sucks Brown Shugga’ Substitute Ale was originally set to be released in 2011, but due to some mishaps in the brewery, its release was delayed, according to BeerStreetJournal.com. It wasn’t until som...

Schwarzenegger wreacks havoc once again in “The Last Stand”

By Paul Bagnall

February 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies, Television

As Arnold Schwarzenegger famously said in “Terminator,” “I’ll be back”. Well, after almost a decade away from the movie screens, the 1980s action hero is back, having officially made his full return (not including his minor roles in the...

Safe Passage raises $225,000

By Paul Bagnall

December 3, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

NORTHAMPTON – Safe Passage, the Northampton-based organization that is committed to ending domestic violence, raised about $225,000 Sunday during its ninth annual Hot Chocolate Run. The money will be used to strengthen and expand the organization’s services. The turnout for th...

‘Holy Motors’ confounds

By Paul Bagnall

November 14, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Get ready for a French romp of avant-garde proportions, spending a full day alongside an actor struggling with his identity and coming to terms with his multiple lives. “Holy Motors” sets up the story showing an audience s...

Video: UMass vs UNH Hockey Highlights

By Paul Bagnall

November 7, 2012

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Sports Videos, Web-Exclusive

Video highlight of UMass' 2-1 overtime win over UNH last Friday at the Mullins Center. UMASS vs UNH from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....