Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

‘The Walking Dead’ limps through season finale

By Araz Havan

April 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

  MCTEditor’s note: The following story contains spoilers for “The Walking Dead."    Leading up to the third season finale of AMC’s “The Walking Dead, fans were promised a war. They got one. Well, sort of. The mid-seas...

‘Mad Men’ returns for its penultimate season

By Jenny Rae

April 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

During a painfully long nine-month hiatus, the buzz for “Mad Men’s” sixth and penultimate season had fans going crazy with speculation. Premiering in 2007 and spanning over five critically-acclaimed seasons, the show has become entrenched in contemporary Am...

Megan Andelloux teaches students to view sexuality positively

By Jake Reed

April 3, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

With the help of a vulva-shaped puppet named Veronica, Megan Andelloux, aka Oh Megan!, taught students about their anatomy and healthy sex choices during her Fornication 101 Workshop. The event, presented by Voices for Planned Parenthood...

Mount Sugarloaf offers rewarding hike experience

By Brittany Bowker

April 3, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

From the noticeably increasing amount of cawing birds, whipping long-boarders and jubilant faces on the University of Massachusetts campus, it’s become clear that spring is now officially in season.  Now that the seaso...

Local artists to compete at Battle of the Bands this Thursday

By Tommy Verdone

March 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Music

The University of Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition (CRC) is hosting its annual Battle of the Bands competition Thursday night at the Student Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to UMass students as well the general...

Demetri Martin brought his unique sense of humor to Northampton

By Cory J. Willey

March 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture

Demetri Martin brought his unique brand of humor to the Calvin Theatre on Wednesday, marking Northampton as one of the first stops on his Point Your Face This tour. Levi MacDougall, Martin’s opening act, was a writer on Martin’s former Comedy Central show, “...

Spring Break on the cheap side

By Emily Brightman

March 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle, Travel

Not everyone has the financial means to go to an exotic location over spring break. Those of us with smaller piggy banks usually end up spending the week parked in front of our laptops with our eyes glued to an endless delu...

Sex Educator makes students say “Oh Megan!”

By Jake Reed

March 13, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

When students think of sex-ed, they might get uncomfortable or think they already know it all. But Megan Andelloux, a certified sexologist and sex educator, aims to shatter all stereotypes, and she’s bringing her “Study Sex Col...

Books vs. movies adaptations: The never-ending debate

By Araz Havan

March 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies

Book enthusiasts and movie lovers are constantly debating which medium tells a better story. Each year more and more films created are based off of books. In 2012 alone, there were upwards of 40 movies that were adaptations of s...

Point your face at this article

By Cory J. Willey

March 11, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture

Comedian Demetri Martin will be bringing his multifaceted, one-liner-driven standup to the Calvin Theater in Northampton this Wednesday for one of the first few stops on his “Point Your Face At This” tour, which promotes h...

A 90-minute getaway to Cambridge

By Sabrina Amiri

March 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Travel

During the winter months, when the Pioneer Valley is bombarded by a barrage of tumultuous weather and activities are limited, people tend to hunker down and cabin fever can set in. Thankfully there is a cure for winter boredom, and it’s only a 90-minute drive east to one of Massachuset...