Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

James Welling’s “Open Space” exhibit visits UMass

By Peter Cappiello

February 15, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fine Arts

Like most abstract art, James Welling’s exhibit titled “Open Space” is more than meets the eye. Named after a plot of empty land behind his teenage home that was kept vacant by a town order, the collection of photography,...

Tuesday night poetry readings at hinge in Northampton

By Elise Martorano

February 15, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

Whether you’re an aspiring poet looking for a judgment-free zone to test out your chops, a seasoned writer looking to share your life’s work, or if you’re just looking for a good time, reasonably-priced food and some ki...

Letters to the Valentines

By Arts & Living Staff

February 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

As a part of the love-filled holiday that is Valentine's Day, the Massachusetts Daily Collegian gave you, the readers, a chance to post a 120-character note to your loved one or valentine. Check out the submitted ones below. And...

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...

How to love being single on Valentine’s Day

By Beth Cormack

February 14, 2013

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture, Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again. The time where the center aisle in supermarkets are filled with red products: red candy boxes, red candles, red cards,  red teddy bears, red wrapped Godiva chocolates and last but not least red ros...

What do your flowers really say?

By Beth Cormack

February 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Lifestyle

With Valentine’s Day upon us, flower shops around the area are busy as ever trying to meet the demands of all the hopeless romantics trying to make their loved ones’ holiday one to remember. Buying flowers seems like an easy...

Are You Kidding Me?

By Sanah Rizvi

February 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture, Lifestyle, Words

Elizabeth Glasband has been though some hilarious, bizarre and sometimes outrageous dates. From scaring her mother’s dates to being held hostage while trying to shop and to almost being imprisoned in Mexico, her book ...

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival Preview

By Jonathan Smith

February 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fine Arts, Movies

Last Wednesday marked the beginning of the 20th annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival. Sponsored by the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies and Curator Catherine Portuges, the festival is held almost entirely on c...

Undergraduate scholar takes on the Five College Film Festival

By Soren Hough

February 12, 2013

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture, Movies

Erica Moulton is a director of filmmakers. As the undergraduate student director of the Five College Film and Video Festival, Moulton oversees the film work of numerous Five College students, a job which she sees as vital to ...

Review “Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division” by Peter Hook

By Jonathan Smith

February 11, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Music, Words

The name Peter Hook may not mean much to the average music fan, but his work over the last 30-plus years will certainly conjure up great affection amongst many. Peter ‘Hooky’ Hook is the bass player, and founding member, of seminal pos...

Super Bowl 101: Your guide to the ‘Big Game’

By Daniel Malone

February 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

Watching the Super Bowl is very much a communal activity. You’re apt to find an eclectic mix of people, all with varying levels of football fandom celebrating the game at any one of the countless viewing parties held throughout...