Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Using UMail where you want it

By Kevin Hollerbach

January 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

Many students across campus complain about their designated student email addresses and the web-client that comes along with it. Logging onto UMail daily to send and receive school-related messages seems stale and outdated. The good...

Do you really need to upgrade to Windows 8?

By Kenneth Cabral

January 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

In late October of last year, Microsoft released the latest version of its flagship operating system, Windows 8. This new edition to the Windows family is Microsoft’s rebuttal against the widely popular emergence of tablet c...

Most anticipated games of 2013

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

January 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Video Games

Last year delivered its share of video game hits. Games like Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Halo 4 and Resident Evil 6 had fans camping outside of stores for hours before the game’s midnight releases. Still, just like it does every year, the video ...

Golden Globes an embarrassing joke

By Tom Barnes

January 29, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies, Television

Beyond being an embarrassing and boring joke, the saddest part about the Golden Globes is that they're an irrelevant, embarrassing and boring joke. The 70th annual Golden Globes aired during primetime on Sunday Jan. 15...

The perks of being a Scrooge

By Emily Brightman

December 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

It's that time of year again, boys and girls – the time for garish decorations, obnoxious holiday music and fat bearded men in red suits running amok. Yes, the Christmas season has once again reared its holly-wreathed head and the winter wonderland festivit...

Remember to appreciate the holidays for the little things

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

December 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture

Christmas has been getting an increasingly bad rap over the years, but this doesn't come as a surprise after examining what the Christmas and holiday season has become. Christmas has been under the reigns of consumerism for quite some time, but it's gotten to the point where it has become more s...

Walking dead mid-season finale impresses

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

December 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

Warning: This article contains spoilers for the AMC show “The Walking Dead.” This Sunday marked the beginning of what will surely be a low point in the lives of many: the mid-season finale of the hit AMC show “The Walking Dead,” which will not re...