Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Spring outfits on their way in

By Stevie Mackenzie-Smith

February 2, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Ah, February. February, you don’t know what you do to us. You tease us with a slice of springtime sunshine, a preview of what is to come, but then you retreat to your cold, hard self and once again our cheeks are ravaged by windbur...

Ways of skin care

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

January 25, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fashion, Lifestyle

The winter months come with a few inevitable things: low temperatures, snow, ice and, the worst of them all for a lot of people, dry air. As temperatures drop, dry air wreaks havoc on our bodies. Perhaps you’ve already stocked...

Black Friday Survival Guide

By Alexa Wilansky

November 21, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fashion, Lifestyle

It’s that time of year when shopping is a must. One day only, starting in the wee hours of the morning, Black Friday is upon us – stores awaiting customer arrival to purchase their unusually underpriced merchandise. Dresses...

Annie Harrington’s Ustyle

By Conor Murphy

November 2, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Annie Harrington is immediately recognizable amongst her male and female cohorts at the University of Massachusetts. Although Harrington, a sophomore and international student from Bath, England, may be quiet and shy in de...

Heather Carey flashes fall fashion

By Vincenza Parella

October 20, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Name: Heather Carey Year: Freshman Major: Animal Science Heather Carey sat in the basement of Butterfield with a group of her friends, laughing and talking about the wet New England weather outside. Despite the dreary downpour, Carey still managed to keep up her sen...

Cirque Succeeds at Mullins Center

By Alissa Mesibov

October 10, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fashion, Lifestyle

When one attends a Cirque du Soleil performance, seemingly impossible acrobatics, over the top clowning and beautiful artistic designs can be expected. “Quidam,” the most recent incarnation of Cirque du Soleil, had all of these elements at the Mullins Center this past wee...

Jaclynn Chiodini’s UStyle

By Kate Evans

September 21, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Name: Jaclynn Chiodini Year: Senior Major: Anthropology and African American Studies With headphones in her ears and eyes focused on her studies, Jaclynn Chiodini’s look attracted attention despite her studious demeanor. Chiodin...

The great debate: backpack or purse?

By Sapna Contractor

September 14, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Many University of Massachusetts students will take an average of 15-18 credits per semester, walk more than a few miles around campus each day, join extra-curricular activities and go out with friends on the weekends. This weekly rout...

The secrets of dressing like a pro(fessional)

By Effie Speridakos

May 18, 2011

Filed under Fashion

The semester has ended, signaling for many the start of the summer job. Your interviewing skills are slick and your resume has been polished to perfection. Now it’s time to work on presenting yourself as a reputable and talented worker. In reality, you...

Fashion show to benefit local shelter big success

By Staff

April 12, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

The downstairs area of the Campus Center was bursting with students dressed to the nines on Saturday, April 9, as the lobby outside the auditorium was filled with balloons, flowers, and raffle tables. While eager attendees bought tickets and waited for the doors to open at 6 p.m., students bid on gift packages and outfits to be worn by the m...

Sisters to take the Runway

By Kate Evans

April 7, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Are you craving to see the spring’s fiercest fashions on pretty student models, all while helping those who suffer from domestic violence? If that sounds appealing, check out the University of Massachusetts chapter of Sisters on ...

Looking hot when you’re cold

By Effie Speridakos

February 3, 2011

Filed under Fashion

Knowing how to dress for the winter is a crucial survival skill as a student at the University of Massachusetts. Even still, the climate is never an acceptable excuse as to why there are so many fashion victims parading campus post rain drizzle. College is a place where most people develop out of t...