Massachusetts Daily Collegian

How to prepare perilously perfect punches

By Ashley Berger

October 27, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

Every Halloween party to remember needs a tasty punch, so the trick to this treat is to make enough of something that everyone enjoys and can drink copious amounts of without feeling queasy. Here are a few recipes to satisfy d...

How to heal that hangover

By Kate Evans

October 25, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

It may have seemed logical to sneak an extra water bottle filled with Rubinoff into the Afrojack concert at the Mullins Center last night, but that searing pain above the eye and overly sensitive gag reflex says otherwise. A wild...

Give it a shot

By Tappan Parker

October 17, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are falling, it’s getting chilly out and everyone is starting to get literally sick of taking shots of straight liquor at the bars or elsewhere. Switching it up is never a bad thing, a...

Easy DIY Dinners

By Kelsey Laning

October 17, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink, Lifestyle

For those who opted out of a meal plan this year, fear not, because dinner at home is easier than it looks. When the take-out menus start to look just a little too familiar, it’s time to utilize the kitchen for something other...

Delicious Rubinoff drinks sink cheap vodka aftertaste

By Ashley Berger

October 6, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

Broke college students all over the country are in a constant search for cheap but worthwhile products. These include commonly sought out are items such as books, food, clothing and – most of all – alcohol. One handle of Rubinoff vodka, either flavored or plain, costs ab...

Fall into beer

By Ashley Berger

September 29, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

With the leaves changing and October fast approaching, fall beers are also here. These drinks are generally brewed darker and spicier than the average day-to-day beer. Though different, these dark brews are only available for...

10 Better-for-You Late Night Snacks

By Malea Ritz

September 28, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Food & Drink

After a long tedious day of classes and hours of reading endless pages from dull textbooks, the hunger begins to creep in. Since it is late at night, few options are provided for satisfying a growling stomach. While it is easy...

Anthony Bourdain: Chef, author and BAMF

By Jeff Mitchell

September 14, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink, Words

When picturing alcohol-induced benders, drug-fueled frenzies, and debauchery of all sorts, restaurants are rarely what come to mind. It has been 11 years since chef and author Anthony Bourdain released his crude, bestselling book, “Kitchen Confidential: A...

11 Must-try cooling cocktails

By Ashley Berger

September 5, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

Chill out with this list of cocktails that can cool anyone off at a crowded party. After an hour of dancing and sweating as if they're on the ‘Edge of Glory,’ your friends will thank you for stealing them away to a tropical paradise with these fruity and relaxing beverages. It wouldn’t...

Deals and Steals brings good food to poor students

By Acacia DiCiaccio

April 28, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Being a poor college student means that most meals won’t consist of more nutrients than whatever is provided in a package of ramen or Easy Mac, right? Wrong. The misconception that healthy food is always more expensive has...

How to booze without the bloat

By Staff

April 26, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

My roommate and I are currently attempting to drastically overhaul our eating habits. Subbing tortilla chips for baby carrots and bulking up our egg-white omelets with raw vegetables and fat-free cheese, together we are making very direct efforts to clean up our diets and eat healthi...

Organic foods benefit health, but at a cost

By Staff

April 26, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Going organic is said to be both commendable and healthy. But is spending an additional $20 at Big Y worth it? Possibly, but it is important to know the difference between organic and conventional food preparation prior to making a decision.   According to, the style ...