Massachusetts Daily Collegian

How to pull off casual jewelry

By Ryan Ford

April 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Do-it-yourself, Fashion, Lifestyle

Men have feared many things over the course of history: woolly mammoths, heart disease and loud noises. While all of these terrors are rightfully avoided, it would seem that many men do not fear gaudy and flashy jewelry as much as they ...

Dropbox gives students easy access to cloud storage

By John Park

February 28, 2013

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture, Do-it-yourself, Lifestyle

Cloud storage service has become popular in recent years, allowing users to backup their files with a simple drag-and-drop or upload. While many companies boast their own reliable and user-friendly cloud services, Dropbox has begun to ...

Speeding up your computer from the inside out

By Kevin Hollerbach

February 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Do-it-yourself

There are dozens of commercials and web advertisements every day for software claiming to significantly speed up your computer. These companies, such as MyCleanPC, may end up charging hundreds of dollars to “fix problems” on your...

I Wear your Granddad’s Clothes, I Look Incredible

By Elise Martorano

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Fashion, Lifestyle

Thrifting is a great alternative to emptying a bank account on overpriced jeans at shopping malls, or even at less expensive department stores like Marshall’s and Wal-Mart. Not to mention that grandpa sweaters from the 1960...

Mix some mint into your wardrobe

By Nia Decaille

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Fashion

Whether you thought Katy Perry sizzled or floundered in the fitted mint green number she wore to the Grammys earlier this month, her dress is just one example of the onslaught of pastel quickly becoming the latest trend for the spring. Mint green, the most popular shade of pa...

Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation- Product Review

By Lil James-Crook

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Lifestyle

As a “girly girl” with an interest in makeup, it’s surprising that I don’t usually wear foundation unless I need a little extra coverage or if I’m going out in the evening. However, I decided to jump on the bandwagon wi...

Five achievable pre-apocalyptic activities

By Araz Havan

November 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Lifestyle

The end to end all the predictions of the end of the world is coming, and soon. Dec. 21 is supposed to be the actual end of the world, or so the Mayan calendar claims. This is only in a few weeks, so forget about your assi...

Do-it-yourself: Create your own Halloween costume on a budget

By Ashley Berger

October 23, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Do-it-yourself

Everyone knows that when you’re in college, you’re broke. But most of us still want to look great on Halloween. Here are some do-it-yourself ideas on how to successfully cut, rip or tape together the perfectly scary c...

DIY: Staining, glazing and spray painting

By Katie Landeck

October 4, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself

It was when I started to decorate my apartment that I first realized I had a problem: I had watched entirely too much HGTV growing up and spent way too much time perusing the pages of Martha Stewart Living. It doesn’t sound like a ...

DIY: Sweet Potato Soup

By Emily Abrams

October 4, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Food & Drink

As the weather turns from warm and humid to cool and crisp, I find my desire to leave my warm and cozy house slowly disappearing. And due to my love of cooking, I have been browsing online for the perfect fall recipe to warm me u...