Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Women Studies program celebrates 35 years with panel discussion

By Lisa Linsley

December 1, 2009

Filed under Lifestyle

This afternoon at 2 p.m., panelists from the University of Massachusetts and Hampshire College will hold a discussion titled “The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House.” The panelists are a part of...

Put down that sweater vest! Here’s the holiday gifts they’re REALLY after

By Kate MacDonald

November 30, 2009

Filed under Commerce

Bundled up adults sprinting through automatic doors, shouting and shoving their way through a crowd of people may sound like an attempt to save themselves from one of the many disasters Hollywood is screening.  But no –the scene...

Student enterprising a driving force at the ‘Zoo’

By Kristin Vaselacopoulos

November 30, 2009

Filed under Fitness, Lifestyle

Editor's note: This story has been removed by the editors because it violates our content policies. After press time Collegian editors discovered that its author has been involved in publicity efforts by the subject of the sto...

DIY: Dry skin remedy

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

November 11, 2009

Filed under Do-it-yourself

As you may already have noticed on your face, hands and legs, dry skin season (formerly known as “winter”) is upon us. Its arrival is feared by many – people who may not have the cash flow for a decent moisturizer to help...

Students clean up butts

By Lisa Linsley

November 9, 2009

Filed under Fitness, Lifestyle

Don’t like cigarette butts cluttering up your campus? Neither do the University of Massachusetts students who volunteered last Sunday to collect stray ones across campus for the fourth annual “No Butts About It” event.  Stations...

Student psych-out: Adventures in Mental Health Services

By S.K. Murphy

November 3, 2009

Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

“So what’s been bothering you?” inquires the therapist who I’ve just overheard in the lobby griping about having to fit another basket case into an already over-packed afternoon. So it goes at Mental Health Services:...

Hampshire Halloween gives Amherst a trippy treat

By Sam Butterfield

October 29, 2009

Filed under Lifestyle

The leaves are turning, and the tacky decor displays are out at CVS. That can only mean one thing: Hampshire Halloween and all of its madness, depravity and carnal merry-making must be nearly upon us. Hampshire Halloween, colloquially...

HASA auctions off a night on the town

By Rachel Dougherty

October 26, 2009

Filed under Lifestyle

There’s just one word to describe the Haitian American Student Association (HASA) Date Auction last Thursday night: hot. Between the crowds crammed into the Herter Annex Thursday night and the physiques of those volunteering to ...

Starling on Sex: Clichés come true

By Jessica Starling Jones

October 21, 2009

Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

Many people have asked me of late what happened to me that made me so cynical when it comes to relationships. I’ll admit it is a reasonable question. I’ve gone from being a die-hard romantic to having a visceral aversion to...

UPC brings school spirit to campus concourse

By Cal Scannell

October 14, 2009

Filed under Lifestyle

You may have seen the enormous flat screen TVs in the Campus Center yesterday afternoon, or heard the dazzling/ glass-shattering vocals of your peers echoing throughout the concourse. If you were lucky, you may even have walked...

Halloween do-it-yourself tricks and treats

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

October 14, 2009

Filed under Lifestyle

During the long weekend, I took a trip to my hometown of Beverly, Massachusetts. When I got off the highway at my exit, I passed one house that is, regardless of whether or not there is a holiday coming up, always extravagantly...

Artists go down to the Paradise City

By Shayna Murphy

October 8, 2009

Filed under Lifestyle

Spot the rows of intricately beaded handbags and hand-stitched wool jackets and you’ll have seen a place unlike any other – a place cluttered with ceramic vases and glasswork tinted by light blue hues and other accoutrements...