Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Photo Booth lets partiers save face

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

January 28, 2010

If you’re an avid partygoer, you’ve probably been tagged in your fair share of embarrassing photos. You may have woken up on Saturday afternoon, logged onto your Facebook and gone through photo upon photo removing said tags...

Take a stand against consumerism with a handmade holiday

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

December 10, 2009

A big part of the Do-It-Yourself movement lies in anti-consumerism ideals. For a lot of DIYers, it’s the main reason they choose to change their buying habits. The holidays are often seen as a crafter’s greatest challenge:...

Stuff your stocking with a different kind of holiday cheer

By S.K. Murphy

December 8, 2009

For years you may have hurried down the stairs on Christmas morning, eager to thrash your way through the slew of toys and presents set out for you by jolly ole Saint Nick. And while the magic of those innocent times may h...

Top nine ways to get Swine Flu on campus

By Elyse Horowitz

December 1, 2009

9. Don’t clean your apartment for weeks – even after you have friends over. Studies show that a lack of cleanliness of surfaces in the home, such as doorknobs, tabletops, counters, etc. can lead to a greater susceptibility...

Women Studies program celebrates 35 years with panel discussion

By Lisa Linsley

December 1, 2009

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

December 1, 2009

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

December 1, 2009

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

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

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

“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

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

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 ...