Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Timeless trends

By Ashley Berger

March 29, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

While trends come and go, some staple items will and should always find their way into a girl’s closet. No matter what age she is, these fashion must-haves need to be available to her on any occasion that may pop up. If you’re on a budget or just looking to add to your clothing collection with pieces you’ll have for a long time, any of these items...

10 Things that will Make You Smile

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

March 29, 2012


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

Coming back to New England’s ever-changing weather conditions has probably kept you down after spending a week out in the gorgeous sunshine that came with Spring Break. Still, the weather, or even those unsettling midterm grades you just got back, should not keep you from smiling. According to About.com expert Mark Stibich,...

Tatum, Hill make audiences roar in ’21 Jump Street’

By Steffi Porter

March 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum form an unlikely yet hilarious team in “21 Jump Street,” as two bumbling police officers who go undercover in a local high school in this outrageous comedy inspired by the hit 1980s television drama of the same name. The film begins with a high school geek, Morton Schmidt (Hill), and a popular jock Greg Jenko (Tatum), ...

Mass Effect 3, the Internet fights back

By Tim Jones

March 26, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living

Spoilers are abound in this article, so those who do not wish to know anything regarding Mass Effect 3 should look elsewhere. The months leading up to the game’s release, the script was leaked and I wanted nothing to do with the spoilers. Mass Effect 3 is the culmination of five years of story, ...

10 reasons you should be watching ‘Game of Thrones’

By Kevin Romani

March 26, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living

April is coming. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” was one of last season’s most popular programs, and fans are excited that it is finally returning to the small screen for its second season. The series established what co-creator David Benioff described as a world “where the Sopranos was set in Middle...

“The Hunger Games” leaves audiences hungry for more

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

March 26, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

There always seems to be hype surrounding film adaptations of bestselling book series. It happened with “Harry Potter” and “Twilight.” The difference between those series and the most recent book series cum movie franchise, “The Hunger Games,” is that the latter does not disappoint. The first silver sc...

Eisley makes friends at show in Easthampton

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

March 26, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Indie band Eisley graced the Flywheel Arts Collective in Easthampton with its presence last Friday, March 16. The Flywheel is a non-profit built inside of the old Easthampton town hall. In the makeshift lobby, a couple of young men with wild hair and a wardrobe from either Goodwill or Urban Outfitters greet conc...

The Daily Collegian Presents: St. Patrick’s Day 2012

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

March 16, 2012


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Lifestyle

Here, you'll find the Daily Collegian's collection of articles for the upcoming St. Patrick's Day. An Irishman considers St. Patrick’s Day: Despite the post-diaspora influence of the Irish-American St. Patrick’s Day, there are some aspects of the celebration that haven’t changed in Andrew Fo...

An Irishman considers St. Patrick’s Day

By Katie Landeck

March 15, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

Editor's note: This is part of the Daily Collegian's St. Patrick's Day special issue. It is hard for Irishman Andrew Fox, a doctoral candidate in the University of Massachusetts English department, to take the holiday that personifies his culture as a drunken leprechaun seriously. “It...

St. Patrick’s playlist

By Dave Coffey

March 15, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Editor's note: This is part of the Daily Collegian's St. Patrick's Day special issue. Break out the shot glasses and get ready to sleep on your side, because it’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, it’s not Christmas – it’s Saint Patrick’s Day, when we all celebrate the historically...

Spirited Irish films to complement a Guinness

By Danny Marchant

March 15, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Editor's note: This is part of the Daily Collegian's St. Patrick's Day special issue. Saint Patrick may be best known for ridding Ireland of snakes, but what few people know about him is how much of a film buff he was. So, this St. Patrick’s Day, why not honor his memory by treating yourself to...

Authentic Irish Cocktails

By Ashley Berger

March 15, 2012


Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Editor's note: This is part of the Daily Collegian's St. Patrick's Day special issue. If you want to ensure your Irish pride is displayed properly as you celebrate this festival of holidays, be sure to enjoy some drinks mixed with traditional Irish liqueur. By mixing Jameson, Guinness and Bailey’s ...