Massachusetts Daily Collegian

How to create your best LinkedIn account

By Kayla Marchetti

February 18, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Scrolling Headlines, Technology

Since LinkedIn began in 2003, it has grown into the largest professional networking site, with over 277 million users worldwide. The site’s members range from college students to executives from every Fortune 500 Company. So how do you stand out in a crowd of a quarter billion peopl...

Pokemon ‘X’ and ‘Y’ present a move forward for series

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

November 20, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

The Pokemon series arrived on the video game scene in 1996, bringing with it the simple yet entertaining idea of catching and raising “pocket monsters” to the Japanese role-playing game genre. The game has been phenomenally...

iStudiez Pro essential productivity app for students

By Elise Martorano

November 6, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

Most students in college are in desperate need of a dependable, all-encompassing way to organize their lives. While there are many productivity and planner apps available for laptops and smartphones, iStudiez Pro is by far the...

The best horror video games

By Cory J. Willey

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Technology, Video Games

Every gamer has been there, clinging to their controller, hands clammy from terror as they hesitantly crawl down a corridor. Their eyes begrudgingly glued to the screen as they await the next jump-scare that will send them cowering be...

Taking an interest in Pinterest

By Rachel Arlin

October 30, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

Pinterest has quickly become one of the most popular social media platforms in recent years. Many people don’t understand how Pinterest works, or even see a point to using it. Here, I will explain the purpose of Pinterest and...

Ten tips for making the most out of LinkedIn

By Sarah Robertson

October 23, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

Professionals have been increasingly using the online resume site LinkedIn to find prospective employees and interns. It is the premier social networking site for the professional world and has been gaining popularity since i...

Grand Theft Auto V goes where the series has never gone before

By Emma Sandler

October 16, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

The fifteenth installment of the Grand Theft Auto series surpasses all that came before it. “Grand Theft Auto V” is a culmination of perfection for Rockstar Games, combining superb graphics, an intense storyline and witty,...

How to make Apps at UMass Amherst work for you

By Kevin Hollerbach

September 24, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

Over the summer, the Office of Information Technologies released Apps at UMass Amherst, a new email system for students, faculty and staff. This Google-based suite replaced the outdated UMail system, but also created headaches...

iOS 7 debuts with a whole new look

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

September 24, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Technology

Apple released the latest update to its mobile operating system, iOS 7, on Sept. 18. Packaged with the iPhone 5S and 5C upon release, owners of the iPhone 4 and later iPhone models; iPad 2 and later models; iPad mini and iPod...