Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Discovering “Mad Men”

By Maggie Cornelius

April 12, 2012

Having never seen a single episode of AMC’s hit show "Mad Men" before I have to say I wasn’t initially that impressed. Why is this TV show winning so many awards? Sure, the period clothes are cool and there are a lot of unique (...

The Fashion of Native Sun

By Nia Decaille

April 8, 2012

Take a sick beat mixed with African rhythms and drumming, the bold lyrics of Mohammed Yahya about human rights and oppression, and add Sarina Leah’s bluesy Billie Holiday-esque vocals, and you have the recipe for what Native...

2012 Movies to Look Forward to

By Molly Keegan

March 27, 2012

One of the most exciting parts about going to the movie theater is seeing the previews for upcoming movies. The anticipation of a great new movie can be almost as fulfilling as actually seeing the movie itself. The year 2012 will...

So, just who is Big K.R.I.T.?

By Rafael Canton

March 12, 2012

Since the Spring Concert performers were announced over a week ago, I've heard plenty of statements and questions regarding who these artists are. The most notable unknown is Big K.R.I.T., though that will not last long, as h...

The Black Keys are back in concert

By Maggie Cornelius

March 12, 2012

Nothing says “great concert” quite like a giant disco ball, and if you were anywhere near the Garden in Boston on Wednesday night, then you know I’m referring to The Black Keys encore performance of “Everlasting Light,” where the ban...

Leap Year excitement in store for the “Modern Family”

By Samantha Gillis

March 6, 2012

If you’re anything like me, then you didn’t know Leap Day was a celebratory holiday and probably didn’t do anything too exciting to commemorate the day that comes once every four years. Watching “Modern Family” celebrate was a prett...

The best and worst-dressed of the 2012 Oscars

By Nia Decaille

February 28, 2012

With all the elegance and sheer glamor of the affair, it becomes hard to choose best dressed for Academy Awards. The top five celebs that dressed to completely enthrall viewers were Emma Stone, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Williams, Viola Davis and Angelina Jolie. ...

“Glee” hits a high note with “On My Way”

By Molly Keegan

February 27, 2012

Well, the New Directions won Regionals for the second year in a row, but the big win played a small role in this week’s episode of “Glee.” Instead of focusing on the importance of winning a competition, the writers f...

“Modern Family” ventures in to “Virgin Territory”

By Samantha Gillis

February 27, 2012

Warning: Spoilers! We all keep secrets, especially from our families. On the latest “Modern Family” episode, “Virgin Territory,” everyone’s secrets were revealed. First, my favorite plot of the week, Luke and Manny b...

Tragic ends become renewed life for record sales

By Staff

February 20, 2012

One day can make all the difference in a musicians career, that is the day you die of course. Only a mere 24 hours after the announced death of singer Whitney Houston, she had two songs on the iTunes top 100 list, both of...

Glee’s got “Heart” on Valentine’s Day special

By Molly Keegan

February 16, 2012

At the beginning of the Valentine’s Day episode, Mr. Schuester tells the glee club to perform the best love songs they know, and the students definitely accomplished that assignment. This episode was filled with not onl...

M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls” shows off fierce fashion

By Nia Decaille

February 15, 2012

Femme Fatale M.I.A. reintered the limelight in full force with catchy aphorisms and killer style. It was perfectly reasonable to worry that the politically outspoken music figure had settled into a life of motherhood.  Whether...