Massachusetts Daily Collegian

New game out now: Bloodline Champions

By Reggie Kwok

January 31, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

"Bloodline Champions" (BLC) is a video game sort of like "Defense of the Ancients" and "League of Leagues". On drugs. Like meth. And ecstasy. And just about every other drug you can find. BLC is a free, real time, stra...

The Concept of The Mixtape: The Gift & The Curse

By Rafael Canton

January 30, 2011

Filed under Music

What's the purpose of the mixtape? There really is no specific definition for a mixtape in music. It can play the role of unofficial album, street album, promotional tool/accessory to an album, a tribute to the fans, etc. It's...

Californication gets heavy in two latest episodes

By Brian Canova

January 25, 2011

Filed under Archives, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

ATTENTION: SPOILER ALERT A quarter of the way through the fourth season, this one’s shaping up to be pretty good. Who knows whether the Hank/Sasha romp will continue - I bet it will, and we’re all dying to see mo...

Family Feud as Gossip Girl Returns in 2011

By Ashley Berger

January 24, 2011

Filed under Movies and Television

  ATTENTION: SPOILER ALERT After a long break for the holidays, our favorite crew is back in action for the new year. However, the episode lacked serious drama, providing viewers hope that next week's show will shape up with...

Heartbreak for JWOWW on ‘Jersey Shore’

By Ashley Berger

January 21, 2011

Filed under Movies and Television

ATTENTION: SPOILER ALERT Holy Ron-a-likes. Can you believe Deeana actually found Ronnie's twin? Is it Doppelganger week and no one told me? And isn't it weird that Ron-look-a-like's girlfriend name was Sam too? Wait, he had a girlfr...

Just a day at the beach on Jersey Shore

By Ashley Berger

January 18, 2011

Filed under Movies and Television

ATTENTION: SPOILER ALERT I think that all I have to say is that I am honestly surprised it took Snooki two seasons to get arrested. What started off as a late night out, full of partying and boozing,  led to a 24-hour...

Nail Polish For the Holiday Season

By Kim Giordano

December 7, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

Christmas is my hands down my favorite time of the year. From December 1st to the 25th I make a conscious effort to be my most festive. Since I am also a do-it-yourself-manicure enthusiast, I was ecstatic when the new Holiday ...

Gossip Girl goes crazy before winter break

By Ashley Berger

December 7, 2010

Filed under Movies and Television

SPOILER ALERT Hello kittens, here it is. Your last update before I sign off for a month away from the UMass campus. This episode is, in short, the CRAZIEST episode that the Gossip Girl creators have ever created. ...

Glee: Catching Up and Special Education

By Alissa Mesibov

December 1, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Movies and Television

Hey Gleeks, It's been a few weeks since I have blogged. If for some strange reason you can't tell from this newspaper's name, the Daily Collegian, it is in fact a college paper, and I am, in fact, a college student who has ...

Holiday hysteria on Gossip Girl

By Ashley Berger

November 29, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Movies and Television

SPOILER ALERT Thanksgiving on Gossip Girl never fails to provide excruciating drama, and this year was no different. After a slight hiatus, I am back and fuming at Juliette even moreso than I am usually. Sh...

‘Team Fortress 2’ is a ‘The Hidden Gem’

By Reggie Kwok

November 29, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment

This game is rated M for Mature! I found myself with a rocket launcher in a closed off wooden area, where a timer is counting down for the other team to set up. As I waited, I stared at the Scout who just happened to be holding a ...

Glee Never Been Kissed

By Alissa Mesibov

November 14, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

SPOILER ALERT Hello Gleeks! So it has been a painful two weeks since the last episode. I freely admit that my predictions were wrong about Charice making her return as Sunshine. As much as I love her character, I could not be happier to be wron...