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Dorm Room Recipes: No-bake chocolate crunch cookies

By Samantha Gillis

January 29, 2012

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There are certain foods every college student should have in their dorm room. That lists includes (though is not limited to) cereal, peanut butter, and of course, chocolate. Not only are these items yummy, but if you put them all...

Keeping the wintertime warm and chic

By Nelly Adamietz

January 24, 2012

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As tempting as it may be to burrow up inside and hibernate for the next couple of months, these chic finds will have you ditching your typical winter wear and jazzing up your closet this season. It seems that the infinity scarf is taking over this year…jus...

Holiday Recipe: Sinfuls

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 9, 2011

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Most families have their holiday recipe. They make it every year and bring it to every holiday party and everyone looks forward to it. For my family, that recipe is sinfuls. I don’t know who came up with them, if they are an original recipe or one ripped off from a cookbook de...

Taste: An Unsung Gift of the Holidays

By Eliza Mitchell

December 9, 2011

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Ah, the holidays. Such a stimulating time for the senses: bright colors; loud, spirited music; strong smells; the sting of wrapping paper cuts… and the taste of delicious treats made especially for the time at hand. As my mom ...

Flirty Fun Reigns at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

By Nia Decaille

December 5, 2011

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It’s not just about watching women parade around in their panties, ladies and gents! The Victoria’s Secret fashion showcases the sexy product and it allows the women to be confident enough to express their femininity through the creativity of the designers. Every yea...

UMass Fashionistas: Casual Chic with Shevonne Commock

By Nia Decaille

December 3, 2011

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According to local fashionista and UMass senior, Shevonne Commock, personal style is a form of expression and a platform for women to express how they feel. The simple, but prim and chic pieces she pairs together translates ...

Warm Winter Recipes

By Samantha Gillis

December 1, 2011

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Mug Cake I’m not sure when the 5 minute mug cake first hit the internet but it’s been floating around for a while. I was hesitant at first but after seeing so many different, delicious looking variations I decided I might as well try the basic chocolate. Here’s the thing wi...

Laying a worthwhile foundation

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 29, 2011

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As a broke college student, I realize that buying high-end makeup products from brands like Bobbi Brown, Chanel, and MAC isn’t always feasible. High-end brands are typically sold in department stores by trained counter person...

Twihards Break Records at “Breaking Dawn” Premiere

By Kim Giordano

November 27, 2011

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The fourth installment of the Twilight Series, “Breaking Dawn – Part 1” was released in theatres, but many couldn’t wait for the weekend. On Thursday night (or in some cases, day), die-hard fans of the series li...

Reasons to love November

By Alissa Mesibov

November 8, 2011

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It’s just about that mid-semester point when everyone starts crashing. You’re tired of school, but you still have a month to go. Midterms have just ended, but you’re already gearing up for finals. To top things off, thi...

The Art of Texting

By Kim Giordano

November 7, 2011

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Have you ever noticed how many unspoken rules there are when it comes to texting? Texting, more than any other form of communication, is what most people use as their primary way to reach friends, family, a significant other, ...

The Joy of Groceries

By Mark Bruso

October 30, 2011

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This may come as a surprise, but people need to eat. I know, pretty profound. For those of us living off campus, a meal plan isn’t a viable option. So long Grab n’ Go, hasta la vista Late Night at the Berk, au revoir Pitas 101, and go...