Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Dorm Room Recipes: Hot Nutella

By Samantha Gillis

April 4, 2012

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People love their Nutella. Seriously, people go crazy over this stuff. And even though eating straight from the jar is good, there are loads of recipes out there that make it even better. One such recipe is Hot Nutella! It’s like hot chocolate but instead of chocolate it’s made with Nutella...

UMass Fashionistas: Phoebe Vigor

By Nia Decaille

April 3, 2012

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Unpredictable is the perfect description of this month’s weather. This creates a fashion problem. How do UMass students remain stylish and warm? Phoebe Vigor, a sophomore student spending a semester abroad here from her native London, mastered this with j...

2012 Movies to Look Forward to

By Molly Keegan

March 27, 2012

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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...

Fresh options are at the Amherst Winter Market

By Samantha Gillis

March 15, 2012

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I love food. Who doesn’t? Because I like to cook, I like fresh food for my experiments. Unfortunately, the winter months don’t exactly scream fresh produce, and I’m usually left a bit underwhelmed by my choices at the su...

Culture and couture mix at the ASA fashion show

By Nia Decaille

March 14, 2012

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The fashion scene this past weekend at the African Student Association’s (ASA) “Coming to America” cultural event didn’t just give the audience a taste of high fashion, but presented a visually inspiring piece transforme...

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

By Rafael Canton

March 12, 2012

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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

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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...

Diving the Great Blue Hole of Belize

By Keriann ORiordan

March 8, 2012

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Imagine yourself face to face with a Caribbean reef shark, lurking along the depths of the Caribbean Sea hunting for its dinner. Picture the vibrancy of a passing school of butterfly fish showing off an array of bright hues, ...

Behind the scenes at Sisters on the Runway

By Nia Decaille

March 8, 2012

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Walking down the runway at the annual Sisters on the Runway fashion show on March 2 was nothing short of fabulous! Wearing designs by names like ASOS, Urban exchange, and Ode was an intense and exciting opportunity I shared with 19 special  young women for a good cause. The n...

Leap Year excitement in store for the “Modern Family”

By Samantha Gillis

March 6, 2012

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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...

Want to shed pounds? Shed the sugar

By Lauren Anderson

March 4, 2012

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Whether your concern is shedding stubborn pounds or preventing cancer, an essential step to improving your health lies in removing one sneaky culprit from your diet. According to a recent report published by Dr. Joseph Mercola, the average Ame...

UMass Fashion: vintage winter style with James Barry

By Nia Decaille

March 1, 2012

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“I dress according to my mood,” said James Barry after interviewing him about the noticeably cool sweater he was wearing. The vibrant slouchy sweater was a unique pick from Goodwill and among many of the ones Barry, a Junior special education major, owned. The mixture o...