Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Warm up your style this season with a trendy hat

By Lauren Tom

October 30, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

With the year’s first snowfall close on the horizon, it’s time to pull those winter clothes out from the back of your closet. Hats are one cold-weather essential that can add warmth and easy style to a brisk day. Thanks to...

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...

The best 20 dollars you ever spent

By Ryan Ford

October 9, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Twenty dollars is not what it used to be – just ask your grandfather. Consider these five upgrades, each for less than $20. Since a simple snapback hat runs for as much as $25 (or more) these days, it’s time to prioritize...

Sweater weather: The big three styles for guys this fall

By Ryan Ford

October 2, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing color and the wind around Du Bois library is probably making you regret your choice of shorts and a t-shirt. So begin brushing the dust off your old fall gear and check that...

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...

‘Books you don’t need in a place you can’t find’

By Elise Martorano

September 24, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living

Nestled deep in the Pioneer Valley is the Montague Bookmill, a gem for anyone wishing to experience what western Mass. is all about. Originally built in 1832, the mill was a source for local families to acquire grain. In 1987, ...

Fashion Week comes to the Big Apple

By Deirdre Cedrone

September 11, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

There are only a few times throughout the year when the fashion industry displays its core essence and since Thursday, one of the fashion world’s most significant showcases has been doing just that. New York Fashion Week...

The Pixies release underwhelming new “EP1”

By Tommy Verdone

September 9, 2013

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Music

Despite being a widely respected and influential band that growled its way to fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s, not much has happened with the Pixies in the last 22 years. The band, remembered dearly for its dysfunctional and darkly comical lyrics, grating vocal...