Massachusetts Daily Collegian

DIY foods to make in the DC

By Steph Cann

May 1, 2013

When eating in the dining halls across campus, it's easy to eat only what is available that day. However, as an alternative, students should consider using the few cooking appliances provided, accessible ingredients and their...

American Do It Yourself mentality cannot always work

By Hannah Sparks

October 30, 2012

Forget about “rugged individualism” or “Manifest Destiny:” the overarching ethos of the United States is “Do It Yourself.” There’s no need to fret about making logical arguments or using pretentious language: our co...

Video: Halloween Witch Hat Cupcakes Recipe

By Aviva Luttrell

October 26, 2012

Halloween treats are fun, creative and easy to make. Watch how to make delicious Witch Hat Cupcakes! Halloween Witch Hat Cupcakes from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

DIY: Staining, glazing and spray painting

By Katie Landeck

October 4, 2012

It was when I started to decorate my apartment that I first realized I had a problem: I had watched entirely too much HGTV growing up and spent way too much time perusing the pages of Martha Stewart Living. It doesn’t sound like a ...

DIY: Sweet Potato Soup

By Emily Abrams

October 4, 2012

As the weather turns from warm and humid to cool and crisp, I find my desire to leave my warm and cozy house slowly disappearing. And due to my love of cooking, I have been browsing online for the perfect fall recipe to warm me u...

DIY: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

By Katie Landeck

October 4, 2012

Pancakes are a breakfast classic and a dinner favorite – who doesn’t love that good ol’ brinner? A fresh batch of pancakes made from scratch is always better than the mix that comes in a box, and since it only takes about 10 minutes to make the batter, it is definitely worth i...

DIY: reuse old clothing

By Ashley Beam

September 19, 2012

The concept of “Do It Yourself” (or DIY) styling, sewing and reconstruction of clothing is quite reputable. It is a great money saver as well as a means of self-expression.  Destroying, shredding and adding splashes of color...

DIY holiday gifts any broke student can afford

By Ashley Berger

December 7, 2011

The winter may be the season of giving, but purchasing gifts for every loved one isn’t always manageable on a college student’s budget. Although funds may be excruciatingly minimal, that doesn’t have to affect the quality of a ...