Massachusetts Daily Collegian

A 90-minute getaway to Cambridge

By Sabrina Amiri

March 8, 2013

During the winter months, when the Pioneer Valley is bombarded by a barrage of tumultuous weather and activities are limited, people tend to hunker down and cabin fever can set in. Thankfully there is a cure for winter boredom, and it’s only a 90-minute drive east to one of Massachuset...

Drink Orders Guaranteed to Get a Reaction

By Allie Connell

January 23, 2013

Editor’s Note: The Massachusetts Daily Collegian does not approve of profane and sexist language. While our staff and editors acknowledge that certain drinks have developed sexist nicknames, this article in no way endorses dir...

How to maximize your party with the right drink-song combination

By Allie Connell

November 13, 2012

Certain music calls for certain drinks. Knowing what to mix to certain songs to fit the mood of the night is an art form in itself. While there are some websites, such as, designed to create the perfect cocktai...

Drinks made famous by literary stalwarts

By Allie Connell

November 8, 2012

It is no secret that some of our favorite famous authors were also famous drinkers. While there is no need to take the Ernest Hemingway approach to writing (his mantra was “Write drunk; edit sober”), here’s a list of cocktail...

Drinks to put a little spring in your step

By Alexa Wilansky

March 29, 2012

Springtime provides us with the perfect weather for sitting outside and sipping a colorful cocktail. For the student classy enough to own a cocktail shaker and a cabinet full of obscure liqueurs, now is your time to shine. Make...

Drinks to keep you warm this winter

By Ashley Berger

November 9, 2011

Cold weather is coming. Or well, it already came. So for those of you, who don’t like that freezing feeling recent power outages have given you, warm up with coffee and hot chocolate. But of course, we’re college students....

Give it a shot

By Tappan Parker

October 17, 2011

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are falling, it’s getting chilly out and everyone is starting to get literally sick of taking shots of straight liquor at the bars or elsewhere. Switching it up is never a bad thing, a...

Welcome to Margaritaville

By Ashley Berger

March 30, 2011

Spring break might be over, but that doesn’t mean the drinking has to stop. What better welcoming for longer days and warmer nights than with partying with margaritas?  Grab a lot of tequila and lime juice and follow these relatively easy recipes for some shaken and stirred intoxicated fun! Jim...

Spring break drinks to brighten up your day

By Ashley Berger

March 3, 2011

Are you dreaming of the sun, the sand and a drink in your hand but can’t quite afford to get away from the bitter cold of Massachusetts? Follow these simple instructions to whip up a few cocktails, which, if you drink enough of them ...


By Andrew Sheridan

October 25, 2010

Beer has a lot in common with vegetables. It comes in many forms, is often considered an acquired taste and represents an essential part of any complete diet. Also like a good produce, beer is best enjoyed in season. Choosing...

Mixing things up this Hallow’s Eve

By Ashley Berger

October 25, 2010

When we were younger, we trick-or-treated for all kinds of candies; orange and black M&Ms, chocolate-shaped spiders, and we especially loved when the neighbor down the street gave out king-sized Kit-Kats. In a more mature,...