Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Do you have a social allergy?

By Karen Podorefsky

November 24, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

We can all be annoying sometimes. Even our friends and loved ones can irritate us. With all good times come bad times. And with all positives come negatives. It’s a part of life, and so is dealing with these circumstances. Many...

Family, friends remember UMass student Evan Jones

By Mary Reines

September 26, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Whether he was building a computer, or playing a pick-up game of basketball or even painting his face for a scavenger hunt, Evan Jones was up for anything. “No matter what, he’d always say yes,” friend Sam Taugher ...

It’s okay to spend the holidays away from home

By kate casler

November 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs

This year, for the first time ever, my family is not spending the holidays together. I, being unable to fly 3,000 miles for just a few days, did not go home for Thanksgiving and my sister, spending it with her boyfriend, will be...

Relating old, hit sitcoms to their newer equivalents

By Jeff Mitchell

February 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

There is nothing like the feeling of a finished series, but then what? This is the nagging thought in the mind of every television buff when their favorite show draws to a close. With the emergence of Netflix and Hulu, it can ...

First Week Survival Guide: Meeting People

By Alissa Mesibov

September 5, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Lifestyle

Whether you come to UMass with 99 per cent of your high school class or knowing no one at all, one of the great questions everyone asks is “how will I meet people?” The fear is understandable. Humans are creatures of habit, ...

Dress in group costumes this Halloween

By Ashley Berger

October 25, 2010

Filed under Culture, Do-it-yourself, Fashion

Are you that person who has a ton of friends? Do Halloween give you a headache because you and all your friends want to dress up as a group, but simply can’t find an idea that allows for enough costumes for everyone? With these...