Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Scarily bad Halloween costumes

By Tappan Parker

October 25, 2010

Filed under Culture, Fashion

There are two ways of scaring people on Halloween. You can wear a terrifying, gut-wrenchingly scary costume that festers on the edge of insanity. Or you can wear one of these costumes. Vuvuzela Guy/Gal If you watched socc...

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...

Did you bring the chips?

By Ian Winship

October 25, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

Halloween weekend is coming up. This is one of the weekends that arguably has the biggest, wildest parties of the year. Whether it is a small get together, or a huge kegger, there is one thing that is the most essential part to...

Surviving Halloween

By Jeff Mitchell

October 25, 2010

Filed under Health&Wellness

After the glory of Halloween night has ended, the reality of early morning classes on Nov. 1 hits hard. Here are some friendly words of advice to prepare you for the hardships of the next day. Prep the night before Even though you want ...

A Vegan/Vegetarian’s Guide to Halloween

By Anthony Santiago

October 25, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

Halloween, as well as the season of fall, is the time of the year when just about everyone’s sweet tooth is in high gear. Cookies, cakes, pastries – and even comfort food like macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes – are...

Mixing things up this Hallow’s Eve

By Ashley Berger

October 25, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

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,...

Top 10 scariest places on campus

By Kate Evans

October 25, 2010

Filed under Lifestyle

With Halloween approaching, the late nights packed with party hunting and chilly walks home are inevitable. The University of Massachusetts is generally a safe campus. That isn't to say it isn't creepy, however. The area is packed...

Ghoulish recipes for spooky eatings

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

October 25, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

Halloween is creeping up on us. All over the Pioneer Valley people are scrambling to put together costumes and organize last-minute parties. One of the keys to a good party, regardless of the holiday, is good food. It’s easy...

How to make your own Pacman costume

By Jeff Mitchell

October 25, 2010

Filed under Culture, Fashion

Looking for a great group idea that will allow you and your friends to stand out amongst the hordes of cheap store bought costumes? These clever Pacman costume ideas can accommodate up to five people, but require a decent amount...

Top 10 ways to avoid death on Halloween

By Lindsay Orlov

October 25, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living

The dark, cold month of October is the first true month of autumn, a season that brings to mind multi-colored leaves, pumpkin-flavored edibles, and, of course, the approach of everyone’s favorite spooky holiday. As college students...

How to get “Monster Smashed”

By Ashley Berger

October 25, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

Aside from being an extremely popular 2009 song by rap group LMFAO, “shots” also happen to be a crucial part of most college students’ Halloween evenings. In case you’re used to taking straight shots of $13 vodka, here’s...

Are you afraid of the duck?

By Kate MacDonald

October 25, 2010

Filed under Lifestyle

Regardless of how much you can bench press or how much alcohol you have in your system, everyone is afraid of something. It’s human nature to be cautious about the things which we don’t fully understand, and it’s very common...