Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

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...

What Are You Celebrating?

By Will Syldor

September 21, 2010

Filed under Columns

Editor's note: An update column has been posted to better reflect the intent of the columnist before it was submitted for editing. In my four years at the University of Massachusetts, I have seen many instances of celebration. ...

10 Horror Films From Off the Beaten Path

By Mark Schiffer

October 6, 2009

Filed under Movies, Television

Every year around Halloween, the same television channels play the same horror movies – “Sleepaway Camp” on TBS, “Hellraiser” on AMC, etc. While one would not wish to deride the positive qualities of these films, it...