Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Scare therapy

By Victoria Knobloch

October 5, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s October again. The cold weather triggers grim memories that act as prophesies. Fall in New England has never been a happy or easy season for me, and as long as I remain far enough north for the leaves to turn orange, it...

Halloween Costume Do’s and Don’ts

By Kim Giordano

October 27, 2010

Filed under Blogs, Do-it-yourself

Walking through the Halloween store, searching for a costume this weekend, I grew increasingly depressed and exhausted. Why were my main choices a sexy nurse, cop, or schoolteacher? Now, I’m not the biggest feminist but I s...

Special Issue: Halloween 2010

By Staff

October 26, 2010

Filed under Culture, Lifestyle, Special Issues

The Collegian Arts and Living section breaks down all things spooky, from best costumes to favorite halloween cocktails to scary places on campus.  Click on the pictures to see the .pdf images of the six pages.   ...

Video: Student has scary makeup down to an art

By Chris Shores

October 25, 2010

Filed under Videos

Student artist Liz Wahlman demonstrates Halloween special effects from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Photo slideshow: Halloween Costumes 2010

By Lynn Tran

October 25, 2010

Filed under Slideshows

Check out our Halloween Costumes page ...

Five best topical costumes of 2010

By Malea Ritz

October 25, 2010

Filed under Culture, Do-it-yourself, Fashion

It’s that time of year again. The candy corn is back on store shelves, pumpkins sit on doorsteps, and overpriced Halloween costumes have returned to iParty. For most of us poor college students, these pricey outfits are out...

Mike’s Maze offers art…in a cornfield

By Lily Hicks

October 25, 2010

Filed under Travel

Some neighbors spend time together sitting on each others’ porches, talking late into the night. Some jog the sidewalks of their neighborhoods, exchanging the latest gossip in between breaths. Some neighbors don’t interact...

The ghost stories of UMass

By Matthew M. Robare

October 25, 2010

Filed under Culture

Halloween wouldn’t be the same without tales of the dead walking the earth, but there’s no need to find a good ghost story in a movie or book: the University of Massachusetts is haunted enough. Ghosts and related phenomena...

How to dress ‘Jersey’

By Kate Evans

October 25, 2010

Filed under Culture, Do-it-yourself, Fashion

Your friends have been pestering you for weeks now, inquiring about your Halloween costume. Unfortunately, you’ve been too busy watching Jersey Shore reruns to study for your midterms, let alone construct an original outfit....


By Andrew Sheridan

October 25, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

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...

Still need a costume? Really?

By Ian Winship

October 25, 2010

Filed under Do-it-yourself, Lifestyle

Halloween is right around the corner and you still don’t have a costume. You’ve checked your pockets and you aren’t exactly stacking bills. You have to have a costume, so you hit the road with what you’ve got, and get...

The Scariest, Most Terrifying… Romantic Comedies

By Kate MacDonald

October 25, 2010

Filed under Movies

Have you ever been watching a movie and you’re simply overcome with fear, horrified at the events that are unfolding and wary of what’s to come? Have you experienced these symptoms while watching a romantic comedy? You’re...