Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Ways to relieve stress during midterm week

By Emily Brightman

March 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

The dreaded midterm week is once again bearing its gnashing teeth and University of Massachusetts students are beginning to feel the bite. Around campus, stress levels are rising rapidly as students prepare for the upcoming onslaught of late night study sessions and soul-crushing essay ...

Seize the weekend by hiking

By Emily Mias

March 8, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Whether you’re in college or you've locked down a full-time job, most of us spend the weekdays working. Homework, classes, projects and tests fill consume most of our energy during the week, and we’re given tw...

Adventurers drawn to Valley hiking trails

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

January 22, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Lifestyle

The town of Amherst lies in a beautiful area – arguably the most beautiful part of the state of Massachusetts: the Pioneer Valley. Just as the name dictates, the town is virtually surrounded by various levels of hiking and walking...

Wilderness travel

By Natalie Beittel

October 19, 2010

Filed under Columns

I spent the summer before my junior year of college working for the Appalachian Mountain Club’s professional White Mountain Trail Crew. My summer on Trail Crew was the most wonderful, the most physically and the most mentally...