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“Manhattan Short Film Festival” brings the New York festival experience to Amherst

By Christopher Martin

October 5, 2012

The Manhattan Short Film Festival, the first global film festival, began modestly in 1998, with a 300-person turn out in New York City and only a projector facing the side of a large van. Since then, it has garnered more attent...

Caving away a Sunday afternoon

By Katie Landeck

October 2, 2012

Army crawling backwards over rocks and mud 100 feet underground, I couldn’t help but wonder how I had gotten myself into my latest predicament. Really, how did I end up in a pitch black cave, underground, squeezing m...

Bloomberg’s Blooper

By Christopher McKnight

October 1, 2012

“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” are some of the most famous words from the Declaration of Independence. These are the three basic rights given to the American people and what the citizens of our country have been chasing ever since. If your defin...

From Britain to the Big Apple, an exchange student’s journey

By Jenny Rae

September 19, 2012

As a young girl growing up on the south coast of England, New York City featured prominently in my life. With every movie, TV show and song exploring the depths of the concrete jungle, my fascination grew for what it would be...

New across the nation

By Collegian News Staff

March 31, 2011

  Springfield murder investigations turn over to Massachusetts State Police As of midnight Friday, Massachusetts State Police troopers will be take the lead role in any new murder investigations in Springfield while the city’s o...

A college student’s guide to NYC’s Chinatown

By Jeff Mitchell

March 22, 2011

Leaving the typical sights of uptown New York City to head downtown is a move not many tourists make. Many would rather remain in the Upper/Mid-town area, which holds such famous sights as the Empire State Building and Central Pa...

Frosty Feelings for February on Gossip Girl

By Ashley Berger

February 1, 2011

ATTENTION: SPOILER ALERT Aside from really, really cheesy lines in this episode, overall this week was better than last week. For one, there was way more to talk about, more jaw-droppers and a plethora of WT...

Columbia Causes Chao on Gossip Girl

By Ashley Berger

October 12, 2010

SPOILER ALERT Morning kittens.  Let's recap the nights events. We'll just get right down to it and start with our WTF moment of the show ... Juliette throwing Vanessa under the bus? No we all could see that coming, we all know that Juliette is only lo...