Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Alright, Cupid

By Allie Connell

February 13, 2013

Until recently, college-aged individuals were not using online dating services for two major reasons: socially-lubricated weekend parties and money. As more and more of our social lives are found on the computer and the frightful...

Modern vampires send inappropriate message

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

September 12, 2012

As the fourth season of the CW’s “The Vampire Diaries” approaches and fanatics are still trying to maintain their composure and keep emotions in check after the fifth season finale of HBO’s “True Blood,” it’s getting...

Grown-up relationship with grandparents

By Victoria Knobloch

November 30, 2011

Grandparents are special people. Not perfect, mind you. Just special. Everyone’s families are different, but those who have relationships with their parents’ parents know the uniqueness of it. A grandparent can be a caregiver, a refuge, a link to the past, a ...

The anthropology of love and hate

By Emily Felder

September 6, 2011

The anthropology between love and hate is a fine line, and one I am only now beginning to fully grasp as I have dealt with what seems like a never-ending wave of experience, both good and bad. What compels us to change our perception...

How to get a last minute date tonight

By Kaitlyn Bigica

February 14, 2011

♥ The Daily Collegian's Guide to Valentine's Day 2011 ♥ If you don’t know them: So there’s a girl or guy in your class you think is good looking. You get excited to go to class just because you get to see them, bu...

How to have the best Valentine’s Day ever

By Ashley Berger

February 14, 2011

♥ The Daily Collegian's Guide to Valentine's Day 2011 ♥ College students are no strangers to the pressures of impressing a first date – especially a first date set on Valentine’s Day, on which the expectations to do...

The Friend Zone

By Tyler Manoukian

February 14, 2011

♥ The Daily Collegian's Guide to Valentine's Day 2011 ♥  Guys most often have trouble with the “Friend Zone” because once they get there, it’s next to impossible to get out. If a guy finds himself in the “Fri...

Floorcest: Approach with caution

By Alissa Mesibov

February 14, 2011

♥ The Daily Collegian's Guide to Valentine's Day 2011 ♥ Adorable, disastrous and messy all can describe a relationship between two people who live on the same floor, also  known as “floorcest.” Though most rec...

Family Feud as Gossip Girl Returns in 2011

By Ashley Berger

January 24, 2011

  ATTENTION: SPOILER ALERT After a long break for the holidays, our favorite crew is back in action for the new year. However, the episode lacked serious drama, providing viewers hope that next week's show will shape up with...

On trying new things.

December 8, 2010

Dear Sophie, I am a freshman and a virgin. I feel my first sexual experience may not be too far in the future, and while that is exciting, it is also nerve-racking. So many people are experienced that I feel I may not perform...

Jackrabbits and Jack Sparrow

November 29, 2010

Dear Sophie,   My girlfriend has a lot of freaky fetishes that I go along with from time to time. She made me dress up as Jack Sparrow on several occasions. However, she always insists that i wear a condom when we have...

Campus Etiquette: Couples in Class

By Kim Giordano

November 3, 2010

My mother always taught me there’s a time and place for everything. I wish more couples that I witness canoodling in lecture at ungodly hours of the morning, my 9 am for example, would learn and listen to this saying. Ther...