Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Gluten free diet requires careful shopping

By Liz Dwyer

February 13, 2013

This past week I finally decided to try something I have been dying to do for a couple months: going on a gluten-free diet. Gluten-free diets are a growing trend in the United States. Gluten is the protein that is responsible for keeping the elasticity in doughy products and is m...

How to switch up your wardrobe for the new year

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

January 24, 2013

Everyone wants to start off the new year looking good, and end the new year looking better. They want to hit the perfect weight, where they look skinny, but not deathly ill. However, reaching the perfect weight is hard, and sweets are ...

In-Store or Online: A Shopping Guide

By Ashley Beam

November 27, 2012

As the winter season begins, so does the infamous holiday shopping frenzy. While in the past customers had to wait hours in line and fight amongst crowds in their favorite stores, the rise of technology has lead to the increase in online shopping. Which mode of shopping you choose depends on your pre...

Black Friday history lesson

By Conor Murphy

November 21, 2011

As Thanksgiving nears, so does Black Friday, a holiday beloved by bargain hunters and shopaholics. If asked, however, few would be able to say where this day originated from. As many are gearing up for next Friday, it is also ...

Think frugal thoughts

By Jeff Bagdigian

November 1, 2011

I used to think that the people who attempted to live frugally were mildly masochistic. However, the more I read about the movement, the more I begin to realize that these people aren’t deprived; they are actually living a lifestyle...

The hellish world of laptop shopping

By Matthew M. Robare

February 15, 2011

It’s that time. I’ve entered a new and frightening and very risky stage of life; I’ve started looking for a new laptop. I’m thankful that my friends have kept me in their thoughts and prayers throughout my ordeal. The con...

“I think I’ll go to Boston…”

By Kate MacDonald

May 3, 2010

There is a reason that Boston is called “The Hub.” It is a great cultural haven, where American culture and patriotism began. There is an abundance of activities to take part in during the summer. However, for college students...