Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Vacation vexation

By Merav Kaufman

March 16, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Today marks a monumental moment for college students: The arrival of much-anticipated spring break 2012. At long last, we at the University of Massachusetts can drop the textbooks and lecture notes, say goodbye to W.E.B. Du Bois...

Spring Broke

By Staff

March 12, 2012

Filed under Lifestyle

Spring break evokes a certain kind of image; an image of tan lines, tropical drinks, and yellow polka dot bikinis. Our imaginations get carried away as we picture scenes of Palm Beach and Cabo San Lucas floating through o...

Spring broke? Make the most of your vacation closer to home

By Staff

March 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

Spring break evokes a happy image for many people with thoughts of tan lines, tropical drinks and yellow polka dot bikinis. Our imaginations can easily get carried away as we envision spending a week in Palm Beach or Cabo –...

A break to help society

By Melissa Mahoney

March 23, 2011

Filed under Columns

My spring break began with a seemingly small, yet somewhat daunting venture: how to fit 16 people and nearly twice as much luggage into a passenger van and a car-like SUV. We squashed duffel bags and suitcases until the hatch closed, stuffed sleeping bags into crevasses, flattened bac...

Get in shape for spring without leaving campus

By Kaitlyn Bigica

March 9, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Fitness, Lifestyle

The dreary weather on campus has caused a prolonged period of students hiding under their sweatshirts and layered cloths, but spring time is just around the corner and so it’s time to shed a few pounds before you shed th...

Spring break drinks to brighten up your day

By Ashley Berger

March 3, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

Are you dreaming of the sun, the sand and a drink in your hand but can’t quite afford to get away from the bitter cold of Massachusetts? Follow these simple instructions to whip up a few cocktails, which, if you drink enough of them ...

Identity theft is no vacation

By Kimberly Wilson

February 28, 2011

Filed under Columns

It’s that time of the year again – time for a nice, stress-free trip away from the cold. But beware: Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a weeklong tropical vacation, if you’re not careful, travel scams c...

Important things to avoid for Spring Break

By Lindsay Orlov

February 15, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

In the midst of chilling winds, early sunsets and infinite snow storms, one beacon of hope shines for college students across the nation: Spring Break. That time when down jackets and ugly, salt-stained boots can be exchange...

Road rules: How to survive long hours in confined spaces with your best of friends

By Kate MacDonald

March 12, 2010

Filed under Travel

It’s that time of the year again, when college students everywhere are done with midterms and aching to get out of their sleepy hometowns and off to warm beaches rife with scantily clad beachgoers. On a poor college kid’s budget, how are they supposed to afford this trip? Here’s an...

Break is for a week, contemplation a lifetime

By Harrison Searles

March 11, 2010

Filed under Columns

Finally, it is the last Friday before the beginning of Spring Break and I am sure that the campus of our beloved university is already a ghost town, as a good fraction of students are already off to whichever destination they...