Massachusetts Daily Collegian

A Men’s Guide to Hats

By Jake Reed

February 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion, Lifestyle

Hats are a winter essential for men. Whether you are a guy with a shaved head or a long head of hair, a hat can keep your noggin warm and protected from the cold temperatures and heavy winds of an Amherst winter. Hats come in all sort...

Give Mom and Pop a chance

By Jeff Bagdigian

April 24, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s no secret that people hate sales tax – and for good reason. If you buy a $500 TV in Massachusetts, you’ll end up forking over another 30 bucks due to the 6.25 percent sales tax. The pricier the product, the more sales tax you’ll end up paying. Due to the variety available and the fact th...

Black Friday history lesson

By Conor Murphy

November 21, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Lifestyle

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 ...

UHS announces service changes

By Steffi Porter

November 13, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

University Health Services (UHS) at the University of Massachusetts announced recently the decision to cut back on hours of operation, reduce laboratory services and eliminate its pharmacy, decisions some students feel will not serve their needs. UHS said these changes will help them to bett...

Decorating on a budget

By Shawn Bradford

September 12, 2011

Filed under Lifestyle

Decorating on a budget is a must for college students, who can’t be spending their hard-earned summer cash on decorating cramped dorm rooms and small apartments. Luckily, there are many ways to decorate in style without digging...