Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

How the ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Twilight’ and ‘Hunger Games’ franchises cradled my generation

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

April 24, 2012

There are three things coming to mind when thinking about my generation's cultural heavyweights: “Harry Potter,” “Twilight” and “The Hunger Games.” Despite anyone’s opinions about these three distinct franchi...

Fifty Shades of Fan Fiction: Writers and friends

By Victoria Knobloch

April 19, 2012

“Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James has been number one on the New York Times bestseller list for four weeks. People are talking – partly because it’s a pornographic work, partly because there are heavy bondage and sadism themes, and partly because it was originally published as a “...

Twihards Break Records at “Breaking Dawn” Premiere

By Kim Giordano

November 27, 2011

The fourth installment of the Twilight Series, “Breaking Dawn – Part 1” was released in theatres, but many couldn’t wait for the weekend. On Thursday night (or in some cases, day), die-hard fans of the series li...

Breaking Dawn Sucks (Blood)

By Kim Giordano

November 20, 2011

The fourth installment of Stephenie Meyer’s blood-sucking teen romance novels turned films, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1” follows every “Twihard” fan’s favorite couple, vampire Edward and mortal Bella...

Front & Back: Episode VII

By William Perkins

November 15, 2011

They're a day late, but they're back with a new Front & Back podcast. Not only did News Editor William Perkins and Sports Editor Herb Scribner get their ears lowered, but they brought an array of guest hosts with them Time...