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Depression 101

Depression 101

Faith Gregory, Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Food/Health, In-Depth, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, The Weight They Carry

A guide for students with depression, by a student with depression.

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Funky food and hidden treasures: The Amherst guide to San Francisco

Funky food and hidden treasures: The Amherst guide to San Francisco

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Features, Food/Health, Showcase, Travel

You're in a new, unfamiliar city. You know there are a million things to do but you don't know where to start.

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VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

VIDEO: Berkshire DC serves Super Bowl-inspired menu

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor and UMass News Now Producer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Broadcast News, Campus, Food/Health, Showcase, Uncategorized, WireTV

Hear about a Super Bowl special menu from Berk staff and hungry students in this video by UVC-TV19 News Now staff Jackson Cote and Morgan Hughes.

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Butter Late Than Never: DIY sugar daddy

Butter Late Than Never: DIY sugar daddy

Rachel Ayotte, Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

If you have been personally victimized by finals and your stress level is as high as Du Bois, I have the answer. A sugar daddy.

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Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Top Five: Ways to stay in the holiday spirit during finals

Julie Harrington, Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Top Five

If you have white paper, a pair of scissors and the artistic ability of an elementary schooler, you can cover your walls with paper snowflakes and make your own winter wonderland.

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New generation of farmers encourage shopping local

New generation of farmers encourage shopping local

Rebecca Wiesman, Contributor
December 7, 2016
Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

More and more students are getting involved with the agriculture industry to learn how the food we eat is grown.

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At Simple Gifts Farm, local food is a year-round affair

At Simple Gifts Farm, local food is a year-round affair

Nicole DeFeudis, Contributor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Uncategorized

Simple Gifts Farm in North Amherst offers a chance to buy organic produce in a small-farm setting. And you can get there by bus.

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Students rejoice as Baby Berk 2 revives old menu

Students rejoice as Baby Berk 2 revives old menu

Elissa Borden, Contributor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Showcase

The new menu has most of the melts that were on the menu in previous years, including the "BB2 BBQ," a sandwich featuring pulled pork and macaroni and cheese.

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Untraditional Thanksgiving traditions

Untraditional Thanksgiving traditions

Nicole DeFeudis, Contributor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Boudicca Hawke, a junior at UMass Amherst, isn’t setting the table with knives on Thanksgiving — she’s throwing them.

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Goodbye Corona and lime

Goodbye Corona and lime

Ericka Rofino, Lifestyle Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

I had this delusional perception that I was doing life wrong if I wasn’t drinking on the weekends.

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