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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Butter Late Than Never: No, I don’t like them apples

Butter Late Than Never: No, I don’t like them apples

Rachel Ayotte, Writer
November 14
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

A cooking series for college students with toddler-level culinary skills

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Top Five: Ways to decompress from election stress

Top Five: Ways to decompress from election stress

Julie Harrington, Contributor
November 11
Filed under Food/Health, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

While many want to book that plane ticket abroad and never look back, or weep over several pints of ice cream, there are lots of healthy ways to detoxify your life from the chaos this election has caused.

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