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A generation of young farmers grows at UMass

A generation of young farmers grows at UMass

Danielle Aihini, Contributor
April 11, 2016
Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Features, Food/Health, Student Life

While the average American farmer is 57 years old, a younger generation learns the trade in a wide variety of farming courses at UMass Amherst, a birthplace for young farmers in Massachusetts.

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Ice cream in the ice cold

Ice cream in the ice cold

Julia Economou, Contributor
March 11, 2016
Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Travel, WireTV

“Ice cream should not be restricted to a certain season, if you love it, eat it!”

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A night in Seoul: How to drink soju

A night in Seoul: How to drink soju

TK Hwang, Contributor
March 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Travel

Soju translates to "burn liquor" and has been declared the largest-selling alcohol in the world, with sales of 71 million cases worldwide in 2014. So, why haven't you tried it?

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Coo-coo for coconuts

Coo-coo for coconuts

Alex Pigeon, Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

What does coconut oil do, you may ask? Well, the better question is, what doesn't it do?

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Why it’s time to cut ties with sugar

Why it’s time to cut ties with sugar

Ericka Rofino, Contributor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

For a little over two months now, I have been completely sugar free.

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What I learned when I said ‘yes’ to spin class

What I learned when I said ‘yes’ to spin class

Lauren Woods, Lifestyle Editor
February 12, 2016
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

The second we started pedaling my butt went numb, but that was to be expected. What I wasn't expecting was how quickly I started sweating and gasping for air.

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Get back into shape with UMass group fitness

Get back into shape with UMass group fitness

Alex Pigeon, Writer
November 30, 2015
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

Here's the inside scoop the best group fitness classes at the Rec Center.

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How to plan your first Friendsgiving

How to plan your first Friendsgiving

Kate Ferrante, Amherst Wire TV Producer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

Think of it as a Thanksgiving pregame.

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LimeRed TeaHouse brews best bubble tea in town

LimeRed TeaHouse brews best bubble tea in town

Hae Young Yoo, Editor in Chief
April 1, 2015
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

A customer starts by picking a base, either bubble tea or milk tea, and deciding if he wants it hot or cold.

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