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LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

Rachel Ayotte, Lifestyle Editor
March 7
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Technology

An app designed to analyze your texts, so you don't have to.

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Top Five: Affordable Valentine’s Day dates

Top Five: Affordable Valentine’s Day dates

Shayla Costa, Contributor
February 11
Filed under Around the Valley, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

Since Valentine’s Day happens to be on a Tuesday, you know what that means — “$5 Tuesday!” Finally, you and your date will get to see Fifty Shades Darker or the Lego Batman Movie for only $10.

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Glass Half Full Podcast: Gratitude

Glass Half Full Podcast: Gratitude

Avalon G. Lustick, Podcaster
December 21
Filed under Lifestyle, Podcasts, Showcase

Learn about how being grateful can impact much more than yourself.

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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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Glass Half Full Podcast: The minimalist lifestyle

Glass Half Full Podcast: The minimalist lifestyle

Avalon G. Lustick, Podcaster
December 8
Filed under Lifestyle, Podcasts, Showcase

Listen to the latest episode of our wellness podcast.

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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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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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