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What to wear to flatter your figure

What to wear to flatter your figure

Chanel Connor, Contributor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase

Chanel Connor provides tricks and tips for dressing to flatter your shape.

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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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Adulting isn’t easy: My very first trip to the laundromat

Adulting isn’t easy: My very first trip to the laundromat

Danielle Aihini, Travel Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Travel

With that my first laundromat experience had come to an end. I was not proud of my performance, but I’m determined to do better next time. I drove myself home and immediately went to my bed to take a nap because, well, being an adult is tiring.

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LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

LoveTap: Relationship analyzed, relationship improved

Rachel Ayotte, Lifestyle Editor
March 7, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2016
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, 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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Glass Half Full Podcast: The minimalist lifestyle

Glass Half Full Podcast: The minimalist lifestyle

Avalon G. Lustick, Podcaster
December 8, 2016
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, 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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