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Butter Late Than Never: Don’t chicken out

Butter Late Than Never: Don’t chicken out

Rachel Ayotte, Contributor
October 21
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

The amount of cheese is up to your discretion, but let it be known that there is no such thing as too much cheese.

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Will Mill 180 Park be the park of the future?

Will Mill 180 Park be the park of the future?

Joshua Murray, Photo Editor
October 13
Filed under Around the Valley, Lifestyle, Showcase, Travel

"What is unique about Mill 180 Park is that we are using hydroponics aesthetically. Not just to grow food, but to grow plants to give people the sense that they are in the middle of nature."

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Top Five: Stress relief classes at UMass Recreation Center

Top Five: Stress relief classes at UMass Recreation Center

Julie Harrington, Contributor
October 12
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

Roundhouse kick that exam right out of your mind and uppercut that drama straight out of your life.

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Go D1 with your tailgate style

Go D1 with your tailgate style

Stephanie Murray, Writer
September 30
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase

Don't know what to wear to celebrate our D1 Minutemen? Here are some ideas.

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Butter Late Than Never: Mint Chocolate Cake

Butter Late Than Never: Mint Chocolate Cake

Rachel Ayotte, Contributor
September 28
Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

A fun, easy recipe for mint chocolate cake that won’t break the bank.

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How to maintain a healthy long-distance relationship

How to maintain a healthy long-distance relationship

Tom Mulherin, Contributor
April 28
Filed under Lifestyle, Relationships, Showcase, Voices

The good news is that relationships can last through the separation. But you have to be careful with what you do while apart. Check out these guidelines from my and others' personal experiences to help you maintain a healthy long-distance relationship. It's not only tips on what you should do, but what you should avoid doing as well.

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Doing the unthinkable: My week without social media

Doing the unthinkable: My week without social media

Alex Pigeon, Writer
April 25
Filed under Lifestyle, Technology

I needed a break from the time I waste recreating my ‘look’ on Pinterest, taking ridiculous BuzzFeed quizzes, and obsessing over photoshopped Instagram models.

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Beer Pressure

Beer Pressure

Shayla Costa, Contributor
April 15
Filed under Lifestyle, Voices

For some reason, not drinking means that I need a shot, so I am met with “Shayla, you want some?” and “You sure?” all throughout the night after countlessly saying that I am completely fine being sober.

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Life without Facebook

Life without Facebook

Stefan Geller, Contributor
April 11
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology, Voices

I don't know when exactly it dawned on me, but I suddenly realized that, outside of a select few, I did not care in the slightest what these 'friends' of mine were up to (and those that I did, I texted regularly).

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Going Ghost

Going Ghost

Ericka Rofino, Contributor
March 28
Filed under Lifestyle, Relationships

"Ghosting" is a new term for an old phenomenon – it's when one dater ends a relationship by disappearing, without any explanation.

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Ice cream in the ice cold

Ice cream in the ice cold

Julia Economou, Contributor
March 11
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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