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Why social media is ruining dating

Why social media is ruining dating

Alex Pigeon, Writer
November 6, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Relationships

What kills the happy, carefree vibe of a single girl more than a Facebook timeline chock-full of sappy couples' posts about their love for each other? Nothing.

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Getting through the friend ‘breakup’

Getting through the friend ‘breakup’

Alex Pigeon, Writer
October 8, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle

You were there with ice cream and tissues when she suffered through her first broken heart. You held her hair back at 3 a.m. when she'd had a little too much fun. You chose her as your first passenger when you finally got your license. She's your best friend — always has been, always will be.

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Confessions of a “Disaster Dater”

Confessions of a “Disaster Dater”

Beatrice Genco, Writer
October 6, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Relationships

Don't miss this slew of "disaster dates" from a serial dater, yikes.

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#Basic things to do in Amherst this fall

#Basic things to do in Amherst this fall

Stephanie Murray, Writer
October 1, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle

It's the season for apple picking, pumpkin-flavored treats and posting it all on Facebook and Instagram.

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Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

Brilee Weaver, Managing Editor
April 23, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Top Five, Voices

It's that time of year again. The snow is gone and on quads from Southwest to Northeast, frisbees whish into KanJam cans. Summer is so close you can taste it, but the most difficult weeks of the semester still lie ahead. Here are five ways to keep calm and study on.

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Head Games natural hair beauty supply champions ‘winning natural beauty’

Head Games natural hair beauty supply  champions ‘winning natural beauty’

Stephanie Ramirez, Audience Engagement Editor
April 13, 2015
Filed under Around the Valley, Lifestyle, Profiles

Head Games sells quality products for people who wear their hair naturally.

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The X-Factor: Is it possible to stay friends with an ex?

The X-Factor: Is it possible to stay friends with an ex?

Lauren Woods, Lifestyle Editor
April 9, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Relationships

You called it quits for a reason.

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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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How to deal with seasonal depression

How to deal with seasonal depression

March 9, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle

by Lauren Woods Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling more exhausted than when you went to bed? Do you cringe at the thought of having to go out to a party? Is your irritability so high you can’t even look at your roommate without wanting to yell at her for no reason? Maybe you just don’t...

Snowboarding in Style

Snowboarding in Style

February 23, 2015
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

by Kelsey Hebert [slideshow_deploy id='9647'] Snowboarding is surrounded by a unique culture characterized by personal and traditional styles. What started out as “snurfing” (snow-surfing), invented by a surfer who had a dream of “surfing” in the Rocky Mountains during winter, has spiraled into a lif...

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