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Do you know you’re dreaming?

Do you know you’re dreaming?

November 4
Filed under Lifestyle

By Mallory Braun The massive white tiger was inches away and staring directly at him. Its chest was adorned with gold plating and its fur was frozen flames. But Travis wasn’t scared. The tiger had just lunged out of nowhere and chased off the two lynxes that were about to devour him. His savior’s...

Frightfully Fashionable: Portraits of Halloween

Frightfully Fashionable: Portraits of Halloween

October 31
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

[slideshow_deploy id='6169'] What are you wearing? Be on the lookout for these costumes throughout Hallo-weekend. Keep your eyes peeled for the best get-ups and submit photos to our Facebook and Twitter ( #getwired). The best costume will receive a UMass journalism t-shirt....

Homemade gluten free granola bars made easy

Homemade gluten free granola bars made easy

October 22
Filed under Lifestyle

By Taylor Gilmore Granola bars are a popular food choice and a staple in my diet because they are so quick, and easy to grab on the go. When I was recently asked to try a gluten free diet due to some repeated stomach discomfort, not being able to eat my precious granola bars was one of the hardest...

7 Staples for Fall fashion

7 Staples for Fall fashion

October 22
Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle

[slideshow_deploy id='6127'] By Jennifer Schreer It’s that time of year again where girls everywhere tuck away their high-waisted denim shorts, leather sandals, and crop tops until next summer. But on the bright side, a fashion lover’s other favorite season is officially here! It’s time to...

Going coocoo for coconuts…and their oil

Going coocoo for coconuts…and their oil

Paul Bagnall, Writer
October 22
Filed under Lifestyle

For anyone who has ever been on a diet, choosing a cooking oil can be a difficult task. Most cooking oils are calorie dense, and can often disrupt daily caloric intake goals. Coconut oil may be here to save the day.

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Mix Up an Autumn Smoothie

Mix Up an Autumn Smoothie

Emily Abrams
October 21
Filed under Lifestyle

This season while everyone is out enjoying their pumpkin spices lattes and hot cider, try something new: a sweet fall smoothie with a festive kick that’s chockfull of vitamins and nutrients. This combination of whole apples, kale, fresh ginger, bananas, apple cider, cinnamon, cloves and vanilla extract...

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