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Top five: Relaxation tips for finals week

Top five: Relaxation tips for finals week

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Uncategorized

Relaxation is not a guilty pleasure, but something we all need in our hectic lives. No matter which method you use, make sure to take time for yourself this semester.

Tired of turkey? Try Hot Pot this Thanksgiving

Tired of turkey? Try Hot Pot this Thanksgiving

Angela Lei, Contributor

November 20, 2018


Filed under About, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Uncategorized

Let the turkey fly the coop this season and try Hot Pot: an East Asian cooking method bound to please.

Top five: Apple recipes for the Thanksgiving table

Top five: Apple recipes for the Thanksgiving table

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

Are you brainstorming desert ideas for Thanksgiving? Why not bring a delicious apple desert to the table this year?

Five classes in five days: a gym survival guide

Five classes in five days: a gym survival guide

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

So you're dreading going to the gym? You're not alone. Here is one student's guide to a week's worth of workouts.

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Isabel Fowler and Brian Choquet

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Relationships, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

Stop watching Netflix and try out these hidden gems for your next UMass date.

Mind over matter

Mind over matter

Gabby Campos, Contributor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Keep your mind in check with these helpful tips.

Turn your fall semester from a 2007 Britney to a raging success

Turn your fall semester from a 2007 Britney to a raging success

Darian Barlow, Contributor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Opinion, Student Life, Voices

Avoid a Britney-level meltdown with these tips from a fellow college student on how to be your best self this semester.

UMass student turns carbonated passion into club

UMass student turns carbonated passion into club

Matt Berg, Contributor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Showcase, Student Life

Allie McKean is recruiting students to join her LaCroix army, and even searching for a sponsorship from the company.

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Julie Harrington, Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Showcase, Uncategorized

A look into the local farms that supply the award-winning food at Umass Amherst.

Is Plan B easily accessible at UMass?

Is Plan B easily accessible at UMass?

Elizabeth Donoghue, Contributor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Food/Health, Relationships

One former student described her experience purchasing Plan B at UHS as “unfriendly and awkward.”

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

Break out of the college-town bubble and try these great Northampton cafes.

The rainbow diet: Surviving anorexia and gay body expectations

The rainbow diet: Surviving anorexia and gay body expectations

Brian Choquet, Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life, Voices

When he came out as gay in the latter half of his middle school career, Russian felt pressured to find acceptance in his newly joined community — the hope being he could find a place where he belonged. This then became the basis for what grew into his eating disorder.

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