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Malasadas

Abbie Gracie, Editor

May 3, 2020

Sunday morning. 7 a.m. My hometown, Swansea, Massachusetts. My dad and I pulled off of Route 6, a bustling two-lane highway with stoplights every quarter mile, that stretched all the way from Somerset to East Providence, into the tiny lot of the Cornerstone Bakery. It didn’t look like much on the...

Diabetics take extra health precautions during the pandemic

Diabetics take extra health precautions during the pandemic

Nicole Biagioni, Writer

April 28, 2020

With the fast spread and unpleasant symptoms of COVID-19, diabetics are taking extra precautions regarding their health.

Subreddits to distract yourself from the coronavirus pandemic

Subreddits to distract yourself from the coronavirus pandemic

Talia Heisey, Writer

April 25, 2020

The coronavirus has brought stress into the lives of many. Check out these subreddits that are a good distraction during this difficult time.

App of the week: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

App of the week: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

April 23, 2020

During this time, with dining at restaurants completely out of the question, ordering through food delivery apps is a great way to support your favorite local eateries while still practicing social distancing.

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

MASSPIRG co-hosts 50th Earth Day anniversary celebration for 100% renewable energy

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

April 23, 2020

MASSPRIG celebrated Earth Day's 50th anniversary by co-hosting a virtual event for 100% renewal energy.

Ask Beccy: DIY face masks to keep your skin happy and healthy

Ask Beccy: DIY face masks to keep your skin happy and healthy

Rebecca Aiken, Contributor

April 13, 2020

This week's Ask Beccy is all about skincare with face masks you can make at home.

App of the Week: Sidechef

Screenshot Sidechef / App Store

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

April 3, 2020

While we’re all stuck at home, finding areas in your daily routine you can enhance is a great way to keep busy. "Sidechef" makes it easy and fun to try new dishes.

A guide to unplugging during quarantine

A guide to unplugging during quarantine

Emilee Klein, Writer

April 2, 2020

Take this quarantine as an opportunity to detox from social media and you may just find your newest hobby.

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

(Patrick Kline/ Amherst Wire)

Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

UMass Students try to keep busy at home and adjust to online classes

5 YouTube fitness channels to follow

5 YouTube fitness channels to follow

Christine Feeley, Contributor

March 31, 2020

Check out these 5 Fitness YouTube channels to help stay fit while during self quarantine.

Support your local businesses

Support your local businesses

Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

March 26, 2020

Supporting your local businesses is more important than ever in these troubling times.

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