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Friendsgiving: Easy recipes for those who struggle in the kitchen

Friendsgiving: Easy recipes for those who struggle in the kitchen

Katherine Bernier, Contributor November 24, 2022
A cherished tradition for many students towards the end of November is Friendsgiving, a fun excuse to get together and do what you do every week–eat food and talk. Friendsgiving is special though, there is something different about this get-together. Being tasked to bring something to the table (literally) is not always a fun opportunity. For those of us who struggle in the kitchen, it may even be scary. In some cases, it may be easiest to just buy something from the store. But, if you are looking to give it your best shot, keep reading. Below, I have some pretty easy recipes to follow if you are looking to bring homemade dishes to your Friendsgiving. 
Northampton’s Stayin’ Alive

Northampton’s Stayin’ Alive

Chelsea Staub, Lifestyle Editor November 18, 2022
By 11 p.m., the club was booming. Almost everyone who had entered now danced under a disco ball, shaking and moving with plastic cups in their hands on a Saturday night while the DJ played Afrobeats and Reggaeton.
Festive fall activities to share with that special someone

Festive fall activities to share with that special someone

Katherine Bernier, Writer October 23, 2022
Fall in Amherst is a special time and arguably the best season. As the leaves turn we are here to help you find the best ways to enjoy it.
Top five late-night snacks near UMass

Top five late-night snacks near UMass

Alexandra Greenberg, Co-Social Media Editor September 30, 2022
It’s Saturday night, you just got back from going out and now, you and your friends are starving. Every place you know is closed and after searching for nearby spots to eat, you’re stumped. Don’t worry! There are still some local spots for late-night snacking. 
UMass students use group fitness classes to ease gym anxiety

UMass students use group fitness classes to ease gym anxiety

Selene Bonafini, Writer March 24, 2022
With its crowded environment, the UMass Recreation Center can often feel daunting, adding to student stress. Group fitness classes may be the perfect solution to ease stress at the overwhelming gym.
Tips for eating vegan at UMass Amherst

Tips for eating vegan at UMass Amherst

Adrienne Povey, Writer March 10, 2022
Whether you are a vegan for life or just want to eat more plant-based foods, here are some helpful tips to navigate vegan dining at UMass.
ADHD in the Classroom: A Solution

ADHD in the Classroom: A Solution

Patrick Shea, Contributor February 25, 2022

It should come as no surprise that attention-deficit disorders are more prevalent now than ever. The National Institute of Mental Health claims that roughly 4.4% of adults in the United States have ADHD....

Almost Healthy: Bloating Part 1

Almost Healthy: Bloating Part 1

Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh February 16, 2022
Sam and Emilee explain the best medically-advised ways to reduce bloating.
Almost Healthy: Thanksgiving ASMR

Almost Healthy: Thanksgiving ASMR

Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh November 24, 2021
Thanksgiving can be difficult, but Almost Healthy has you covered.
Five of the best places near UMass to take a first date

Five of the best places near UMass to take a first date

Julie Harrison, Writer November 19, 2021
It’s Friday night and the person you’ve been talking to has finally asked or agreed to go on a date. After hours of getting ready, finding the perfect outfit, and you wonder, “where should we go?” Don’t worry, I have you covered. 
Former Coach Walt Bell with members of the UMass Football team courtesy of Massachusetts Athletics on Flickr

UMass football head coach fired

Shanti Furtado, Contributor November 16, 2021
Walt Bell has been fired following his 35-22 Saturday loss against URI.
Mind the Vibez: Explore Curiosity

Mind the Vibez: Explore Curiosity

Liam Zielony November 15, 2021

In this episode of Mind the Vibez, host Liam Zielony leads a mediation on curiosity and explains how it can enrich life and mediation practice. Subscribe to the Amherst Wired Network here: Spotify Produced...

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