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Top five late-night snacks near UMass

Top five late-night snacks near UMass

Up late studying or having a night out with friends? Here are the best places for late dining off-campus
Alexandra Greenberg, Co-Social Media Editor October 1, 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

Fitness classes appear to be the complete opposite of the Recreation Center’s overwhelming environment
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

10 tricks for plant-based eating on and off campus
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

Looking for first date ideas but not sure where to start? Keep reading for five local hotspots.
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

Walt Bell has been fired following his 35-22 Saturday loss against URI.
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...

How to master your “college experience”

How to master your “college experience”

A guide for Umass Amherst students on creating a fulfilling college career
Lily O'neill, Writer November 15, 2021

The “college experience,” a phrase that we are all too familiar with, usually pertains to having a vibrant social life, while often dismissing the less glamorous side of college. The feeling of wasting...

Almost Healthy: Instant Pot, Appliance of Champions

Almost Healthy: Instant Pot, Appliance of Champions

Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh November 12, 2021
The best meal prep always includes an instant pot, and Sam will prove why.
Lobster dinner by Benson Kua on Wikimedia Commons

Where does the UMass Halloween lobster dinner really come from?

It's been a tradition for years now, to the point where you can never find a seat at the dining halls on Halloween, but the mystery remains intact...until now.
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer November 11, 2021
No, it is fortunately not courtesy of UMass alumna, Bill Cosby.
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