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Three simple and healthy meals to make for the beginner chef

Three simple and healthy meals to make for the beginner chef

Madison Bethune, Contributor

September 23, 2020

These 3 delicious and healthy meals take less than 30 minutes to whip up.

UMass Amherst announces new furloughs

(Patrick Kline/ Amherst Wire)

Talia Heisey, News Writer

September 16, 2020

Chancellor Subaswammy has announced a round of new furloughs of UMass staff due to the approximate 170 million dollars in financial losses incurred by the pandemic.

Virtual community forum held to discuss UMass and Town efforts to reduce spread of COVID-19

Virtual community forum held to discuss UMass and Town efforts to reduce spread of COVID-19

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

September 4, 2020

With the number of COVID-19 cases rising at universities across the country, officials from UMass and the Town of Amherst held a virtual community forum to discuss how they are working to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Nurse manager discusses how COVID-19 impacted Winchester Hospital and her own life

Nurse manager discusses how COVID-19 impacted Winchester Hospital and her own life

Sarah Walsh, Contributing Writer

July 19, 2020

Winchester Hospital has seen a major influx of patients due to COVID-19. Chrissie Quill, a nurse manager at the hospital, talks about how the staff have adjusted to treating their patients and her personal experience with COVID-19.

A pediatric infectious disease specialist shares his knowledge of COVID-19

A pediatric infectious disease specialist shares his knowledge of COVID-19

Ella Adams, Contributing Writer

July 18, 2020

Dr. Mark Denison, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, talks about the history of coronaviruses, the future of COVID-19 and how we can protect ourselves.

The power of food

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.

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