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UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 13, 2020

With the coronavirus spreading at an alarming rate, universities across the U.S. are moving to remote learning. On March 11, UMass Amherst announced that students must remain off-campus for two weeks after spring break. UMass students share their thoughts on how the transition will affect their learning and spread of the virus.

Three ways to survive as a vegan at UMass

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Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

March 10, 2020

From dining halls, to grocery shopping, to eating out, here are three ways to survive being a vegan at UMass.

Offbeat cures to colds

(Paleo Grubs //Flickr)

Erin Hunter, Contributor

March 9, 2020

From potatoes in your socks to the classic chicken noodle soup, wives tales to cure colds and flus can be pretty strange.

How to practice mindfulness while cooking

How to practice mindfulness while cooking

Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

March 3, 2020

Practicing mindfulness is all the rage these days. But did you know you can be mindful even while cooking?

Should UMass have a happiness general education requirement? Students discuss their thoughts

Should UMass have a happiness general education requirement? Students discuss their thoughts

Elisabeth Morgan, Contributor

February 26, 2020

Yale University's class, "Psychology and the Good Life" was its most popular course in the history of the institution. Students weigh in on if a similar class should be implemented at UMass.

Nutrition First, the up-and-coming juice bar in western MA may just be your next fitness fad

Nutrition First, the up-and-coming juice bar in western MA may just be your next fitness fad

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

February 25, 2020

The smoothie and juice bar, Nutrition First, located in Agawam, Massachusetts has become a true embodiment of what it means to maintain a healthy lifestyle on both a mind, body and soul level.

Beating the winter skin blues

(Mayberry Health and Home/Flickr)

Erin Hunter, Contributor

February 19, 2020

Beat the winter skin blues this season with helpful tips and tricks to protect your skin.

Authentic experience at Mission Cantina: A restaurant review

Authentic experience at Mission Cantina: A restaurant review

Sean Dunham, Contributor

February 13, 2020

Mission Cantina serves delicious Mexican food in a vibrant and fun space, offering its guests an authentic experience.

App of the week: UMass Dining app

(Screenshot of UMass Dining app / App Store)

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

February 12, 2020

If you are a University of Massachusetts Amherst student who eats at the dining halls, at Blue Wall, or grabs a bite at any food provider located on campus, downloading the UMass Dining app is a no brainer.

Delicious plant-based food at Pulse Cafe: A restaurant review

Delicious plant-based food at Pulse Cafe: A restaurant review

Elisabeth Morgan, Contributor

February 11, 2020

Pulse Cafe, located in Hadley, serves delicious plant-based food in a warm and inviting space for vegans non-vegans alike.

Seasonal affective disorder: A personal college story, symptoms and advice

Seasonal affective disorder: A personal college story, symptoms and advice

Elisabeth Morgan, Contributor

February 4, 2020

If you live in New England, these seemingly short days are accompanied by a cold and often harsh winter. This, to some, is a major change from the warm and bright endless days of summer, and it’s enough to change some people's lives and mindsets.

Something’s cooking on the 11th floor

Senior Adam Shi stops for a photo before serving a meal in the dining room.

Desire' Jackson - Crosby , Contributor

December 11, 2019

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