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A guide to unplugging during quarantine

A guide to unplugging during quarantine

The technology detox you need
Emilee Klein, Writer April 1, 2020
Take this quarantine as an opportunity to detox from social media and you may just find your newest hobby.
(Patrick Kline/ Amherst Wire)

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

Students had their first week of remote learning
Nicole Biagioni, Contributing Writer March 31, 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

No gym? No problem.
Christine Feeley, Contributor March 30, 2020
Check out these 5 Fitness YouTube channels to help stay fit while during self quarantine.
Support your local businesses

Support your local businesses

They need it.
Elisabeth Morgan, Writer March 25, 2020
Supporting your local businesses is more important than ever in these troubling times.
UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

UMass students express concern over transition to remote learning

All classes will be online for rest of semester
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.
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Three ways to survive as a vegan at UMass

Being a vegan college student is easier than you think.
Elisabeth Morgan, Writer March 9, 2020
From dining halls, to grocery shopping, to eating out, here are three ways to survive being a vegan at UMass.
(Paleo Grubs //Flickr)

Offbeat cures to colds

Do these strange wives tales actually work?
Erin Hunter, Contributor March 8, 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

Cooking may be one of the easiest ways to practice mindfulness. Here's how
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

UMass students agree across the board that implementing a class on happiness and well-being would be beneficial.
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

Yes, even their ice cream is healthy, and counts as a meal
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.
(Mayberry Health and Home/Flickr)

Beating the winter skin blues

Tips and tricks to keep your skin looking happy and healthy during the harsh winter months
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

Fresh margaritas and authentic Mexican cuisine make Mission Cantina the perfect restaurant to try for your next night out on the town.
Sean Dunham, Contributor February 13, 2020
Mission Cantina serves delicious Mexican food in a vibrant and fun space, offering its guests an authentic experience.
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