Amherst Wire

Tired of turkey? Try Hot Pot this Thanksgiving

Hot Pot (Saeru/ Wikimedia Commons)

Angela Lei, Contributor

November 20, 2018

Let the turkey fly the coop this season and try Hot Pot: an East Asian cooking method bound to please.

Top five: Apple recipes for the Thanksgiving table

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Jordan Reisman, Contributor

November 18, 2018

Are you brainstorming desert ideas for Thanksgiving? Why not bring a delicious apple desert to the table this year?

Five classes in five days: a gym survival guide

The Campus Recreation Center (Isabel Fowler/ Amherst Wire)

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

November 8, 2018

So you're dreading going to the gym? You're not alone. Here is one student's guide to a week's worth of workouts.

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

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Isabel Fowler and Brian Choquet

November 1, 2018

Stop watching Netflix and try out these hidden gems for your next UMass date.

Mind over matter

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Gabby Campos, Contributor

October 17, 2018

Keep your mind in check with these helpful tips.

Turn your fall semester from a 2007 Britney to a raging success

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Darian Barlow, Contributor

October 15, 2018

Avoid a Britney-level meltdown with these tips from a fellow college student on how to be your best self this semester.

UMass student turns carbonated passion into club


Matt Berg, Contributor

October 12, 2018

Allie McKean is recruiting students to join her LaCroix army, and even searching for a sponsorship from the company.

Meet the local farmers behind the country’s best dining halls

Kyle Kielbasa and his grandmother grade apples.

Julie Harrington, Contributor

October 10, 2018

A look into the local farms that supply the award-winning food at Umass Amherst.

Is Plan B easily accessible at UMass?

Plan B

Elizabeth Donoghue, Contributor

October 3, 2018

One former student described her experience purchasing Plan B at UHS as “unfriendly and awkward.”

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2018

Break out of the college-town bubble and try these great Northampton cafes.

The rainbow diet: Surviving anorexia and gay body expectations

(Jillian Thomas/ Amherst Wire)

Brian Choquet, Writer

May 11, 2018

When he came out as gay in the latter half of his middle school career, Russian felt pressured to find acceptance in his newly joined community — the hope being he could find a place where he belonged. This then became the basis for what grew into his eating disorder.

Top 5: Popular Amherst eateries

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Kathryn Fallah, Contributor

May 11, 2018

Check out these places for a great bite to eat in Amherst!

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