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New generation of farmers encourage shopping local

New generation of farmers encourage shopping local

Rebecca Wiesman, Contributor

December 7, 2016

More and more students are getting involved with the agriculture industry to learn how the food we eat is grown.

Students rejoice as Baby Berk 2 revives old menu

Students rejoice as Baby Berk 2 revives old menu

Elissa Borden, Contributor

December 5, 2016

The new menu has most of the melts that were on the menu in previous years, including the "BB2 BBQ," a sandwich featuring pulled pork and macaroni and cheese.

Untraditional Thanksgiving traditions

(Vicki DeLoach/Flickr)

Nicole DeFeudis, Contributor

November 17, 2016

Boudicca Hawke, a junior at UMass Amherst, isn’t setting the table with knives on Thanksgiving — she’s throwing them.

Goodbye Corona and lime

(Ericka Rofino/Amherst Wire)

Ericka Rofino, Lifestyle Editor

November 15, 2016

I had this delusional perception that I was doing life wrong if I wasn’t drinking on the weekends.

Butter Late Than Never: No, I don’t like them apples

(Photo/Rachel Ayotte)

Rachel Ayotte, Writer

November 14, 2016

A cooking series for college students with toddler-level culinary skills

Top Five: Ways to decompress from election stress

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Julie Harrington, Contributor

November 11, 2016

While many want to book that plane ticket abroad and never look back, or weep over several pints of ice cream, there are lots of healthy ways to detoxify your life from the chaos this election has caused.

Glass Half Full Podcast: Beginner’s guide to yoga

Glass Half Full Podcast: Beginner's guide to yoga

Avalon G. Lustick, Podcaster

November 7, 2016

Podcaster Avalon G. Lustick discusses different types of yoga, the history of yoga and cultural appropriation.

Glass Half Full Podcast: The science of mantra and meditation

Glass Half Full Podcast: The science of mantra and meditation

Avalon G. Lustick, Podcaster

October 31, 2016

Listen to our second wellness podcast.

Butter Late Than Never: Don’t chicken out

Butter Late Than Never: Don't chicken out

Rachel Ayotte, Contributor

October 21, 2016

The amount of cheese is up to your discretion, but let it be known that there is no such thing as too much cheese.

UMass apiary aims to save bees from extinction

Chief Apiary Inspector Kim Skyrm examines honeybees at the UMass apiary. (Kylee Denesha/Amherst Wire)

Kylee Denesha, Contributor

October 18, 2016

The honeybee population has decreased by 30 percent in the past year throughout the United States.

Top Five: Stress relief classes at UMass Recreation Center

Top Five: Stress relief classes at UMass Recreation Center

Julie Harrington, Contributor

October 12, 2016

Roundhouse kick that exam right out of your mind and uppercut that drama straight out of your life.

Potato Fest unearths a community of produce lovers

Potato Fest unearths a community of produce lovers

Morgan Hughes, Assistant Campus News Editor

October 4, 2016

Smiarowski Farms hosted the festival to meet local friends, families and farmers and talk about the significance and quality of Smiarowski spuds.

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