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UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

UMass Amherst student owns a printing press

Shannon Macalingay, Lifestyle Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life

From watching his high school teacher use an iron e-press to print a sticker on a shirt, to watching How-To videos on YouTube, Pham first printed shirts for the sports teams in North Quincy High School.

How to transform your winter outfits to spring outfits

How to transform your winter outfits to spring outfits

Melanie Grados, Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase

Not sure what to wear in this changing weather? Here are some tips on how to transform your fall wardrobe into a spring one.

UMass Student Food Pantry usage growing on campus despite No. 1 dining in the nation

UMass Student Food Pantry usage growing on campus despite No. 1 dining in the nation

Christopher McLaughlin, Contributor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, In-Depth, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Showcase, Student Life

Although the campus is known for its dining, the food pantry at UMass still serves as a main food source for many students.

Be There or Be Square: Cowls family makes huge strides with North Square project

Be There or Be Square: Cowls family makes huge strides with North Square project
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Shae Feather, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Around the Valley, Features, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

North Square will open this summer with shops, restaurants and affordable housing options.

UMass Dining: the price of being “number one”

UMass Dining: the price of being “number one”

Harry Ortof, Politics/Voices/Op-Ed Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

UMass Hunger and Homelessness Campaign Coordinator Jonathan Lee said organizations at UMass have been more focused on redirecting wasted food and making sure it becomes food for students in need.

Men need self-care too

Men need self-care too

Melanie Grados, Contributor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

The importance of a self-care routine doesn't just extend to women.

Body Positivity and Self-Love: Belly Dancing

Body Positivity and Self-Love: Belly Dancing

Sifa Kasongo, Managing Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under About, Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Belly dancing has helped many women appreciate their own beauty and encourages a positive body image through various dance styles.

An Out of Body Experience

An Out of Body Experience

Shannon Macalingay, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Profiles, Showcase

"They come in the gallery and they will understand, they will feel something about it."

Three music festivals you need on your bucket list

Three music festivals you need on your bucket list

Chloe Lindahl, Writer

March 30, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music, Showcase, Travel

Scattered around the country are hidden gems of weekend getaways at prices you can afford and destinations that are beyond worth the road trip.

Plant Power: legendary nutritionist lectures at UMass

Plant Power: legendary nutritionist lectures at UMass

Matt Berg, Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

The famous nutritionist shared his insight to a large crowd on Wednesday, advocating for a whole food, plant-based diet.

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