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Five classes in five days: a gym survival guide

Five classes in five days: a gym survival guide

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

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.

Assembling millennial activists: Three ways to start your own political revolution

Assembling millennial activists: Three ways to start your own political revolution

Darian Barlow, Contributor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Current Affairs, Lifestyle, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

Whether you have been “woke” for years or are just now opening your eyes to the big and scary world, you can follow these universal steps to take our country's future into our own hands.

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Isabel Fowler and Brian Choquet

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Relationships, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

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

Top five classic Halloween costumes

Top five classic Halloween costumes

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five, Uncategorized

Open your wardrobe and close your wallet. Rock these classic costumes without spending a dime.

Mind over matter

Mind over matter

Gabby Campos, Contributor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Keep your mind in check with these helpful tips.

TASC welcomes a new legacy

TASC welcomes a new legacy

Shannon Macalingay, Contributor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, In-Depth, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

TASC's current members can barely remember what that acronym stands for. But there's beauty in that.

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

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

Darian Barlow, Contributor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Opinion, Student Life, Voices

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

Catcalling: Not a compliment

Catcalling: Not a compliment

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, Voices

A walk or a jog down the street can invite endless catcalls and unwanted attention. Despite popular opinion, ignoring it is not the answer.

Add flair to your fall wardrobe

Add flair to your fall wardrobe

Matthew Hachisu, Contributor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Trade in your traditional college hoodie for something more fashionable.

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


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

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

The rainbow diet: Surviving anorexia and gay body expectations

The rainbow diet: Surviving anorexia and gay body expectations

Brian Choquet, Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Profiles, Showcase, Student Life, Voices

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.

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