Amherst Wire

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.

‘May’ you be the most fashionable

‘May’ you be the most fashionable

Chanel Connor, Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase

Allow your wardrobe to blossom this month with the spring fashion tips below!

Spring checklist: Pioneer Valley edition

Spring checklist: Pioneer Valley edition

Priya Bikkani, Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

Everyone needs a study break once and a while. Here are some great local places to check out this spring to help you unwind!

Long-distance relationships, study abroad: A cautionary tale

Long-distance relationships, study abroad: A cautionary tale

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Relationships, Showcase, Student Life, Study Abroad

Go abroad. Do it. You’ll kick yourself for passing on it. Just know, you’re not the center of the earth, and that time isn’t just your five months. It’s everyone else’s, too.

Fashion-related classes you didn’t know you could take

Fashion-related classes you didn’t know you could take

Chanel Connor, Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase

As a UMass student, you may not be aware of all the fashion-related courses that are offered to students. Here are some fabulous classes to register for this fall if you’re interested in fashion or fashion merchandising!

Fashion mistakes you may not know you’re making

Fashion mistakes you may not know you’re making

Chanel Connor, Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase

Sometimes, fashion choices just fail. Here are some common makeup and fashion mistakes that can happen without us even knowing it!

College students are stressed, yoga can help

College students are stressed, yoga can help

Courtney Murtagh, Assistant Campus News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

De-stress with all of the yoga classes that UMass has to offer. Here's how to find the perfect fit for your relaxation needs.

Top 5: Financial tips international college students should know

Top 5: Financial tips international college students should know

Sylvie Fan, Contributor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

If you are an international student that suffers from money management, here are some useful tips to make saving money less painful.

Top 10: Boston spring break on a budget

Top 10:  Boston spring break on a budget

Julie Harrington, Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Travel

Instead of scrolling through your Instagram feed of your friends on their tropical getaways, make the most of your break by doing all the fun (and cheap) activities Boston has to offer.

Falling for February fashion

Falling for February fashion

Chanel Connor, Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

Enjoy the following fashion tips on how to stay cozy, festive and stylish this February while winter drags on.

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