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Almost Healthy: Thanksgiving ASMR

Almost Healthy: Thanksgiving ASMR

Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh November 24, 2021
Thanksgiving can be difficult, but Almost Healthy has you covered.
Five of the best places near UMass to take a first date

Five of the best places near UMass to take a first date

Looking for first date ideas but not sure where to start? Keep reading for five local hotspots.
Julie Harrison, Writer November 19, 2021
It’s Friday night and the person you’ve been talking to has finally asked or agreed to go on a date. After hours of getting ready, finding the perfect outfit, and you wonder, “where should we go?” Don’t worry, I have you covered. 
The best hidden study spots found on UMass campus

The best hidden study spots found on UMass campus

Can't get work done in your room? No worries, here are some of the best study spaces to explore on campus!
Aliana Liz Tavares, Writer November 17, 2021
Finals season arrives in just a few weeks--if you need a quiet place to study, but can’t do so in your room, here are some of the best places to be productive on campus.
How to master your “college experience”

How to master your “college experience”

A guide for Umass Amherst students on creating a fulfilling college career
Lily O'neill, Writer November 15, 2021

The “college experience,” a phrase that we are all too familiar with, usually pertains to having a vibrant social life, while often dismissing the less glamorous side of college. The feeling of wasting...

Poetry Jam guests attentively watching a performer by Tristan Smith

UMass Amherst BSU presents the 2021 Poetry Jam: A night of kinship, laughs and soul

The UMass Amherst Black Student Union hosted a successful Poetry Jam full of all kinds of talent.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager November 14, 2021
The UMass Amherst Black Student Union hosted a successful Poetry Jam full of all kinds of talent.
Nacho Cheese Doritos with Nutella (Photo Credit: Aaron Facundo)

Op-Ed: Weird Food Combinations- Doritos and Nutella

Don't knock it 'til you try it.
Aaron Vincent Facundo, TV/Film Editor November 13, 2021
Editor Aaron Facundo talks about his experience with Nacho Cheese Doritos and Nutella, one of his favorite childhood snacks.
Almost Healthy: Instant Pot, Appliance of Champions

Almost Healthy: Instant Pot, Appliance of Champions

Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh November 12, 2021
The best meal prep always includes an instant pot, and Sam will prove why.
Dylan Landman raises his hands to signal his teams completion. Photo by Tristan Smith

UMass Terrible Design Contest: Students create the worst designs imaginable

This terrible design contest invited people of all artistic capabilities to create the worst and most useless designs they could.
Tristan Smith, Social Media Manager November 8, 2021
This terrible design contest invited people of all artistic capabilities to create the worst and most useless designs they could.
Mind the Vibez: Make Time to Meditate

Mind the Vibez: Make Time to Meditate

Liam Zielony November 8, 2021
Take a moment to relax.
(Glenn Kaino / Mass MoCA)

The value of space: Reviewing Glenn Kaino in Mass MoCA

A peak into the curation of Mass MoCA’s immersive exhibit
Chelsea Staub, Lifestyle Editor November 4, 2021
Like the balance of light and shadow, the dynamic between Glenn Kaino and Denise Markonish, Mass MoCA’s senior curator and director of exhibitions, work harmoniously. Kaino’s vision becomes aptly articulated through Markonish’s curation of space, resulting in a visually stunning multimedia exhibit that reminds viewers of all what they missed in art museums during the pandemic.
Small Victories are Still Victories

Small Victories are Still Victories

While my experiences with social anxiety are hard, there are ways that I have learned to cope with it and still live a fulfilling life.
Michelle Silveira, Contributor November 4, 2021

Sometimes it feels like my brain is conspiring against me and my social life. Constantly racing with random thoughts and assigning extra attention to arbitrary topics, my reaction time for simple tasks...

UMass, are you feeling burnt out?

UMass, are you feeling burnt out?

With the UMass community moving through the midpoint of the semester, it may be time to check-in and take care of ourselves
Aliana Liz Tavares, Writer November 3, 2021
Taking a break is nothing to feel ashamed about.
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