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UMass student Ava Capodanno turns her passion for art into a side hustle

UMass student Ava Capodanno turns her passion for art into a side hustle

Danika Bedrick, Contributor

April 10, 2020

For more of Capodanno's art, follow her on Instagram @ava_and_art.

App of the week: Discord

App of the week: Discord

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

April 10, 2020

Although there are countless apps to choose from, each with many valuable features, Discord sets itself apart in that it is a great way for people who enjoy video games to chat with each other.

Seven books to read during the quarantine

Seven books to read during the quarantine

Kacey Connolly, Podcast Editor

April 9, 2020

Finding books with strong female leads is a struggle. Taddeo’s “Three Women” does more than incorporate female main characters; it chronicles the very real lives of three different women living in three different areas of the United States.

App of the Week: Sidechef

App of the Week: Sidechef

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

April 3, 2020

While we’re all stuck at home, finding areas in your daily routine you can enhance is a great way to keep busy. "Sidechef" makes it easy and fun to try new dishes.

A guide to unplugging during quarantine

A guide to unplugging during quarantine

Emilee Klein, Writer

April 2, 2020

Take this quarantine as an opportunity to detox from social media and you may just find your newest hobby.

5 YouTube fitness channels to follow

5 YouTube fitness channels to follow

Christine Feeley, Contributor

March 31, 2020

Check out these 5 Fitness YouTube channels to help stay fit while during self quarantine.

Judging Books By Their Covers: “Tuesdays with Morrie” is a modern philosophical classic

Judging Books By Their Covers: “Tuesdays with Morrie” is a modern philosophical classic

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

“Tuesdays with Morrie” was Mitch Albom’s debut novel, and is nothing shy of a modern American classic.

Ask Beccy: How to keep social distancing from making you distant

Ask Beccy: How to keep social distancing from making you distant

Rebecca Aiken, Contributor

March 30, 2020

Beccy gives advice on how to stay close with your friends and family, which can be done even while social distancing.

Support your local businesses

Support your local businesses

Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

March 26, 2020

Supporting your local businesses is more important than ever in these troubling times.

App of the week: QuizUp

App of the week: QuizUp

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

March 26, 2020

With QuizUp you can challenge your friends all over the world to trivia. It’s a battle of the brains, and for any trivia fan, QuizUp offers a multitude of topics to choose from.

Making the most of remote learning: How to Zoom

Making the most of remote learning: How to Zoom

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

March 19, 2020

Many UMass faculty members are moving at least part of their classes to Zoom, a video-conferencing platform that lets everyone connect in real-time.

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