Amherst Wire

Underneath the makeup: The struggle of a ‘fashionista’

Underneath the makeup: The struggle of a ‘fashionista’

Chanel Connor, Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Uncategorized

You see the flat-ironed hair, pretty makeup and Calvin Klein heels, but you don’t see the struggle.

Your fall sartorial fix

Your fall sartorial fix

Priya Bikkani, Contributor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Uncategorized

A new season is the perfect time to turn over a new leaf (pun entirely intended).

Frugal Foodie: Lemon chicken with brown rice and green beans

Frugal Foodie: Lemon chicken with brown rice and green beans

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

This is one of those dishes that looks more complicated than it really is. So, if you have someone you need to impress but have limited time, this is the meal for you.

Frugal Foodie: Lime chicken, rice and vegetables

Frugal Foodie: Lime chicken, rice and vegetables

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

Doesn't everyone love Chipotle? This is a cheap and easy homemade version of a chicken burrito bowl.

Frugal Foodie: Stuffed peppers

Frugal Foodie: Stuffed peppers

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Stuffed peppers are a great way to use leftovers in the fridge, because you can really throw anything into the filling and it will taste good. Pretty much any leftover rice, vegetables or sauces can be used up in this recipe.

Navigating a big school as an introvert: Can you be happy without friends?

Navigating a big school as an introvert: Can you be happy without friends?

Chanel Connor, Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

College is not like high school where you walk down the hallway and know nearly everyone in sight.

Frugal Foodie: Pork tenderloin, roasted butternut squash and green beans

Frugal Foodie: Pork tenderloin, roasted butternut squash and green beans

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Fall is in the air. That means it's time for apples, squash and all things pumpkin spice. This dinner is the epitome of fall and perfect for a crisp autumn evening.

At Simple Gifts Farm, local food is a year-round affair

At Simple Gifts Farm, local food is a year-round affair

Nicole DeFeudis, Contributor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Uncategorized

Simple Gifts Farm in North Amherst offers a chance to buy organic produce in a small-farm setting. And you can get there by bus.

Top Five: Local nature spots

Top Five: Local nature spots

Julie Harrington, Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Travel

As the leaves begin to change color and fall weather approaches, it’s time to get outside and enjoy what the area has to offer.

Frugal Foodie: Chicken fajitas

Frugal Foodie: Chicken fajitas

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

One of the world's greatest foods is Mexican food, and it’s always a college student favorite. This recipe is a great way to stretch a smaller (therefore cheaper) amount of meat into more meals.

Two dudes, two bikes, three countries, six weeks

Two dudes, two bikes, three countries, six weeks

Liam O'Connor, Assistant Entertainment Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Travel, Uncategorized

If we rented a car in Seattle and took the gas-powered ride, we would have seen a lot more in a lot less time. I still maintain that we made the right decision.

Frugal Foodie: Pesto chicken

Frugal Foodie: Pesto chicken

Mackenzie Webb, Contributor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

My favorite sandwich is a mozzarella, pesto and roasted red pepper sandwich. So I would love to say this dinner was inspired by that sandwich, but truly it was more inspired by the jar of pesto and jar of roasted red peppers sitting in my pantry that needed to be used up.

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