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Nutrition First, the up-and-coming juice bar in western MA may just be your next fitness fad

Nutrition First, the up-and-coming juice bar in western MA may just be your next fitness fad

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

February 25, 2020

The smoothie and juice bar, Nutrition First, located in Agawam, Massachusetts has become a true embodiment of what it means to maintain a healthy lifestyle on both a mind, body and soul level.

Mass Vintage: the new store with secondhand finds

(Photo courtesy of Mass Vintage/@Massvintage)

Sophia Torres, Writer

February 20, 2020

Five months after its grand opening in September, Mass Vintage is running smoothly and garnering more support in downtown Amherst.

Beating the winter skin blues

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Erin Hunter, Contributor

February 19, 2020

Beat the winter skin blues this season with helpful tips and tricks to protect your skin.

App of the week: LastPass

App of the week: LastPass

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

February 18, 2020

For peace of mind and security of your valuable and personal information, there is an app that stores all of your passwords in one highly secure place.

Ask UMass – Valentine’s Day

Ask UMass - Valentine's Day

Nicole Biagioni, Rebecca Duffy, Video Reporters

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day! On this episode of Ask UMass, Nicole Biagioni and Rebecca Duffy ask UMass students what their Valentine's Day plans are and how they feel about the holiday.

Judging Books By Their Covers: “What If It’s Us,” is a timely portrayal of a young homosexual romance

Judging Books By Their Covers: “What If It’s Us,” is a timely portrayal of a young homosexual romance

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

February 14, 2020

In this week's book review, authors Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli's, portrayal of two male protagonists and the various obstacles that they encounter on their whirlwind romance, effectively broaden the young adult literary scope.

Authentic experience at Mission Cantina: A restaurant review

Authentic experience at Mission Cantina: A restaurant review

Sean Dunham, Contributor

February 13, 2020

Mission Cantina serves delicious Mexican food in a vibrant and fun space, offering its guests an authentic experience.

App of the week: UMass Dining app

(Screenshot of UMass Dining app / App Store)

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

February 12, 2020

If you are a University of Massachusetts Amherst student who eats at the dining halls, at Blue Wall, or grabs a bite at any food provider located on campus, downloading the UMass Dining app is a no brainer.

Delicious plant-based food at Pulse Cafe: A restaurant review

Delicious plant-based food at Pulse Cafe: A restaurant review

Elisabeth Morgan, Contributor

February 11, 2020

Pulse Cafe, located in Hadley, serves delicious plant-based food in a warm and inviting space for vegans non-vegans alike.

App of the week: Pocket

App of the week: Pocket

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

February 6, 2020

Pocket is a great app for college students looking to stay on top of the current news cycle, or simply those of us who are active readers looking to diversify the content we consume.

Seasonal affective disorder: A personal college story, symptoms and advice

Seasonal affective disorder: A personal college story, symptoms and advice

Elisabeth Morgan, Contributor

February 4, 2020

If you live in New England, these seemingly short days are accompanied by a cold and often harsh winter. This, to some, is a major change from the warm and bright endless days of summer, and it’s enough to change some people's lives and mindsets.

App of the week: Evernote

App of the week: Evernote

Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor

January 31, 2020

Evernote is a useful app for college students to organize their notes more efficiently. 

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