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Misconceptions of weightlifting for women

Misconceptions of weightlifting for women

Caitlin Cooke, Contributor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

Protein shakes and sweat rags line the floor, an unpleasant mixture of body odor and Axe radiates from the room, and men in nonexistent muscle tanks dapping each other up, hover over the weight racks. For many women at the gym, this scene just screams all kinds of no.

Get back into shape with UMass group fitness

Get back into shape with UMass group fitness

Alexandra Pigeon, Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

Here's the inside scoop the best group fitness classes at the Rec Center.

How to plan your first Friendsgiving

How to plan your first Friendsgiving

Kate Ferrante, Amherst Wire TV Producer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle

Think of it as a Thanksgiving pregame.

Why social media is ruining dating

Why social media is ruining dating

Alexandra Pigeon, Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Relationships

What kills the happy, carefree vibe of a single girl more than a Facebook timeline chock-full of sappy couples' posts about their love for each other? Nothing.

Getting through the friend ‘breakup’

Getting through the friend ‘breakup’

Alexandra Pigeon, Writer

October 8, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

You were there with ice cream and tissues when she suffered through her first broken heart. You held her hair back at 3 a.m. when she'd had a little too much fun. You chose her as your first passenger when you finally got your license. She's your best friend — always has been, always will be.

Confessions of a “Disaster Dater”

Confessions of a “Disaster Dater”

Beatrice Genco, Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Relationships

Don't miss this slew of "disaster dates" from a serial dater, yikes.

#Basic things to do in Amherst this fall

#Basic things to do in Amherst this fall

Stephanie Murray, Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

It's the season for apple picking, pumpkin-flavored treats and posting it all on Facebook and Instagram.

Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

Top Five ways to de-stress during finals week

Brilee Weaver, Managing Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Top Five, Voices

It's that time of year again. The snow is gone and on quads from Southwest to Northeast, frisbees whish into KanJam cans. Summer is so close you can taste it, but the most difficult weeks of the semester still lie ahead. Here are five ways to keep calm and study on.

Head Games natural hair beauty supply champions ‘winning natural beauty’

Head Games natural hair beauty supply  champions ‘winning natural beauty’

Stephanie Ramirez, Audience Engagement Editor

April 13, 2015


Filed under Around the Valley, Lifestyle, Profiles

Head Games sells quality products for people who wear their hair naturally.

The X-Factor: Is it possible to stay friends with an ex?

The X-Factor: Is it possible to stay friends with an ex?

Lauren Woods, Lifestyle Editor

April 9, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Relationships

You called it quits for a reason.

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