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Ask Beccy: What happens next

Ask Beccy: What happens next

Rebecca Aiken, Writer

April 27, 2020

Beccy discusses the options for the upcoming semester.

COVID-19: Our Social Safety Net is Failing Us

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Jack Sheehy, Contributor

April 26, 2020

As the crisis has unfolded in the US one thing remains clear: our social safety net is failing us.

Quarantine reflection: Breaking out of the suburban bubble

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Trevor Wilson, Managing Editor

April 17, 2020

Managing Editor Trevor Wilson reflects on his experience during the COVID-19 quarantine.

The benefits of journaling

The benefits of journaling

Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

April 15, 2020

Journaling is a positive activity with benefits for both your well-being and your writing skills.

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.

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.

The Reel Deal: “Parasite”

The Reel Deal: “Parasite”

Olivia Barkett and Jozef Zekanoski

March 12, 2020

Olivia Barkett and Jozef Zekanoski analyze crucial moments and elements in the award-winning movie “Parasite.”

Ask UMass — Blarney

Ask UMass  — Blarney

Rebecca Duffy, Campus News Editor

March 6, 2020

Every year, thousands of UMass Amherst students celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the first Saturday in March- also called Blarney. In this episode, students discuss how their spending Blarney weekend and their thoughts on Meek Mill performing at the Mullins Live! concert.

The Reel Deal Podcast: Movies that made us

The Reel Deal Podcast: Movies that made us

Olivia Barkett and Jozef Zekanoski

March 5, 2020

No limit on genre, time periods, or subject matter, the Reel Deal is a conversation of all things film.

App of the week: What3words

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Sophia Torres, Writer

March 5, 2020

what3words is an easy to use and highly precise location finder app for emergency situations.

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Pete Davidson vs. Ariana Grande, Disney vs. Hilary Duff and Blarney vs. UMass

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Grace Sherwood and Chad Douty

March 5, 2020

Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood are finally back and here to discuss the latest music videos, Pete Davidson’s shade towards Ariana Grande and much more! They also debate whether Blarney is worth all the hype.

Ask Beccy: Cracking the spring break code

Ask Beccy: Cracking the spring break code

Rebecca Aiken, Contributor

March 3, 2020

Not sure how to get through this spring break with your S.O.? Ask Beccy can help with that.

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