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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

App of the week: What3words

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

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

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.

How to practice mindfulness while cooking

How to practice mindfulness while cooking

Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

March 3, 2020

Practicing mindfulness is all the rage these days. But did you know you can be mindful even while cooking?

Blurring the lines: Why Brazil’s growing relationship with the U.S is troubling

Blurring the lines: Why Brazil’s growing relationship with the U.S is troubling

Drew Sullivan, Writer

February 27, 2020

While some may write this off as paranoid and speculative, the USA's backing of Brazil's 20-year dictatorship, which resulted in the torture, murder, and illegal arrest of thousands, is all the historical justification I need to be concerned.

Reviewing the “Tati Beauty Textured Neutrals Vol. 1” palette

Reviewing the “Tati Beauty Textured Neutrals Vol. 1” palette

Sophia Torres, Writer

February 25, 2020

Tati Westbrook's eyeshadow palette is the perfect way to create versatile makeup looks.

Beating the winter skin blues

Beating the winter skin blues

Erin Hunter, Contributor

February 19, 2020

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

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