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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

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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

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

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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.

Penny For Your Thoughts: Monogamy, polyamory and the importance of grades

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Deirdre Carberry and Elena Babson

February 13, 2020

Deirdre and Elena discuss the history and misconceptions of non-monogamy and polyamory. They give their personal thoughts on the topics and finish up with a discussion on the importance of grades.

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.

Brent Faiyaz, “F*** The World”

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Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

February 13, 2020

“F*** The World” dropped on Feb. 7, and for the first time, it felt like it wasn’t merely his diehard fans listening. It was blatantly obvious Faiyaz has now completely submerged in the limelight, and there is no going back.

In defense of the comment section

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Drew Sullivan, Contributor

February 11, 2020

In today's ever-evolving digital media landscape, the comment section has become somewhat omnipresent. While some regard it as the great public commons, many others consider it The Wild West of the Internet, where one can find intelligent rebuttals, vitriolic attacks, and irrelevant conjecture.

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.

Entertainment’s Weekly Spin with Joji, Che Ecru, Lil Keed and more

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Amherst Wire Staff

February 11, 2020

With more music being released than ever before, Amherst Wire’s Entertainment team keeps you posted with some of their favorite tracks of the week.

Is Saturday Night Live culturally dead in the water?

Is Saturday Night Live culturally dead in the water?

Shiloh Clark, Contributor

February 5, 2020

The variety show has had several instances of jokes being criticized by the general public, but in recent years the question of whether or not the comedy of SNL is culturally relevant has been raised. 

TransAtlantic Soccer Podcast: Preview to the transfer window

TransAtlantic Soccer Podcast: Preview to the transfer window

Alejandro Winsor and Jacob Robson

February 3, 2020

In Episode 6 of the TransAtlantic Soccer Podcast, Alejandro and Jake catch up on the major soccer news that happened over the Winter break, pay tribute to Kobe Bryant and make their Champions League predictions.

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