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Album review: Lil Pump’s self-titled debut gets old quick

Album review: Lil Pump’s self-titled debut gets old quick

Jonathan Kermah, Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Lil Pump doesn’t make music to digest and think about; he makes music to ingest and wild out to.

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Greeno Sub Shop’s Halloween series showcases student talent

Greeno Sub Shop’s Halloween series showcases student talent

Sifa Kasongo, Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Greeno Sub Shop is hosting “Spooktacular,” a three-day event to get everyone in the Halloween spirit.

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Frugal Foodie: Lime chicken, rice and vegetables

Frugal Foodie: Lime chicken, rice and vegetables

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

Doesn't everyone love Chipotle? This is a cheap and easy homemade version of a chicken burrito bowl.

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Here’s why I’m so old and in school

Here’s why I’m so old and in school

Sarah Heinonen, Contributor

October 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Voices

Those detours, with all their bumps and false starts, make up a part of who you are as a person.

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UMass senior raises money and collects resources for Puerto Rico

UMass senior raises money and collects resources for Puerto Rico

Faith Gregory, Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

UMass senior Bahati Nkera has been working tirelessly to help relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

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First annual [email protected] kicks off

First annual Sustainathon@UMass kicks off

Brian Choquet, Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

For 24 hours, students teamed up to solve sustainability issues facing UMass at the first ever [email protected]

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New York Times columnist Paul Krugman reflects on triumphs and failures of economics

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman reflects on triumphs and failures of economics

Bryan Bowman, Senior Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman delivered the annual Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture in the Mullins Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Thursday evening.

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Frugal Foodie: Stuffed peppers

Frugal Foodie: Stuffed peppers

Mackenzie Webb, Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Stuffed peppers are a great way to use leftovers in the fridge, because you can really throw anything into the filling and it will taste good. Pretty much any leftover rice, vegetables or sauces can be used up in this recipe.

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UMass officials identify driver who struck pedestrian on Eastman Lane

UMass officials identify driver who struck pedestrian on Eastman Lane

Morgan Hughes, Campus News Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Just days after a university-wide email about the dangers of solar glare, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Eastman Lane, and police believe solar glare played a part.

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UMass alumni reunite for Homecoming Weekend, almost 30 years later

UMass alumni reunite for Homecoming Weekend, almost 30 years later

Sifa Kasongo, Contributor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase

They met in Southwest in 1985, graduated in 1989 and some even have kids who go to UMass. Still, they continue to get together frequently almost 30 years after graduating.

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3,000 miles away: UMass student from California speaks about wildfire devastation

3,000 miles away: UMass student from California speaks about wildfire devastation

Michael Connors, Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase

UMass sophomore Anthony Newman tells us what it's like having loved ones in Northern Calif., which is fighting severe wildfires.

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Free Keys project brings painted pianos to campus

Free Keys project brings painted pianos to campus

Jordan Allen, Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Free Keys Project is bringing music and visual art to the University of Massachusetts campus.

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