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Falling for February fashion

Falling for February fashion

Chanel Connor, Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

Enjoy the following fashion tips on how to stay cozy, festive and stylish this February while winter drags on.

The beauty in fabric: Headwrapping tutorials celebrating Black History Month hosted by UMass SoCA, iMOSÉ, AACE

The beauty in fabric: Headwrapping tutorials celebrating Black History Month hosted by UMass SoCA, iMOSÉ, AACE

Brian Choquet, Photo Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Fashion, Showcase, Student Life

“We really wanted to kick [Black History Month] off with something that was central to the black community but could also fit in line with our mission, which is to spread the influence of the Caribbean,” said SoCA President and UMass junior Cassandra Georges.

Do you need money to please your honey?

Do you need money to please your honey?

Chanel Connor, Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

You can do better than the annual mid-February retail scam. Try some of the love language methods besides just gift giving, and transform any mundane day into an affectionate celebration!

Top 5: Movies to watch this Valentine’s Day

Top 5: Movies to watch this Valentine’s Day

Priya Bikkani and Kelly Palacios

February 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

Valentine's Day is a time for everyone to indulge in their sentimental sides, and what better way than through movies?

Migos “Culture II” album review: It’s deja vu with “Culture II”

Migos “Culture II” album review: It’s deja vu with “Culture II”

Jack Hamm, Contributor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

You might need a break from the Migos after the album's nearly two-hour runtime, but there are tracks and trends that will last a whole lot longer.

Getting involved: How to run for election with the UMass SGA

Getting involved: How to run for election with the UMass SGA

Elissa Borden, Campus News Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Thinking about running in the Student Government Association election this semester? Here's a guide on how to get started.

The importance of language and value: Panel speaks following the screening of “Talking Black in America”

The importance of language and value: Panel speaks following the screening of “Talking Black in America”

Caeli Chesin, Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Uncategorized

“There’s so many ways of communication. It’s about power and systematic oppression,” said Carlos McBride, an audience member at the screening of "Talking Black in America."

Riots and regulations: Super Bowl LII calls for stricter regulations on campus

Riots and regulations: Super Bowl LII calls for stricter regulations on campus

Courtney Murtagh and Danielle Lipiec

February 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Despite stricter regulations and a lack of poles to ascend, students and faculty are certain that UMass residents will enjoy watching and hopefully winning the big game.

Four years, three Super Bowls

Four years, three Super Bowls

Jill Webb, Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Sports

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Class of 2018 has felt a mix of joy and pain during the New England Patriots domination of the Super Bowl throughout their time at school.

The art of the changeover

The art of the changeover

Liam Flaherty, Contributor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

Have you ever considered how different UMass sports teams could possibly all play under one roof? A lot more goes into it than you may have thought.

UMass student charged with three counts of rape, released from jail

UMass student charged with three counts of rape, released from jail

Courtney Murtagh, Assistant Campus News Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Ryder Chilcoff, 21, is allegedly connected to an incident that occurred in John Quincy Adams residence hall on Dec. 9, 2017.

10 shows to binge watch during winter break

10 shows to binge watch during winter break

Sifa Kasongo, Contributor

December 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Top Five, TV/Movies

These 10 shows might not be as popular as "Game of Thrones" or "Stranger Things," but they're definitely worth checking out.

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