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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.

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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.

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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!

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Don’t pet her, she’s working

Don’t pet her, she’s working

Jill Webb, Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life

UMass Amherst students taking Service Dog Training know that training a service dog means a lot more than just gaining a new furry friend.

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W.E.B. Du Bois Library hosts third annual Tower Run

W.E.B. Du Bois Library hosts third annual Tower Run

Amanda Levenson, Video Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, WireTV

The third annual Tower Run took place the evening of Nov. 16. It challenged participants to run the 440 steps of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, from the lower level to floor 26, during assigned time slots.

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Why I quit Instagram

Why I quit Instagram

Chanel Connor, Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

With finals around the corner, consider deactivating your social media accounts this holiday season.

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“Penn Face”: The ugly truth about mental health on college campuses

“Penn Face”: The ugly truth about mental health on college campuses

Harry Ortof, Contributer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, Voices

What needs to change so that administrators and students alike can recognize when someone is depressed or suicidal?

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Top 5: Ways to live your best life during finals

Top 5: Ways to live your best life during finals

Alexandra Pigeon, Co-editor in Chief

December 12, 2017


Filed under Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

If you want to come out of finals week with your sanity still intact and grades you’re happy with, it’s important to make self-care a priority.

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