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Biggest freshman class ever leads to overcrowding in dining commons

Biggest freshman class ever leads to overcrowding in dining commons

Abigail Gracie, Contributor

September 19, 2019

With a larger-than-ever incoming class, the battle for a table has begun.

Clutch campus bathrooms when you have a shy bladder

Clutch campus bathrooms when you have a shy bladder

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

September 19, 2019

A shy bladder and college life don't mix well, but finding the right bathrooms can make life a lot easier.

Shopping at Goodwill can save more than your wallet

Shopping at Goodwill can save more than your wallet

Shiloh Clark, Contributor

September 19, 2019

The effects of fast fashion on the environment are more serious than many realize; however, alternatives to retail shopping are available right down the street.

How to make a dorm feel more like home in 6 easy ways

How to make a dorm feel more like home in 6 easy ways

Alana Zeilander, Contributor

September 18, 2019

How college students can easily create a more comfortable space in their dorm that allows them to feel more at home.

The EIC Podcast: Episode 1

The EIC Podcast: Episode 1

Jonathan Kermah, Co-Editor in Chief

September 17, 2019

The Editor In Chief podcast will be published every Tuesday with a different guest. Tune in next week.

My Experience as an Off-Campus Freshman

My Experience as an Off-Campus Freshman

Emma Filev-Mihalak, Contributor

September 13, 2019

I’ve been in school for a couple of weeks now, and I’ve already experienced a few ups and downs of commuting.

App of the week for college students: UMass Bus Track

App of the week for college students: UMass Bus Track

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

September 13, 2019

A guide on how to navigate the campus on and off using the app.

Top places every UMass freshman should check out

Top places every UMass freshman should check out

Astghik Dion, Assistant Photo Editor

September 11, 2019

From cafes to top lounging areas on campus, here are just a few of the treasures UMass offers that may seen hidden upon initial arrival.

How 9/11 Shook the Newsroom

How 9/11 Shook the Newsroom

Emilee Klein and Caeli Chesin

September 11, 2019

Four journalism professors share their experiences during the terrorist attacks 18 years ago

Highlights: UMass drops home opener against Southern Illinois

Highlights: UMass drops home opener against Southern Illinois

Chase Purrington, Sports Editor

September 8, 2019

UMass Football disappoints in the home opener, falling 45-20 to Southern Illinois.

App of the week for college students: Venmo

App of the week for college students: Venmo

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

September 6, 2019

"I'll venmo you," has become another way to tell a friend "I'll pay you back."

Economy housing expands into multi-year dorms

Economy housing expands into multi-year dorms

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

August 30, 2019

Even multi-year dorms aren't safe from quad rooms.

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