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Tips for Cooking in a Communal Kitchen

Tips for Cooking in a Communal Kitchen

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

March 11, 2019


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

Don't let living in a dorm stop you from achieving your culinary potential

The Divided World of the UMass Student Government Association

The Divided World of the UMass Student Government Association

Katherine Scott, Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Current Affairs, Politics, Showcase, Student Life

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Government Associations has become the center of criticism over the past few months as the organization seemingly falls apart from within. As the student body at large pokes fun at the “dramatic” world of student politics though, the members within the organization are facing the real consequences of polarizing politics.

How to pack for spring break

How to pack for spring break

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel

Here are some tips for those preparing to travel this spring break – happy packing!

Amherst braces for Blarney Weekend

Amherst braces for Blarney Weekend

Henry Brechter and Amelia Marceau

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus, Current Affairs, Showcase, Student Life

With all the security measures in place on and around the UMass campus, this year's Blarney will most likely be safer than your average Saturday in Amherst.

Riders, drivers react to PVTA changes

Riders, drivers react to PVTA changes

Katherine Scott, Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Around the Valley, Campus, Showcase, Student Life

The sudden PVTA schedule changes that occurred last semester took a toll on students and student drivers.

The Haunting of Mary Lyon

The Haunting of Mary Lyon

Zach Boisvert, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Investigative, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

Everyone loves a good ghost story or urban legend, especially when it hits close to home.

In pictures: Sita Haran, A Dance Drama

In pictures: Sita Haran, A Dance Drama

Sifa Kasongo, Managing Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

If you missed the showing of Sita Haran by the Indian Classical Arts Society, take a look at these pictures.

The struggles of being on one of the cheapest meal plan

The struggles of being on one of the cheapest meal plan

Sifa Kasongo, Managing Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Food/Health, In-Depth, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life

The fear of losing my YCMPs consumed me so much that I ended up conserving more than I had to.

Student Union detours and renovation get mixed reactions

Student Union detours and renovation get mixed reactions

Abigail Gracie, Contributor

February 16, 2019


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

After a chilly first few weeks, students have mixed feelings on the detours around the Student Union.

Top 5: Ways to manage stress this semester

Top 5: Ways to manage stress this semester

Melanie Grados, Contributor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

Feeling stressed? Here are five ways to make your spring semester a little easier.

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