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Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Top five: Cute date spots at UMass

Isabel Fowler and Brian Choquet

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Relationships, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

Stop watching Netflix and try out these hidden gems for your next UMass date.

Top five: Halloween movies for people who hate Halloween

Top five: Halloween movies for people who hate Halloween

Barbara Talagan, Writer

October 30, 2018


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

If you don’t particularly enjoy the spooky season, here are a few movies that you or any other Halloween grinch would enjoy.

Top five classic Halloween costumes

Top five classic Halloween costumes

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five, Uncategorized

Open your wardrobe and close your wallet. Rock these classic costumes without spending a dime.

Five tips for new students

Five tips for new students

Faith Cardoza, Contributor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

If you follow these tips, you’ll be far more prepared than the average new student.

Five must-have apps for UMass students

Five must-have apps for UMass students

Henry Brechter, Special Projects Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Top Five

If you go to UMass and own a smartphone, download these apps or be left in the dust.

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Top five: Northampton cafes for a sweeter coffee break

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Food/Health, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

Break out of the college-town bubble and try these great Northampton cafes.

Spring checklist: Pioneer Valley edition

Spring checklist: Pioneer Valley edition

Priya Bikkani, Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Around the Valley, Lifestyle, Showcase, Student Life, Top Five

Everyone needs a study break once and a while. Here are some great local places to check out this spring to help you unwind!

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.

Top 5: A traveler’s Christmas

Top 5: A traveler’s Christmas

Isabel Fowler, Amherst Wire Contributor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Top Five, Travel, Uncategorized

With the holiday season approaching and finals coming to an end, everyone is ready for favorite seasonal traditions: making gingerbread houses, decorating the tree, visiting family and opening gifts on Christmas morning. However, some of us are packing our bags and preparing for a few months away in a strange, new place.

Top Five: Affordable Valentine’s Day dates

Top Five: Affordable Valentine’s Day dates

Shayla Costa, Contributor

February 11, 2017


Filed under Around the Valley, Lifestyle, Showcase, Top Five

Since Valentine’s Day happens to be on a Tuesday, you know what that means — “$5 Tuesday!” Finally, you and your date will get to see Fifty Shades Darker or the Lego Batman Movie for only $10.

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