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How to pack for spring break

How to pack for spring break

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

March 7, 2019

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

A day in Madrid

A day in Madrid

Isabel Fowler, Lifestyle Editor

February 13, 2019

Whether you're studying abroad or simply traveling, add these things to you to-do list when you go to Madrid.

Colors of India

Colors of India

Isha Mahajan, Contributor

February 6, 2019

India is a vibrant country. Here is the significance behind some of its colorful hues.

Mumbai: a city of dreamers

Mumbai: a city of dreamers

Isha Mahajan, Contributor

January 25, 2019

A UMass student shares her impression of Mumbai, India after completing a summer internship.

Portland, Maine: A winter wonderland

Portland, Maine: A winter wonderland

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

December 16, 2018

"The way life should be," Maine's state motto, extends to the wonderful weekend escape Portland has waiting for you.

A Brazilian Christmas

A Brazilian Christmas

Gabby Campos, Contributor

December 16, 2018

A white Christmas may be nice, but a tropical Brazilian Natal is filled with vibrant traditions that can be celebrated anywhere.

A weekend getaway in Quebec City

A weekend getaway in Quebec City

Emma Sammuli, Contributor

October 18, 2018

Winter is coming. Take a trip up north and admire this fall wonder before it turns to snow.

Everything you need to know about the political crisis in Barcelona

Everything you need to know about the political crisis in Barcelona

Jordan Reisman, Contributor

October 6, 2018

Is there still an ongoing conflict in Barcelona? Yes. Should you stay home to avoid it? No. What you can do, though, is educate yourself.

Take a hike: Admire fall foliage from Mount Holyoke summit

Take a hike: Admire fall foliage from Mount Holyoke summit

Nicole DeFeudis, Co-Editor in Chief

October 3, 2018

From the peak, the University of Massachusetts W. E. B. Du Bois library appeared to be the size of a Tic Tac.

Palestinian students find peace in Amherst, but home is never far from their minds

Palestinian students find peace in Amherst, but home is never far from their minds

Sifa Kasongo, Editor

September 15, 2018

Two young women explain how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict affects their lives every day.

I forgot my native language, so I learned it again

I forgot my native language, so I learned it again

Sifa Kasongo, Writer

May 3, 2018

Everything I’ve done so far has contributed to me getting where I am with my French today, but I think the one thing that really moved me to the next level was studying abroad.

Promising potential of the Pioneer Valley in the viticulture world: What makes Western Mass. grapes special

Jack Hamm, Writer

April 13, 2018

No longer do you need to travel for a fantastic glass of wine. Experts Ian Modestow and Elsa Petit elaborate on the promising potential of Western Massachusetts' burgeoning wine industry.

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