February 27, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Report: UMass continues search for new athletic director, DeFilippo not an option -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UPDATE: Police to charge UMass football player with two counts of aggravated assault and battery -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Students for Justice in Palestine, administration react to inflammatory posters -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UMass falls short, lacks energy in 82-71 loss to Saint Joseph’s -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Drake’s surprise mixtape yields few surprises -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Potential shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security offers chance for Republican legislature to learn from its mistakes -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Winless UMass faces Brown -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Jose Gonzalez returns with graceful “Vestiges & Claws” -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

SGA to host Women’s Leadership Symposium -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UMass women’s basketball finishes road schedule with matchup against Dayton -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Keystone XL pipeline sparks pollution awareness -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Dartmouth and Fordham to start stretch of key games for Minutewomen -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

DeAndre Bembry has career day in win over UMass -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Discussion on Palestine incorporates history as well as recent posters targeting SJP -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UMass set for season finale in Connecticut -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Imagine Dragons deliver nothing but “Smoke & Mirrors” on their second album. -

Thursday, February 26, 2015

UMass student files federal civil rights lawsuit against Amherst police officers after ‘Blarney’ arrest -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

SGA spring elections campaigns kick off -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

UMass must contain Bembry in rematch with St. Joe’s -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Chaz Williams returns from his stint overseas, signs contract with Maine Red Claws -

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Brewed of the Gods – Dogfish Head Theobroma

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Dogfish Head’s Theobroma Ale is a celebration of both the flavor of chocolate and its proverbially mystical qualities from the folklore of bygone eras.

Port Brewing Hot Rocks Lager: Good for a lager

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Emily Brightman reviews Port Brewing Company’s Hot Rocks Lager in her weekly beer column.

Cambridge Brewing Company’s Audacity of Hops

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“Audacity of Hops” brings forth a complex flavor that in itself makes it worth mentioning.

For those about to bock: BBC Maibock Lager

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BBC Maibock Lager proves to be unlike many of its own kind.

Creme Brulee for the budget-conscious

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Emily Brightman reviews Southern Tier Brewing Company’s Creme Brulee Stout.

Tips to avoid ‘Blarney Hangover’

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Emily Brightman provides some tips for drinking responsibly and still having fun this weekend.

Great Divide Old Ruffian just the right amount of rowdy

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Emily Brightman reviews Great Divide Old Ruffian beer, finding it intense but tasty.

Getting weird with the Beard

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Emily Brightman reviews beer brewed from yeast found in a man’s beard.

Go ahead, indulge yourself

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The many health benefits of chocolate.

Founder’s Breakfast Stout: Don’t drink this for breakfast

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Emily Brightman reviews Founder’s Breakfast Stout.

Unibroue’s La Fin du Monde Tripel Ale goes 15th century on your taste buds

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Unibroue’s La Fin du Monde Tripel Ale goes 15th century on your taste buds

Hot cocktails for the cold season

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Winter-themed mixed drinks

Ballast Point Victory at Sea Imperial Porter

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Emily Brightman reviews Ballast Point’s Victory at Sea.

Emily’s winter beer-swilling guide

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Emily Brightman reviews and recommends her favorite winter brews for a cold winter’s night

Frailty, thy name is fruitcake

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Practical uses for your favorite holiday confection

Victory DirtWolf Double IPA provides tasty experience

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The Victory Brewing Company’s DirtWolf Double IPA packs a flavorful punch.

The pun’s the fun with Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Porter

Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Porter has hints of chocolate and caramel that will make beer enthusiasts pleased.

Easy tips to avoid the flu

Simple tasks like washing your hands and sleeping eight hours can help you avoid getting sick during the cold, winter months.

Candia Road Brewing Company – Lotus Eater Double IPA

The Lotus Eater Double IPA lacks the flavor desired in an IPA.

Lou Reed: The Last Rock Rebel

Music revolutionary Lou Reed passed away last week, but not without leaving his mark on rock and roll history.