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Author, poet and ex-con gives talk on criminal justice reform -

September 29, 2016

Israeli writer Ari Shavit speaks at Integrative Learning Center -

September 29, 2016

Alex DeSantis continues strong play for UMass men’s soccer as season reaches midway point -

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Andrew Ford looks to continue to lead UMass football’s torrid offensive passing attack -

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Sunset Grill and Pizza adjusts as a new restaurant in Amherst -

September 29, 2016

UMass field hockey falls 8-1 to No. 1 UConn -

September 29, 2016

Offensive-oriented practices hold high hopes for UMass women’s soccer with A-10 opener Thursday -

September 29, 2016

Hyper-stress on college campuses: a culture of high achievement leads to increased rates of mental illnesses -

September 29, 2016

Race of candidates should not affect voter turnout -

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Students share what keeps them happy during the fall -

September 29, 2016

Harvest’s millennial-pandering replacement to Chameleon Cold Brew leaves caffeine fans at a loss -

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Guide to fall 5K races and beyond -

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UMass Votes Coalition hosts voter registration event -

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Brettell presents on U.S. immigration policies -

September 28, 2016

UMass field hockey team seeks revenge against undefeated UConn -

September 28, 2016

UMass running back Marquis Young looks to build off momentum gained against Mississippi State -

September 28, 2016

UMass hockey announces captains for 2016-17 season -

September 28, 2016

Andy Isabella finds his niche within the UMass football offense -

September 28, 2016

The EpiPen Crisis: How did this happen? -

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Cymbals Eat Guitars evolve and impress on “Pretty Years” -

September 28, 2016

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.