Scrolling Headlines:

Caleb Womack rape trial to begin Monday -

November 29, 2015

UMass hockey drops 4-1 decision against No. 3 Quinnipiac Friday night -

November 28, 2015

UMass women’s basketball routed by Colorado 90-63 Friday night -

November 28, 2015

UMass football closes book on 2015 season with win over Buffalo -

November 27, 2015

UMass hockey to face off against No. 3 Quinnipiac this weekend -

November 27, 2015

UMass men’s basketball drops first game of season to Creighton in MGM Grand Main Event finals -

November 26, 2015

UMass football prepares for final regular season game against Buffalo Friday -

November 25, 2015

UMass men’s basketball continues hot shooting in rout of Clemson Monday night -

November 24, 2015

SGA votes down letter opposing Baker’s statements on refugees -

November 24, 2015

IPO reaches out to local families to host international students for Thanksgiving -

November 24, 2015

Amherst Police Log: Nov. 20-22 -

November 24, 2015

Local Pioneer Valley food banks aim to fight hunger -

November 24, 2015

UMass club sports present petition alleging lack of resources, communication from athletic department -

November 24, 2015

UMass women’s basketball looks to get back on track in Omni Hotels Classic -

November 24, 2015

An inside look at the UMass club baseball team -

November 24, 2015

UMass men’s swimming proves victorious in Terrier Invitational, Minutewomen finish fourth -

November 24, 2015

The benefits of meditation -

November 24, 2015

Letter to the editor: Students for Justice in Palestine respond to a previous op-ed -

November 24, 2015

In wake of Paris attacks, US should not ditch compassion -

November 24, 2015

Student makes UMass history as first to perform mainstage production in wheelchair -

November 24, 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


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


Winter-themed mixed drinks

Ballast Point Victory at Sea Imperial Porter


Emily Brightman reviews Ballast Point’s Victory at Sea.

Emily’s winter beer-swilling guide


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.