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UMass women’s basketball falls to North Dakota 82-52 -

November 22, 2017

Home-and-home with Quinnipiac up next for UMass hockey -

November 22, 2017

Carl Pierre’s breakout performance helps UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 22, 2017

Pipkins’ double-double leads UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 21, 2017

Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

10 DC foods that will expand your waistline

The Dining Commons may be a dangerous place for students hoping to stick to their regular belt notch.

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Judie’s restaurant provides variety

Collegian columnist Garth Brody reviews Judie’s restaurant in Amherst.

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‘Triple B’ restaurant offers killer burgers, breakfast, burritos combo

Officially known as the Marketplace Café, ‘Triple B’ provides a tasty on-campus alternative to the Blue Wall.

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A smoothie when it’s snowy

Living in a freezer over winter break prevents one from enjoying some of the finer things in life. For instance, the smoothie – a healthy, tasty and refreshing liquid snack for when the weather gets warmer. Those heavenly textured, fruity delights have the ability to brighten even the murkiest of days. Smoothies are a delicious way to get daily servings of fruits and vegetables, and they’re quick, easy and convenient to make for even the most culinary-challenged college student. Don’t forget the tiny umbrellas. The Smarten Up Smoothie This smoothie is perfect for a study break. Mix one cup frozen…

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Gluten-free gems in the Amherst area

People seeking food without gluten have several options at hand in the area.

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Seasonal Desserts to Warm You Up

January weather is finally consistent with the recent snow fall and drastic drops in usually-bearable temperatures. People commonly try to counteract these uncomfortable barometric changes by wearing several sweatshirts, chugging hot cocoa or cranking the heat. College students, on the other hand, cannot always afford emptying out their bank accounts for Western Mass Electric’s heat bill. Others grow tired of drinking powder hot chocolate and water, as the mix often sticks together in a gooey hunk at the bottom of the mug and leaves a pathetic, watery chocolate residue remaining. Instead of suffocating by piling three UMass hoodies on top…

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Taste the Mediterranean in Amherst

Mediterranean and Persian restaurant Moti, though not a typical experience, is one that should be given a chance.

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La Veracruzana offers authentic Mexican

Despite some flaws, La Veracruzana’s Mexican food is a good choice for food.

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Foods to eat during finals that improve brain function

Students are often rushed during exam periods and grab whatever is cheap or quick, but studies show that this method is only hurting their health. Read on to learn what foods help the brain function to its full potential.

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Seasonal holiday cocktails minimize end of semester woes

Columnist Ashley Berger carefully crafted a list of alcoholic beverages to get in the holiday spirit while relieving final exam stress.

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Give thanks with these Thanksgiving recipes

Spruce up your Turkey Day dinners with some seasonal cocktails and mixers.

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Nine ways to spice up traditional ramen noodles

Ramen noodles are certainly cheap, but eating the easy-to-cook packaged food can get boring quickly. Try adding unique ingredients such as eggs, caramel and even Jell-o for a new twist.

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Seasonal specialties provide comfort

As the holidays approach, these seasonal favorites have returned to ease students’ crazed minds.

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Drinks to keep you warm this winter

These creative cocktails will produce a fuzzy, warm feeling on even the coldest of nights.

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The overly busy bird misses the worm

Students too busy to eat breakfast in the morning are proven to be
more restless, fatigued and cranky. Eating a healthy breakfast each
morning provides students with energy and a sense of euphoria that
foregoing the meal would not.

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Creepy Cocktails

In addition to the unusual costumes, close friends and spooky ghost stories, Halloween is still incomplete without alcohol. The upcoming weekend-long holiday spook-tacular won’t be done proper justice with bland mixings such as Rubinoff and Diet Coke. Impress friends on Hollow’s Eve with unique and tasty festive beverages. Black Martini This martini will scare any black cat away with its inevitable hair-raising effect. Mix three and one-half ounces of gin or vodka with one-half ounce of blackberry brandy or a black raspberry liqueur, like Chambord. For an even darker drink, make this martini with Blavod black colored vodka. Green Ghoul…

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Spook-tastic seasonal drink special effects

Our resident beverage technician Ashley Berger shares a few simple tips on how to create fun special effects for your drinks this Halloween weekend.

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How to prepare perilously perfect punches

Find bowls of blood and more in this rundown of tasty punch creations. Mix one up and wait for the guests to roll in; your Halloween party will pack a wallop.

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How to heal that hangover

After a long night of partying, the effects from a hangover can be difficult to deal with, but are made easy with these solutions.

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Give it a shot

Get creative at the bar or at home with these tantalizing shots.

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