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Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 13, 2017

Makar, Ferraro off to Ontario to compete for Team Canada’s World Junior hockey team -

December 12, 2017

Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

December 12, 2017

Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

December 12, 2017

Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

December 12, 2017

GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

December 12, 2017

Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

December 12, 2017

Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

December 12, 2017

Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

December 12, 2017

When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

December 12, 2017

A snapshot of my college experience -

December 12, 2017

Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

December 12, 2017

Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

December 12, 2017

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

December 12, 2017

Some of my favorite everyday brands -

December 12, 2017

Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

December 11, 2017

Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

December 11, 2017

Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

December 11, 2017

‘Growing Cannabis On the Farm’ event held at Hampshire College -

December 11, 2017

UMass women’s basketball defeats Saint Peter’s for third straight win -

December 11, 2017

Let them eat soup: French fare for the masses in Amherst

Perched along North Pleasant Street in the center of Amherst, Chez Albert is a veritable jewel of a restaurant. While the menu is pricey, the quality is superb and will surely leave your taste buds tingling.

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Easy bread pudding dessert recipe for fall

With so many leftovers and very little time to put effort into cooking, how does a busy student prepare for a date, a surprise visit from mom and dad, or a special dinner? Here’s a recipe for a great dessert: bagel bread pudding.

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How to slap together a perfect pancake holiday

Sunday, Sept. 26 may seem like any other day, but, in fact, it marks one of the greatest – and least known – holidays, National Pancake Day. The special occasion is an ode to all those who love breakfast. So put your bacon, eggs and cheese away, and go get some pancake ingredients.

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La Veracruzana serves up fresh, authentic Mexican food

La Veracruzana is among the most popular restaurants in the area. Their menu features a wide variety of delicious tacos using fresh ingredients as well as other classic Mexican dishes and drinks. The restaurant also has a salsa bar and boasts some of the best salsa in the area.

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Local Creperie a sweet success

The Amherst Creperie, founded by UMass Amherst alum Greg Varypatakis, caters to a varitey of tastes and remains affordable to the average college student with crepes starting at just $2.95.

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Ten delicious, easy shots even a college student can afford

It’s Friday night. The bars are packed and you’re not in the mood to wait outside for your turn to get in and get your drink on. Fear not. Collegian writers Leslie Rosenfield and Kate Evans have compiled a comprehensive list of 10 east-to-make shots using minimal ingredients.

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Walking on the Fresh Side: A look at quirky Thai in Amherst

Jess Watsky breaks down an enjoyable night of eating at the Fresh Side restaurant in Amherst.

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Southern Tier Brewery’s IPA top among local beer

Andrew Sheridan reviews breweries around the area and awards the Southern Tier Brewery’s Oak-Aged IPA as the top pick.

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Let them eat soup: French fare for the masses in Amherst

Perched atop North Pleasant Street in the center of Amherst is a veritable jewel of a restaurant. It is inconspicuous in its architecture, sandwiched between stores, allowing its prestige and clientele to speak for it. That restaurant is Chez Albert, a Parisian bistro in the middle of western Massachusetts.

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Local Food Movement Going Strong In Amherst, Hadley, NoHo

With the local food movement in full swing across the country, Amherst and its surrounding towns are full of eateries and grocery stores ready to satisfy your needs for fresh food produced in the tastiest fashions.

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Celebrate the right way with sparkling wine

Sparkling wine, more commonly known as champagne, is a staple beverage at any celebration. With graduation quickly approaching, use this guide to pick the best champagne for your celebration.

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Chill out with seasonal summer beers

Summer is a happy time for beer lovers. It’s when brewers sell their seasonal summer beers, often infused with fruit and citrus flavors. Here, Collegian staff writer Andrew Sheridan gives an easy guide to the best of the best summer brews.

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The great chicken parmesan showdown

You’ve seen their ads on dorm bulletin boards. You’ve had their menues shoved under your door. Now, pick which place has the best chicken parmesan in town based on the most important dimensions: serving size, flavor, and price.

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Wicked cheesy: Ring in U.S. Grilled Cheese month in good taste

Spring semester is coming to an end, and for many, that means two things: One, finals week is coming at you like a freight train, and two, you have already spent your entire food budget for the semester on beer. How can one find the time and the money to study on a full stomach during these stressful times? Fret not, hungry student, because April happens to be the official U.S. Grilled Cheese Month.

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Eat your way to a greener you

With local farmers’ markets rising in numbers, it is becoming easier than ever to buy locally-grown produce. In doing so, you are helping out your local economy as well as the environment. Supermarkets are also joining the organic movement as they begin to stock their shelves with organic alternatives.

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‘Ganja sizzles despite rain

Amherst Common once again played host to the annual cannabis celebration known as Extravaganja on Saturday. For the 19th consecutive year, the common was flooded with people, unwashed masses milling, moving and dancing under a thick haze of marijuana smoke.

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La Piazza Pizza serves up great food, great values

La Piazza Pizza has reinvented the $5 footlong. Gone are the days of generic breads and cheeses. Paper-thin meats packed into everyday sandwiches are in the past. This pizza place serves up heaping hot chicken, eggplant, or meatball parms for the uber-affordable price of $4.99 – the same value that another unnamed sub shop uses as their claim to fame.

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Tempranillo wine a flavorful bouquet

Wine connoiseur and Collegian staffer Matthew Harrison samples two Tempranillo wines to find that their flavors are many and enjoyable.

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Healthy Cooking: Simplified

Cooking an enjoyable meal every night for yourself can be a daunting task, and making it a healthy meal can make the difficult seem downright impossible. You’re strapped for time, you don’t want to spend a fortune. You want something that will taste good enough to be worth the effort without making you gain 10 pounds just by looking at it. Against those odds you might feel like giving up and trying for something more attainable, like turning dust into gold or blowing up the sun.

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A Scotch-lovers guide to whisky

Scotch is defined as any whisky made in Scotland. By law, it must be made from barley, distilled in Scotland, contain less than 94.8 percent alcohol, aged in oak barrels in Scotland for a minimum of three years and bottled at no less than 40 percent alcohol by volume.

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