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Tips to get you on your way to healthier eating habits

Tips to get you on your way to healthier eating habits

By Nicholas Remillard

November 8, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Fitness, Food & Drink, Headlines, Health&Wellness, Scrolling Headlines

I hear many people talk about how they should eat healthier, get up off their couch and go to the gym. It’s commonly said that being ‘healthy’ is a ‘good’ thing, but why? When I go to eat at dining hall with someone new, or even some of my friends, they often comment on the healthy mix of foods...

Best home remedies to ward off and soothe seasonal sickness

Best home remedies to ward off and soothe seasonal sickness

By Nadia Raytselis

November 7, 2017


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It’s that time of year; the leaves have started tumbling off the trees and the air has a bit of a bite to it. And with the cold weather comes more time spent indoors, in close contact with other people—a perfect environment for germs to spread. Yes, there are some perks to the colder weather:...

Drinking to freedom, one latte at a time

Drinking to freedom, one latte at a time

By Chelsea White

November 7, 2017


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Between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., dozens of students, faculty and community members from the University of Massachusetts walk through the back doors of the First Baptist Church into a quaint café. The church, located on the southeastern part of campus, was renovated just this year as a p...

Julien Baker bottles lighting again with ‘Turn Out the Lights’

Julien Baker bottles lighting again with ‘Turn Out the Lights’

By Matt Leonard

November 6, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Arts & Living Blogs, Entertainment, Music, Music, Scrolling Headlines

Julien Baker's sophomore album “Turn Out the Lights” is an emotional, intimate collection of music that builds upon her celebrated debut from 2015. Baker was picked up by Matador Records for “Turn Out the Lights,” and the more involved production has allowed her to find a stronger creative ...

Music of ‘Mindhunter’: A case study

Music of ‘Mindhunter’: A case study

By Edward Clifford

November 6, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Arts & Living Blogs, Culture, Entertainment, Movies and Television, Music, Music, Scrolling Headlines, Television

What are the first words that come to mind when you think of the new hit television show “Mindhunter”? Serial killer? Disturbing? Intriguing? How about ‘soundtrack’? Arguably just as important as complex characters or thrilling action sequences, the soundtrack of a television show (or film)...

‘1922’ emphasizes the dread of guilt and consequence

‘1922’ emphasizes the dread of guilt and consequence

By Rachel Walman

November 1, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Movies, Scrolling Headlines, Television

In a deep, gravelly drawl that sounds like it was taken straight out of a mid-60s western, Wilfred James (Thomas Jane) narrates over an image of his young son taking a truck out through the cornfields, re-adjusting his hat in the heat and fanning his tanned and weathered face. He proclaims, “In 1...

‘Happy Death Day’ a slasher love letter saturated in absurdity

‘Happy Death Day’ a slasher love letter saturated in absurdity

By Daniel Monahan

November 1, 2017


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Mimicking the time loop trope popularized by “Groundhog Day” in 1993, “Happy Death Day” proves to be an entertaining addition to the lineup of releases by Blumhouse Productions this year. Reminiscent of (and deeply in love with) the teen slasher movies of the 1990s and early 2000s, the film often revels i...

A glimpse into the future from the 2017 Tokyo Auto Show

A glimpse into the future from the 2017 Tokyo Auto Show

By Anthony Sophinos

October 31, 2017


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The Tokyo Auto Show never fails to showcase the automotive future as perceived by the Japanese automakers; 2017 was no different. Is the future of the horseless carriage looking grim as autonomous technology marches closer to mainstream production—or is there still hope for the enthusiast who wou...

What type of exercise is right for you?

What type of exercise is right for you?

By Nicholas Remillard

October 31, 2017


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For anyone who is beginning to work out or has been for a while, you are probably aware that there are different kinds of workouts. For example, you can do a cardio workout, a strength training workout, a bodybuilding workout or a calisthenics workout. Each type of workout will force a different kind of ...

‘The Glass Castle’ book review

‘The Glass Castle’ book review

By Gina Lopez

October 30, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Headlines, Scrolling Headlines, Words

There’s something about reading a book aloud that makes it ever the more memorable, and Jeannette Walls’ painfully lyrical memoir, “The Glass Castle,” reiterates this feeling further. With every dog-eared page and re-recited passage, I came to understand each individual character within Walls’ narrati...

Fashion meets faith with Chelsea White

Fashion meets faith with Chelsea White

By Cynthia Ntinunu

October 30, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Fashion, Scrolling Headlines

We come to you this week with a very special guest on UMass Style Watch. Not only does she have her own blog, but it stands out from the crowd in a saturated market, with Christianity at its center. Senior communication and journalism major Chelsea White incorporates fashion with her faith in anindividualized...

King Krule’s ‘The Ooz’ sinks you into an immersive experience

King Krule’s ‘The Ooz’ sinks you into an immersive experience

By Michael Hanson

October 29, 2017


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This record has a lot of development compared to King Krule’s first album, “6 Feet Beneath the Moon,” or at the very least, this sophomore album includes many fresh sounds. “The OOZ” by popular regard is an immersive listen. Stay close, listen close and you’ll hear it: creative guitar ...