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Miss Saigon serves up authentic Vietnamese cuisine

By Brendan Murphy

March 2, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

If you’ve ever wondered to yourself ‘where can I get a good pho noodle bowl?’ look no further than Miss Saigon, located in downtown Amherst. The restaurant’s signature dish boasts rice noodles, various beef cuts, bean...

Black Sheep finds support in its flock during tough economy

By Nick Bush

February 18, 2010

Filed under Archives

Many small businesses are finding lines of credit hard to come by since the recession hit the American banking sector, but the owner of the Black Sheep Deli in Amherst has taken a unique approach to raising money for renovations, and one that relies on the establishments...

Heavy fire in Presidential Apartments leaves tenants displaced

By Michelle Williams

February 9, 2010

Filed under Local News

A heavy fire broke out at the Presidential Apartments in Amherst Saturday night causing severe damage, and though no one was injured, tenants from four apartment units have been displaced since. Town firefighters responded...

Amherst to hold elections for Town Meeting positions

By Michelle Williams

January 29, 2010

Filed under Archives, Local News

Although Amherst’s demographics have more than 50 percent of residents falling between the ages of 18 and 24, this overrepresented population bloc is underrepresented in one place that counts: Amherst’s 240 Town Meeting members. This...

Newman Student Association Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

By Lisa Linsley

November 25, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

This week, more than 120 families in Amherst would have gone without a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. From Sunday, Nov. 1 through Sunday, Nov. 22, the Newman Student Association (NSA), in conjunction with the Amherst Survival...

Mediterranean Meals Made in Amherst

By Andrew Sheridan

November 17, 2009

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

There are certain foods that every American is familiar with. Whether or not you have ever eaten Peking duck, tasted genuine antipasti or learned the difference between empanadas and fajitas, the regional cooking styles behind...

Gas Station Cuisine: Great Bargains and Hidden Gems

By Brendan Murphy

November 17, 2009

Filed under Food & Drink

Just imagine: You’re driving down the road, and that little yellow light comes on signaling you’re out of gas. Finding the cheapest place to fill up may be your number one priority, but knowing the best gas station to get...

Poetic talent portrayed at Amherst Cinema

By Chelsea Whitton

October 20, 2009

Filed under Fine Arts

Amherst Cinema was center stage for three recognized poets last Thursday night. The event was presented by the University of Massachusetts Juniper Initiative for Arts and Action, the UMass Fine Arts Center and the Going Public...

Sweet Baby Lou & The Reverends of Funk

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

August 4, 2009

Filed under Archives

Sweet Baby Lou & The Reverends of Funk are a collective of University of Massachusetts students dedicated to abiding life by the gospel of the funk. The Reverends of Funk are at the very least, a weekly college radio show based out of...