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The accessibility of the hot pot

By Elise Martorano

April 3, 2013

College students are notorious for their laziness.  Likewise, they are also notorious for their insatiable desire (nay, necessity) for food—quick, delicious food.  Often, college students don’t have access to the resources that let them cook real macaroni and cheese, or hot chocolate...

“Spring Breakers” certain to divide audiences

By Jonathan Smith

April 1, 2013

Every year, thousands of college students in America embark on the ritualistic trip known as spring break, often migrating south to Florida and even into Mexico in search of things like sun, sex and parties. In recent years, spring break has been maligned as nothing more than an...

Capitalism Failed Our Generation

By Mike Tudoreanu

September 14, 2012

Are you one of the many new first year students at the University of Massachusetts, or another college in the Pioneer Valley? If so, welcome! There is something I need to tell you, something college presidents do not want you...

5 ways to have fun without breaking the bank

By Steffi Porter

April 10, 2012

The best things in life may be free, but the majority of fun pastimes for college students rarely are. While shopping, going to the movies, eating dinner out or going to a bar or a coffee shop may be a blast, doing so e...

English degrees are far more useful than one would think

By Jeff Bagdigian

April 10, 2012

Too long have English majors suffered witless jokes about coffee shops and career options; too long have they endured ridicule from the likes of engineering and chemistry majors. “You’re an English major, you say? Can I have s...

Letters to the editor

By Staff

April 5, 2012

Dear Editor, Respect is an important quality I feel many students are lacking today. I am often ashamed of the damage done to both ourselves and the Amherst community by University of Massachusetts students: fires, theft, public...

“I think I’ll go to Boston…”

By Kate MacDonald

May 3, 2010

There is a reason that Boston is called “The Hub.” It is a great cultural haven, where American culture and patriotism began. There is an abundance of activities to take part in during the summer. However, for college students...