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A beginner’s guide to beer

A beginner’s guide to beer

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Sober Shuttle provides students with safe transportation alternative

By Patrick Hoff

March 1, 2013

Each weekend, throngs of University of Massachusetts students go into town to unwind at the bars after a stressful week of classes. To ensure their safe return, the Student Government Association created the “Sober Shuttl...

Influential speaker/magician aims to change drinking policy

By Katie Landeck

September 20, 2012

Tom Schiff, the Community Health & Patient Educator for University Health Services asked about 120 University of Massachusetts students if they’d ever seen a drunk person “puking.” Almost all stood. The attendees remained...

The depressing realities of an average collegiate experience

By Isaac Himmelman

February 1, 2012

You’re hung over. Your home smells like a dive bar bathroom stall. You’re on your hands and knees wiping up glass and blood off a living room floor. If say, at 32 years old, you find yourself in this position, it may be...

When we’re young, we don’t see it coming

By Kimberly Ovitz

November 6, 2011

Consumption serves as a method of forgetting our woes. It eliminates the boundaries that our encumbered minds would not allow us to circumvent. It allows us to become caricatures of ourselves and others, taking on an exciting...

Dam controversy

By Eric Magazu

October 27, 2011

Tonight, perhaps even last night, was the start of a major partying weekend: Halloweekend. I’m sure the UMass Police are gearing up for what will be a raucous holiday. If only the administration gave us Monday off this weekend,...

Turn down the sound

By Mark McDonough

April 20, 2011

I’m not exactly sure when it became that when at a bar enjoying a drink you shouldn’t have to listen and talk to the person sitting next to you. This is a notion I am frustrated with. You go to bars to be with friends – it’s too bad the music is too loud for you to hear what they are sayin...