(co-authored by Marie MacCune, Matthew Hlady, and Hannah Depin)
It's Finals Week, and that means it's time to start getting serious about papers, presentations and exams. If you've been studying... Read More
Is there a better way to wrap up a semester than with lots and lots of dessert?
On Friday, my friend Tara and I headed to the UMass Bake Shop for Chocolate 101, a three-hour cooking workshop offered... Read More
It’s my last day of undergraduate classes and I’m just as terrified as I was on the first one. I guess that while a whole lot of things have changed, not everything has.
A little over four... Read More
Tis the season to be stressed and contemplating a career in flipping burgers or manning coffee shops.
Most of us have at least one class that looms over us like the angel of death. It’s that one... Read More
Back in September, my roommates and I made a Google Docs list of places we wanted to go, things we wanted to do, and (of course) food we wanted to eat before the end of the semester. With two years... Read More
I went back to the very first Letters to Kate I wrote. It was exactly two years ago Saturday. You, Christine, Beth and I all look like such babies in the picture I included. The dorky tree I... Read More
Memory's a funny thing. It’s entirely subjective, prone to corruption, and infamous for these failings, yet we depend upon it for, well, everything.
Everyone’s had that quarrel with their parents or... Read More
When my mom and I first visited UMass in February of my senior year of high school, we were...less than impressed.
It was the last two days of our February break and we were returning from a family... Read More
There are three weeks left in the semester. Do you realize that? Are you hyperventilating too?
I swear I sit down to write this letter every week and every week I’m in shock about how few... Read More
(co-authored by Marie MacCune and Hannah Depin)
Have you heard the good news? UMass has given us the whole week of Thanksgiving off instead of just two measly days! Can you believe it? Find out how... Read More