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Hadley eatery offers valley views and delicious homemade ice-cream
Flayvors of Cook Farm
Hidden Gem in the Valley
The more it feels like you’re in the middle of nowhere, the closer you are to this hidden gem in Hadley, MA. As you pull off the road into the dirt parking lot of Flayvors of Cook Farm, an instant sense of comfort washes over you. You can either walk up to the window for some of their delicious homemade ice cream, or you can venture inside to choose from their lunch menu.READ MORE
I couldn’t wait to see my family and friends, but I remember just wishing that everyone I knew in America could move over to my new Irish home. I’d grown used to the harsh winds, the lack of peanut butter, and the left side of the road. Strangers became my closest friends. The Irish pubs and clubs were (and still are) better than any college party I’d been to in America.READ MORE
I spent this past semester living in London and interning at The Independent, a national British newspaper. The Independent was launched in 1986 and is one of the youngest daily newspapers in the United Kingdom. When I first received my placement, I wasn’t very familiar with the Indy, but after doing some research I realized it is one of the most respected newspapers in the UK.READ MORE
A mechanical hum like the crashing of ocean waves fills the air as workers weave through the large tanks that held clusters of black and silver fish of all sizes. In a super-sized trailer set at an industrial park near the airport in Turner Falls, Mass., a new kind of farming is taking place. In exchange for crops growing in rows, giant pools over six feet tall fill up the room.READ MORE
It’s definitely been a weird few years for MF DOOM and his legion of fans. Since 2010, DOOM has been barred from reentering the United States over what the rapper describes as “a lot of legalities”. This led to the masked man of hip hop setting up shop in his home nation of England and surprising many hip hop fans by collaborating with producer Jneiro Jarel on their 2012 LP “Key to the Kuffs.” In August of 2013, DOOM again shocked the hip hop community by announcing a collaboration with the young and largely unheard of, Bishop Nehru.READ MORE
UMass seniors Marco Chiang and Nate Tepper teamed up last semester to turn a big idea into a promising product. Leaf, a Pebble SmartWatch outfitted with their own software, aims to change the way people network by replacing a dead-stop in conversation to swap contact information with… nothing. By tapping into a natural social behavior, the handshake, Leaf’s wearable technology transforms a basic interaction into a digital networking tool.READ MORE
People get squeamish about “personal branding,” but a strategic social media presence is the online equivalent of choosing to shower, brush your teeth, and get dressed in the morning. Caring about your personal appearance doesn’t make you shallow, and putting thought into how you present yourself online isn’t inauthentic.READ MORE