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Hiking Mount Holyoke

View of Connecticut River from Mount Holyoke

Located in the Pioneer Valley, UMass is lucky to be surrounded by many beautiful hiking spots for students to enjoy in their free time. This weekend, my boyfriend and I took advantage of the extremely nice weather (65 degrees!) and hiked at two spots only about 15-20 minutes away from campus. 

Dorm room essentials!

Black fan

Living in a dorm is a brand new experience for most people. It can be daunting and a bit overwhelming at times, but for the most part it is a very valuable and important part of the college lifestyle. With that being said, it is vital that your dorm room is the most comfortable it can be. After two years of living in a dorm, here are some of my tips to make your room as comfortable as possible.