Three ways to Maximize Your Time In the Gym

Maximize Your Time; Don't Waste it

When you are crunched for time, it is important to make the most of every second of your workout. Maximizing your time in the gym means getting getting more out of your workout in less time. A busy schedule is not an automatic recipe for a worthless workout; it is an opportunity for a smarter one. Here are three important keys to maximizing your time in the gym and getting a better workout when you are crunched for time:

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Your Guide for the Best Places to Watch Cleveland Sports in Athens, OH

It's hard being a Cleveland Sports fan, it really is and I get it. As the most recently crowned NBA champions and the near World Champions of baseball, this is definitely Cleveland's moment in the sun. It's a time to celebrate on our successes, and Cleveland fans have ever right to be boisterous, loud, supportive, and truthfully, a bit obnoxious. Unfortuntely for us Cleveland-ers, other sports fans do not seem to agree. They call us cocky, over-confident, and some things maybe not so approperiate for online talk.

So that leads us to the dilemna we are in: where can us Cleveland sports fans go to enjoy a Browns (loss) game, or watch Game 7 of the NBA Finals? Well, for those of us lviing in Athens, OH and (most likely) are attending Ohio University, you are in luck. 

In this piece, I am going to break down the hot spots to go to support your favorite Cleveland teams in saftey, proseperty, and in support. I'll throw in some pro tips along the way that will really enhance your experiences as well, and get you back out there cheering on your Cleveland sports. 

Exploring Athens Food Trucks


With in the last two years Athens, Ohio has seen a spike in food trucks and the variety of food options to go along with the trucks. Around Athens it is common to see food trucks on West Union, off of Court Street, outside the BP, and even at the top of Morton Hill. With the new Foodie Finds app, you can look ahead of time to see who is out on the street, and also the deals they are offering. It is our goal to make finding food with deals that much easier for you.

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What the Appointment of Betsy DeVos Means for Higher Education

Disclaimer: the original version of this post was written on the NR Media Group blog here.

I think it's pretty clear that the recent appointment of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education could have a large influence on a variety of industries involving education. The future of higher education is one of them. Although the future of higher education institutions seems to always be topic for discussion, it seems be even more prevalent now.

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4 Reasons to Join the HubSpot Education Partner Program

Disclaimer: the initial version of this post was originally published on the NR Media Group blog here.

As many of you know, Ohio Marketing Students is a website managed by MKT 4300 students within Ohio University's College of Business. This course has been around for nearly 5 years now and every semester it seems to get better and better.

Over the last year, the course has grown from 40 students in your typical classroom environment to over 75 students in a larger room built for collaboration. Although the growth of the course is mainly attributed to the hard work of Professor Nate Riggs, it wouldn't be where it is today without the help of the HubSpot Education Parter Program.

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8 Higher Education Marketing Conferences You Shouldn't Miss

Disclaimer: the initial version of this post was originally published on the NR Media Group blog.

Higher education is an evolving industry. But when we focus specifically on higher education marketing, this segment of the business seems to be lagging when digital is the topic of discussion. This can be observed both on the curriculum side as well as the recruitment and enrollment side. 

Because of this, we've seen a recent increase in the amount of higher education marketing conferences established to get faculty and administrators back on track with the current demands of the industry. 

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Strouds Run State Park

Strouds Run State Park:

Athens, Ohio is home to a university that is renowned for its party scene. All of those activities are generally confined to the boundaries of campus and most of college student oriented activities are located within walking distance of Court Street, the epicenter for most evening activities. But for those students that have experienced the excitement of a night on the town and are looking for a change of pace or scenery, Strouds Run is a perfect 15 minute get away from campus.

Strouds Run encompasses 2,700 acres of hardwood forests and Dow Lake. In its entirety, Strouds Run offers a wide array of activities. Activities at Strouds Run include hiking/biking trails, fishing, hunting, camping, and a community beach. Escaping to Strouds Run is easy, being located only 2 miles from campus makes for a fun, close experience in nature. 

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Ghosts on the bricks: A Haunted Itinerary

Ghosts on the Bricks - A Haunted Itinerary 

This is your all inclusive guide to a haunted Athens Halloween. The guide will give you an in-depth look at all of the haunted locations around Athens, Ohio. Ohio University is said to be one of the most haunted college campuses in the world. We'll begin slow with mild haunting tales and work you up to intense horror stories. If you are easily frightened you have been warned! 

We'll start you off with an exploration of Old Man's Cave, followed by The Ridges Asylum for the Insane, and leave you with the hauntings of Wilson Hall. 

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3 Alternative Journalism Student Orgs at Ohio University

If you are a journalism or media major, or maybe just a student looking for a organization that caters more towards your needs & interests, there are plenty of options available. Ohio University has around 500+ student organizations, one of which is sure to be focused on your specific interests.

Below are three student organizations that stand out in the Scripps College of Communication for their focus on specific topics, their unique & engaging content, and the standards they hold for high quality. In no particular order, below are three OHIO special-interest student organizations that are exceptional at doing something different.

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