Spooky things to do in Athens this Halloween Season

Looking for something to do off campus this spooky season? Athens, Ohio is not only the home of Ohio University, but also considered one of the most haunted places in the United States. There are haunted places and scary attractions all over the Athens area that are definitely worth checking out, here's a list of 5 things to do in the Athens area in the Halloween spirit.

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Budgeting... The Extra Mile

College students; renowned for their low incomes. Always looking for ways to save an extra buck while still managing to get by. There are simple steps students should take to actively save money and spend less. Along with these steps to budgeting, there are a plethora of resources to assist you in the money saving/budgeting process. If you stay faithful to the steps and resources, you will be satisfied with the results.

3 Exercise Tools for the Dorm: Battle the Freshman 15

What is the Freshman 15?

For young people who are about to embark on their college experience, the freshman 15 seems like a made up myth, or something that would never affect them throughout their college experience. Unfortunately for these people, they soon realize that the freshman 15 is a very real thing throughout their first semester of college. Web MD states that one in four college students actually gain 5% of their body weight during the first semester of their Freshman year.

When you enter college, you're introduced to a whole new level of independence that you've never experienced before. With this indipendence comes the ability to choose what you eat, what you drink, and how much physical activity you take part in throughout any given day. It's often very hard to make healthy decisions when you're living in a dorm, mostly because you have limited access to healthy cooking, the campus dining halls offer enticing and unhealthy food options, and most of all - your dorm room offers you very little room for excersise and physical activity. Luckily, throughout this article, we will discuss three helpful exercise tools that you can use in order to avoide the freshman 15, or lose it if you already gained it. 

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10 Tips to Saving Money During Your Night Out

Saving Money is Important!

You are a college student and your money is pretty important. After all, we don't really want to spend every free minute working a part-time job instead of getting "the college experience". All too often we go out and have a great night, only to wake up to our empty bank accounts. Luckily, we have some ways to save money when you go out again because every penny counts. 


Money-Saving Tip #1: Pay with Cash

Paying with cash allows you to notice exactly how much you are paying per drink, instead of simply putting it on your tab all night. This way you won't be mindlessly dwindling away your bank account, you'll actually be saving money. Here's another little something that could help you out, this way you won't forget to tip! When you leave a tip, you can become the bartenders friend which can get you a nice discount now and then. 

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3 Ways To Reduce Stress at Ohio University

In college, stress is a part of everyday life. Sure, as an OU student, you live in an actual carnival of a college town, but sometimes homework, relationship problems, athletics, etc. can build up quickly if you don't stay on top of things. Maybe your professor just decided to move to Kenya next month and is moving the deadline for your semester topic paper 3 weeks forward, or maybe your last plate of pizza rolls just hit the kitchen floor due to some questionable handling methods on your part. Either way, you need to come up with solutions to your problems quickly, and when life comes at you fast, stress has a sneaky way of building up within you until your head feels like it might pop. This article is going to give you 5 easy ways to reduce and manage your stress levels as an Ohio University student. Let's get into it, shall we?

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3 Tips to Help Students Graduate from Ohio University

Students at believe Ohio University is a wonderful place. To them it is a place full of fond memories and beautiful bonds they have created over the years. There is a certain pride each bobcat owns and will be shown if asked what they thing about their college. But, a lot of this pride comes from the fact that people come here to better themselves for a career in a profession and they are on their way to achieve it or already have. If these two cases are not you and you are thinking you could use some help with graduating from Ohio University then I have 3 tips that can really help students graduate from Ohio University.

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