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Fun spots around town for whole family to visit

Fun spots around town for whole family to visit

Emma Anderson

October 3, 2018

It’s Thursday night and the phone rings. It’s your mom. She says your family is coming tomorrow for Family Weekend and can’t wait to see what you have been up to. Instantly panicking like any new (or old) college student might, a million questions spring to mind; one being: What are we going to...

Drink safe to stay safe

Drink safe to stay safe

Korey Schuld

October 1, 2018

Four out of every five students drink alcohol at some point during college according to the Alcohol Rehab Guide. About 80 percent those students also binge drink. The American College Health Association: National College Health Assessment II, a quiz freshmen took in March of 2018, asked how many s...

Safe drinking: What to do when consuming alcohol

Safe drinking: What to do when consuming alcohol

Landon Dierks

October 1, 2018

Consumption of alcohol is regulated for a reason. Irresponsible consumption and actions resulting from it can have steep real-world consequences. The Collegian reached out to University Police and Student Health Clinic staff to curate a list of things to remember when deciding to drink alcohol....

Morning-after tips, tricks

Morning-after tips, tricks

Emma Anderson

September 26, 2018

We have all been there.  We have gone out the night before, had a little too much to drink and are now are trying to “rally” and get our hungover selves to work or class. While drinking irresponsibility is never the best option, there are some helpful tips and tricks from Janae Jacobsen, nurse...

Quick food fixes for hangover

Quick food fixes for hangover

Sydney Wood

September 26, 2018

A pounding headache, gut-wrenching nausea and extreme exhaustion can riddle the body after a night of drinking. Hangovers are a necessary evil after consuming too much alcohol. Whether it be the hair of the dog that bit you or a strong cup of black coffee, everyone has their own way of attempting...

Drink deals every broke college students needs

Drink deals every broke college students needs

Emma Anderson

September 26, 2018

Once in a while it can be fun to get all your friends together and head downtown after a long week of work and class. However, this habit can come with a large price tag if you aren’t aware of the different kinds of deals the local bars are offering.  So, with the help of the internet and the mana...

Planner it up: Get your life organized

Korey Schuld

September 12, 2018

Students can use a planner for many reasons. Some use them to remember meetings and schedule classes, birthdays, events and work shifts. However, some students might not know where to start with a new planner, so here are some tips to get started. Make a color code to organize the different it...

5 meals under $5

5 meals under $5

Emma Anderson

August 29, 2018

One of the toughest things about college is budgeting. More specifically, budgeting out meals — especially when you may no longer have a meal plan. If you are anything like me, you never paid attention to how much food cost when you were on a prepaid meal plan. However, now that I do not have one of t...

Start the semester off on the right foot: 5 tips for good physical and emotional wellness

Emma Anderson

August 22, 2018

Even though the start of a new school year often means reconnecting with old friends, making new ones, buying textbooks and budgeting the meal plan, it also means taking a moment to focus on one’s physical and emotional wellness. Whether a freshman or a fifth-year senior, starting off the acad...

Campus clothing: How to make summer fashion ready for class

Campus clothing: How to make summer fashion ready for class

Jade Peterson

August 22, 2018

A new school year is upon us and the time for showing off our style is here. Although it is the fall semester, autumn and its cool weather will not arrive for a while. Do not fret though, there are many ways to make a summer wardrobe campus-ready. Shorts can still be a possibility It is too soon to say...

10 healthy ways to hop through finals week

10 healthy ways to hop through finals week

Miranda Nagel

April 25, 2018

It’s the dreaded time of the semester yet again when things begin to pile up and it seems like you may never get everything done. With deadlines growing by the minute and final exams quickly approaching, stress is bound to come creeping in. Fear not, there are ways to make the end of the semester...

How not to play yourself: bad relationship edition

How not to play yourself: bad relationship edition

Amanda John

April 11, 2018

I’m going to be introducing my new series, “how not to play yourself,” but first we are going to define the phrase; what does it really mean to play yourself? It simply means to put yourself in a compromising situation. You know, like scoring a goal against your own team. Now that definitions...