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Spring cleaning for college students

Holly Wells, a freshman, reorganized her room by using an over the door shoe

Emily Harvey, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2017

Here are five cheap and easy ways to get your life back on track this spring.

Bear Bites: Sang’s Thai Isaan Restaurant

The Thai coffee (left) and Thai tea (right) are best served as sweet after-meal drinks.

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

"Probably tied with the chicken for the best part of the night, we tried both the Thai tea and Thai coffee at the end of our meal. They were sweet and refreshing ways to finish the meal."

Health Tips: Sleep Deprivation and Failing All Your Tests

Health Tips: Sleep Deprivation and Failing All Your Tests

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017

It seems that If you’re getting enough sleep in college, you’re doing something wrong.

The Cherry Blossom Festival on a college budget

The Cherry Blossom Festival on a college budget

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

Macon is home to the International Cherry Blossom Festival that takes place every spring. This year the festival runs from Mar. 24 to Apr. 2 and includes many different events that are happening all over Macon. Even if you’re on a tight college budget you can still join in on the festivities. These ar...

Spring adventures to go on in Macon

Spring adventures to go on in Macon

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

These events and places in Macon will make you feel like you’re going somewhere new.

Moody Musings: Got Inspiration?

Wonderopolis, an educational blog, describes inspiration as “the feeling that strikes you when you're moved to action by something you're passionate about.”

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

March 13, 2017

As college students, we sometimes find ourselves in situations where we can’t find inspiration. We can become stuck in a place that leaves us feeling idle, affecting our entire agenda. We need inspiration to step out of comfort zones, to try something we’ve always considered, or to really start ...

When should I call?

When should I call?

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

There is so much pressure for college students to get internships and have job options after graduation. Career fairs and networking events are great ways to meet people in your career field that are specifically looking for college students. It’s hard to be noticed when there are a lot of other s...

Are all sugars created equally? No.

Are all sugars created equally? No.

Blossom Onunekwe, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

Look at the back of every drink that’s not water and most times you’ll find sugar. And you’ll probably find a lot of it. Sugar has been ingrained in the American diet for ages. When kids behave properly in school, what do we give them? When it’s someone’s birthday and we don’t know wha...

Bear Bites: Ocmulgee Brewpub

The Appleation burger is served with smoked bacon and grilled apple slices.

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

Downtown Macon is home to some classic local favorites that serve burgers and other American food, so do they really need another burger place? This is the question I asked myself as I entered the Ocmulgee Brewpub located on 2nd Street right next to Bearfoot Tavern, which is an already established place...

Affordable spring break trips NOT on the beach

Affordable spring break trips NOT on the beach

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

Halfway through the semester, spring break is much needed. The air is getting warmer, summer is getting closer and studying becomes nearly impossible. While many college students want to go to the beach during the break, there are plenty of other fun adventures to go on. If you’re on a budget and not...

Bear Bites: LaDDa Bistro

Shrimp roll is served with a nice glaze.

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Self-proclaimed as “the next best trend to hit downtown Macon,” LaDDa Bistro on Cherry Street breaks outside the normal barriers of Asian food, offering a huge menu full of both Thai dishes and Southern specialties.

5 Ways to Cope with Stress

5 Ways to Cope with Stress

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Stress is great. It’s a hormone that reminds that you’re alive and kicking, but too much of everything is a bad thing. So, what’s a college student to do to manage their stress levels in college?

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