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Bear Bites: Ocmulgee Brewpub

Bear Bites: Ocmulgee Brewpub

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

Bear Bites: LaDDa Bistro

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

February 20, 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 20, 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?

Five cheap Valentine’s Day ideas

Five cheap Valentine’s Day ideas

Emily Harvey, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

With the small budget of an average college student in mind, here are five cheap and easy options to make a big event of this Valentine’s Day.

Three Valentine’s Day treats to make in your dorm

Three Valentine’s Day treats to make in your dorm

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

If you're looking for a homemade treat to celebrate, these three recipes can be made in your dorm room.

Valentine’s Day DIY Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day DIY Gift Ideas

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Just when all the holiday shopping is finally over, Feb. 14 rolls around. If your bank account is still recovering from the holidays, these DIY Valentine’s Day gifts are cheap and easy to make. Even better, you can give these to any of the people that you love.

Moody Musings: Love yourself first and then some more

Moody Musings: Love yourself first and then some more

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

February 12, 2017

Don’t worry and don’t settle.

4 Ways to Make More Time to Work out this Semester

4 Ways to Make More Time to Work out this Semester

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

You’ve made enough excuses. Here’s how to make time.

Travel for cheap: Airbnb, Inc. Tips

Travel for cheap: Airbnb, Inc. Tips

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017

If travelling more is one of your New Year’s resolutions, here are some tips on how to enjoy fulfilling trips while also maintaining a budget. Taking a trip can often cost a lot with hotel expenses. However, Airbnb is an affordable alternative to hotels. Airbnb is a website that has open listings to residential places for a temporary stay. The renter decides the cost of rent. There are a variety of options, including renting a room in someone’s home or renting a whole apartment or house. Some places can ac...

Bear Bites: Ingleside Village Pizza

Bear Bites: Ingleside Village Pizza

Marianna Bacallao, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

"It honest-to-god looks like the set of an ISpy Book, if the theme was 'inside the mind of an indie filmmaker.'"

Moody Musings: How to Keep New Year Resolutions

Moody Musings: How to Keep New Year Resolutions

Jayla Moody, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

February 3, 2017

Starting the year off with an ambitious spirit always feels like the right and only way to do it, but once we settle into our schedules, it’s almost inevitable to forget where we started.

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