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Five Spooky Things to Do in Macon This October

Five Spooky Things to Do in Macon This October

Aliyah Dorsey

October 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

October is a time for spooky stories and fun, mischievous nights. During this month you may want to take part in every terrifying attraction you can. Macon has a lot to offer in the scariest month of the year to keep those Halloween spirits high. Here are five spooky things to do in Macon. 1.Riverside...

How to Bounce Back After Midterms

How to Bounce Back After Midterms

Aliyah Dorsey

October 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

So midterms didn’t turn out how you planned. First things first, know that it is going to be okay and you will make it through. Second, midterms are not the end, and you still have time to get yourself together before the end of the semester. So, here are five ways to bounce back after midterms. ...

Three easy recipes perfect for Halloween

Three easy recipes perfect for Halloween

Adelia Henderson

October 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Fall break has come and gone, but Halloween is almost here! Halloween is a favorite holiday for many college students, as it provides a fun relief from classes in between school breaks. Whether you are dressing up, throwing a party or celebrating at home, here are some spooky and easy recipes to help...

Moody Musings: Choose Joy

Moody Musings: Choose Joy

Jayla Moody

October 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Moody Musings

This summer, I stepped into a stage of my life that forced me to focus on my happiness and what it really meant to have true happiness. I found that everything that was exciting to and for me could be removed from my life at any time. I was relying on temporary circumstances and satisfaction to det...

Bear Bites: J. Christopher’s

Bear Bites: J. Christopher’s

Will Darragh

October 19, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

J. Christopher's is a small chain based out of Atlanta with a location just off Bass Road here in Macon, Ga. Serving only breakfast and lunch, J. Christopher's strikes a unique balance between cheap diner breakfast and a pricy brunch meal. The Good: The Food Though their menu is huge, ev...

The Heartdrive: Safer Sex 101

Blossom Onunekwu

October 8, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

According to an article from the AJC, out of the most sexually diseased states, Georgia weighs in at No. 4. You can choose to stay abstinent to eliminate your risk of infection and pregnancy. But if you’ve decided that you’re physically and mentally prepared for sex, then you should be proactive...

Bear Bites: Medi’s Mediterranean Fusion

Bear Bites: Medi’s Mediterranean Fusion

Will Darragh

October 8, 2018


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle

When I think of food in Middle Georgia, I think about burgers and peach cobbler, not shawarma and baklava. Nonetheless, there is a relatively new restaurant in North Macon that brings a variety of Mediterranean foods as a change from typical American fare. Medi’s Mediterranean Fusion, self-describe...

Moody Musings: Fighting the academic plague

Moody Musings: Fighting the academic plague

Jayla Moody, Managing Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Moody Musings

I had an energy shortage this past week. I lacked inspiration and I felt like I was moving much slower than usual in everything I was doing. I even struggled with deciding how I wanted to share some form of encouragement and inspiration for my column. Then I remembered, it’s almost that time of the ...

Five Ways to Prevent the Common Cold

Five Ways to Prevent the Common Cold

Aliyah Dorsey

September 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Fall is known for its warm colors, and the promise of pumpkin flavored everything. However, this chilly season can leave us all vulnerable to colds. So, to help you enjoy this season here are five preventative measures to fight the common cold 1. Hydrate Yourself! This seems obvious, but as a busy college st...

How to save money in college

How to save money in college

Adelia Henderson, Copy Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Going to college to receive a degree is arguably a great decision, but unfortunately, it comes at a price. While tuition is increasingly expensive, you don’t necessarily have to play into the stereotype of a broke college student. Here are some tips to save money in college. Budget While bei...

Heartdrive: Do Sheet Masks Really Work?

Heartdrive: Do Sheet Masks Really Work?

Blossom Onunekwu, Staff Writer

September 22, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

If you know anything about the internet and skincare, you might have caught wind of the sheet mask fad. You’ve probably stumbled upon the #selfcaresunday hashtag with men and women looking like mummies or have witnessed your favorite grocery store stocking up on sheet masks. The latest self...

Moody Musings: What’s so important about resilience?

Moody Musings: What’s so important about resilience?

Jayla Moody, Managing Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Moody Musings

I often think about the first test I took in college. I studied for weeks in advance. I made notecards, I changed my study locations, I took breaks, ate healthy snacks and even went to office hours to confirm what I was studying was correct. I did everything they tell you to do in your UNV 101 class...

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