Tag Archives: college life

The cost of back-to-school in college


Nina Bartlomiejczyk — Copy Editor In the beginning of the fall semester, the campus fills with returning students and new Owls alike. However, within the racing minds of students trying to acclimate to their new classes, residences and surroundings, there lies one shared anxiety among all: the cost of back-to- school. Students bemoan the cost of school after tuition increases

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How to overcome homesickness


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  The stress of school work, extracurricular activities, and part-time jobs makes homesickness start to get real as the leaves change color. Even the most independent students can sometimes feel the weight of homesickness. After all, your home is your support system and an awesome source of comfort. But it can be avoided with just

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Surviving the mid-semester slump


Paige Tillinghast – Special to the Southern News             Goodbye spring break and hello summer! I’m sure that’s what a majority of college students have had going through their minds these past few weeks. And with temperatures on the rise, it’s finally starting to look like we’re almost to summer vacation. But unfortunately, we still have about five more weeks

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Fight off boredom with a ‘Weekend Warriors’ event


Matt Stumpo – Special to the Southern News Sarah Green, programing coordinator for the Office of Residence Life, said that she has enjoyed being one of the hosts for the Weekend Warriors events because it’s a way for students to come together. “We want people to just hang out and get to know everyone,” said Green Since September of 2013, Residents

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