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How graduating seniors can make the most of their remaining weeks at CMU

(04/22/18 1:46pm)

Well, seniors, our time has come. After endless hours in Charles V. Park Library, hundreds of mind-numbing pages written for research papers and more trips to Wayside Central than we’d care to admit, graduation is right around the corner.  We only have about three weeks left of our college careers before we head out into a world that is far scarier. I don’t know about you, but the thought of this makes me want to soak up as many memories as I can over the next few weeks. Below is a list of ways we can make our last moments at Central Michigan University count. 


Mount Pleasant vs. Food: Pizza Edition

(03/20/18 1:15pm)

There’s nothing college kids love more than a good slice (or seven) of pizza. Whether it’s after a night out or you just feel like treating yourself, there’s an excuse to pick up a pizza for every occasion. College towns are known for having a ridiculous amount of pizza places, so sometimes it can be difficult to make the decision on which ones serve the best. Here are a few of the top places to get some ‘za in Mount Pleasant. 


Five Places in or Near Mount Pleasant Every Chippewa Should Visit: Townie Edition

(02/19/18 1:48pm)

Back in November, I wrote a blog about hidden places in or near town that every Chippewa should visit. With this post came an outpouring of recommendations from Mount Pleasant townies, old and new. I had my people talk to their people to compile this list of the best recommendations of hidden treasures in Mount Pleasant according to townies.


Valentine's Day date night ideas to consider and avoid

(02/13/18 2:11pm)

Candy hearts, red roses and stuffed bears have become commercialized symbols of Valentine’s Day, however, there’s one timeless trend that has remained consistent over the years: dates. As a female college student, I’ve had my fair share of dates; some have been great, others not so much. Valentine’s Day is the chance to show your significant other how much they mean to you, and where you take them out reflects a lot about you. Actions will always trump words, so show your date how much you care about them with a few simple date ideas to consider… and ones to avoid. 



How to Save Cash While Eating Out

(12/07/17 11:39am)

It’s a week night and you’re sitting in your room. You’ve finished all of your homework and your stomach starts to growl. You ask your roommates if they want to go get food but they all say they’re broke. Unfortunately, so are you. However, there are a few tricks to make eating out affordable… 


Sunday Meal Prep

(11/20/17 12:21pm)

After a long day of class, work and other activities, cooking dinner sounds like a lot of work. As soon as you hit the couch, your brain drops the cooking idea and grabs the phone for take-out. However, ordering take out is terrible for your body and your bank account. Break the habit of bad food by meal prepping on Sunday! 



Breakfast Made Easy

(11/13/17 11:59am)

  We’ve all heard the saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” However, most students can agree that finding the time to make a meal in the morning just doesn’t mix well with a busy college schedule. Don’t skip out on breakfast; check out these early morning meal options that are quick, simple and perfect for on-the-go college students.