Category Archives: COLLEGE LIFE

Creep it Real with these Forgotten Halloween Flicks

Erin Gardner | Culture Staff Writer | eg245916@ohio.edu

Binge-watching Freeform’s 13 Nights of Halloween and listening to Monster Mash on repeat can get monotonous and old. We are here to help to keep Halloween weekend frighteningly retro. Here’s FANGLE’s top 10 recommendations for a scary good movie night at the witching hour.

Continue reading Creep it Real with these Forgotten Halloween Flicks

Ohio University’s Campus: Haunted or Myth?

Haylee Followell | Lifestyle Staff Writer| hf211816@ohio.edu

Break out those sweaters and put on those fuzzy socks because October is finally here! With autumn’s cozy clothes comes the spookiest time of year, and given that Ohio University is known as one of the top ten most haunted campuses in the United States, a deep-dive into ghost stories was much needed. From “ghost sightings” in Wilson, to the famous Ridges abandoned insane asylum, Ohio University is so well known for its ghost scares: in fact, it was featured on Syfy’s Scariest Places on Earth series.

Continue reading Ohio University’s Campus: Haunted or Myth?

What Will Be The Top Costumes At This Year’s HallOUween Block Party?

Erin Gardner | Culture Staff Writer | eg245916@ohio.edu

Halloween is quickly approaching and Athens is already in full swing. 2017 has been full of memorable events and we are here to help to navigate making an impression Oct. 31. Here’s FANGLE’s top predictions for what will be the most popular Halloween costumes this year during the Athens Block Party.

Continue reading What Will Be The Top Costumes At This Year’s HallOUween Block Party?

Stressed Out? How College Students Manage Daily Demands

Kalila Bell | Lifestyle Staffer | k.bell.9r@gmail.com

The alarm beeps at 8:40 a.m. On to the first class, as the bus nearly zooms past the class stop. Rush out of the 9:40 a.m. class straight to the 10:35 a.m. meeting. No break still, as the tour guide shirt is thrown on at 11 a.m., running from Tupper Hall to Baker Center. After work, 2 p.m. strikes and there are more classes to attend. Now that classes and work are over it is time for extracurriculars at 6 p.m. Not to mention this is only Monday. This is what a regular day looks like for bobcat Morgan Matthews, a senior studying business management and marketing.

Continue reading Stressed Out? How College Students Manage Daily Demands

Spicing Up Your Home Space: DIY Fall Room Decor

Madison Foulkes| Lifestyle Writer| mf578016@ohio.edu

It’s that time of year again! The falling leaves and warm colors are here to stay for the next few months. Liven up your dorm, apartment, or house with these cute, easy decorations. Included in this article are a colorful garland, a playful pumpkin, and a block sign. All materials can be found at your local craft store and are fairly inexpensive. Follow these directions or get creative with your own ideas!

Continue reading Spicing Up Your Home Space: DIY Fall Room Decor

Underclassmen Fret Not, These Can Be Your Saturday Night Plans

Imani Johnson | Lifestyle Writer | ij343516@ohio.edu

Downtown Athens on the weekends (or weekdays) always seems to be bustling with life. Students are lining up to to get into the bars, popular restaurants like Big Mamma’s and Uptown Grill are filled with customers, and people always seem to be having a good time.

Continue reading Underclassmen Fret Not, These Can Be Your Saturday Night Plans

Online Shopping for the College Student Budget

Natalie Stempfley | Lifestyle Staff Writer | ns827615@ohio.edu

Living in Athens, there are not many places to shop for clothes to wear out to the next big party, to win over people during recruitment, or to help impress the cute boy who sits next to you in marketing. Luckily, there are some very cute boutiques on campus; however– as cute as they are– there are not many options for clothing, and the prices can sometimes be higher than you’d want them to be.

Continue reading Online Shopping for the College Student Budget

Thrift Store Shopping: Bridging The Gap Between Budgeting and Spending

Haylee Followell | Culture Staff Writer | hf211816@ohio.edu

Think about the last time you saw a really cool pair of jeans or an stunningly quirky belt, when you asked that person where they got the item, did they proudly respond “a thrift store”? My bet would be yes. Today, it is becoming more trendy to shop at your local Goodwill or consignment shop than it is to go to the mall. The appeal to thrifting is not surprising, with the (typically) great pricing and unique pieces, many people are turning away from the crowded malls to smaller, charismatic thrift shops. Whether it is for environmental, economic or personal preference, thrifting is the new “it” thing to do.

Continue reading Thrift Store Shopping: Bridging The Gap Between Budgeting and Spending

The New Jefferson Market: Expectation vs. Reality

Bella Pennese | Lifestyle Staff Writer | ip033116@ohio.edu

Jefferson Market truly exceeds expectations. Out of laziness, I’ve spent my first weeks here on campus not venturing very far from my dorm hall when it comes to getting meals- usually walking the ten feet it takes to get from Crawford Hall to Nelson Market. I thought the market there was pretty nice, but I did not expect to find the vast  possibilities offered by Jeff Market when decided to venture over there.

Continue reading The New Jefferson Market: Expectation vs. Reality