Category Archives: COLLEGE LIFE

Fighting Diseases: Look to natural sources for healthy alternatives

Culture Staff Editor | Jackie Petre | jp774811@ohio.edu | @jackie_janelle

Did you know pineapples fight plaque? Or that chickpeas are excellent for weight loss? You probably had no clue that these natural foods had such beneficial side effects. Many people eat fruits, vegetables and nuts because they know these foods are essential for a healthy diet. However, there are countless health benefits you can gain by eating certain foods without even realizing it.

Vitamins and nutrients found in food can help with fighting diseases naturally.
Vitamins and nutrients found in food can help with fighting diseases naturally.

The website NaturalFoodBenefits.com has a list of both super fruits and super vegetables that are naturally beneficial to your health. Among these lists of super foods are numerous fruits, veggies, meats, fish, nuts and grains with all of their health benefits. From apples to yumberries, you can find any and all natural foods.

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DIY: Infinity Scarf, step by step guide

Lifestyle Staff Writer| Kaitlin Webb| kw073213@ohio.edu

While the temperature plummets, the need to bundle up between classes rises, which can mean trouble for the average Bobcat’s wallet. Luckily, it’s an easy feat to pinch those pennies and stay stylishly warm. In less time than it would take to get ready, you can make a trendy infinity scarf that isn’t a budget breaker.

Rock out a scarf you make yourself rather than breaking bank.  Photo Credit: Hannah Yang
Rock out a scarf you make yourself rather than breaking bank.
Photo Credit: Hannah Yang

*Note: First scarf may take longer than 30 minutes to make.

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Thanksgiving Bites: How to bring festivities in if flying solo

Culture Staff Writer | Madison Lantelme-Capitano |ml540312@ohio.edu

With Thanksgiving coming up, we’re all dreaming of the beautiful dinner spread waiting for us at home. But college life can get rough around the holidays, with our last exams, projects and papers due before we buckle down for finals. Whether it’s work, school or your own family, not everyone gets to make the trip back home for Thanksgiving. If you can’t be with your family to make your traditional holiday meal this year, here are some recipes that are quick, easy and a whole lot cheaper than trying to roast your own turkey. Consider it an alternative Thanksgiving dinner for those of you flying solo this year.

Photo credit: Hannah Yang

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Local celebrities you wish you knew

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Isabella Karamol | ik570311@ohio.edu | @isabellakaramol

You may recognize them from Baker Ballroom’s stage every Thursday night, but you may not know the story behind their improvising. You also may not know that they use the word “hotdog” as an adjective to describe people and that they could probably beat you in a freestyle rap battle.

Photos credit: Audrey Kelly
Photos credit: Audrey Kelly

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Costume, Customs: What’s right and wrong?

Society Staff Writer | Melanie Foster | mf009413@ohio.edu

This Halloween more than just revealing costumes were walking Court Street. People’s
adorning outfits turned major headlines into comical attire.

A campaign started by OU STARS (a student org against racism) regarding Halloween costumes depicting different cultures.

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COLUMN: Mind Your Body

Society Staff Writer | Jessica Sees | js392211@ohio.edu

Many of us don’t understand how greatly the connection between our mind and body affects our stress levels and overall happiness. With midterms coming to an end and preparation for finals starting to creep over the horizon, this is the perfect time to start a weekly column on ways you can strengthen your connection to yourself and your Self (more to come on that distinction, trust me) in order to assure your sanity through the upcoming weeks.

As a meditation and self-awareness enthusiast, I can provide those interested in becoming more self-aware with some helpful hints and methods to point them in the direction of a more peaceful life. If this sounds like you, continue reading, my friend!

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Tips and Tricks to Secure Any Internship

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Isabella Karamol | ik570311@ohio.edu | @isabellakaramol

Internships can be a challenging thing to get a hold on for anyone. Whether you’re looking for one, applying for one or interviewing for one, it takes a lot out of a person. But with these tips, hopefully it can alleviate some stress for all the fellow internship searchers out there.

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College Courting: Date Ideas for College Students

Culture Editor | Jackie Petre | jp774811@ohio.edu | @jackie_janelle

hei3PpFyQPgoRxI9WVbscwd_tHiTTC_X_aEz870U6Z4College is supposed to be a time when you start searching for your future husband or wife. Although you may wish for elegant dates at fancy restaurants (or even moderately-priced restaurants), college just isn’t the time for that. Your bank account, if it is anything like mine, is probably too low to even think about going on a romantic date.

However, the thing about college is that you don’t need to go on a fancy, high- class date to get to know someone or have fun. This is the time to get creative and come up with some interesting and unique date ideas. Luckily, there are plenty of options at your fingertips that are super easy and won’t break the bank.

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Humans of Athens: Halloween Edition, Bryan Croft

Culture Staff Writer | Raichel Jenkins | rj790813@ohio.edu | @rj790813

*Editor’s Note: In spirit of HallOUween weekend here in Athens, FANGLE decided to interview people in their halloween costumes while in character.

Bryan Croft is a freshman business major from Louisville, KY.

Bryan Croft is a freshman business major.
Bryan Croft is a freshman business major

FANGLE: So, the obvious question, what is your Halloween costume?
BC: I’m being an OU squirrel.

F: Have you ever had any encounters with the famous OU squirrels?
BC: *Blank stare and runs away

F: What advice do you have for taming the OU squirrels we see on campus? Is it possible to live in harmony with the creatures?
BC:
Just don’t touch their nuts.

F: As an OU squirrel, what would your advice be to the campus?
BC: Watch both ways before crossing the street.

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