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Classic Movie Wisdom for Evansville's Bipolar Weather

 
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Brr! It's cold outside! Even though the high yesterday was a tropical 54 degrees, we are returning to the north pole today and tomorrow! When dealing with unpredictable weather, I always like to use some life lessons from my favorite movies.

What to Do? Four Cheap Things to Do Off-Campus

 

As anyone who has set foot on campus this past couple weeks can see, this is a hectic time of the semester. Papers, projects, finals run rampant. While it’s extremely important to take these seriously, though, you have to take some time off, if only to stay sane. Otherwise you’ll find yourself muttering snippets of the periodic table or reciting a litany of the theories of major literary critics under your breath, even when you aren’t studying, looking insane in the so doing. And possibly going insane, at that. While you can have a lot of fun even in your dorm or apartment (hello, baking cookies and watching Disney movies!), sometimes it’s nice to get off campus for a while, even if only for an hour. See something other than college students pulling their hair out, for once. Of course, there are plenty of things to do in Evansville…but many of them can be kind of expensive. Here are four things you can do for less than $10, to help you stay sane and relaxed during the dreaded Finals Week:

UE Celebrates International Education Week

 
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Last week, UE celebrated International Education Week, which included student presentations about study abroad experiences, 30-minute language capsules, and my favorite--the International Bazaar.

UE Homecoming 2013

 
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I had a lot of fun working the Alumni Relations booth at University of Evansville Homecoming 2013! Check out their facebook page to see more fun photos from the photo booth! https://www.facebook.com/UEalumni



Five Ways to Enjoy Fall at UE

 
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Fall is my favorite season and in my opinion the best time to be at UE. Here are few things that college students can do (budget friendly) to enjoy it!

Life with Cable

 

Back home I don't have cable, but here at school I enjoy the wonderful distraction of cable tv.  As much as I probably complained about not having cable as a kid, I've begun to go back on that opinion after having cable here at school.  Yes, it's possible I'm the one weirdo that doesn't want cable, but then again I think I've got a few solid reasons:

The Hunger Games Guide to Costume Construction

 
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It's a dangerous world out there, especially for an actor who ventures into the costume shop. Unaccompanied. Alone. There are friends that will help you along the way, and there are foes. Such foes. It's a fight to the death. 

The Truth About Fall Festival

 
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Last week marked the single most important event in Evansville during the course of a year: Fall Festival. 

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Sun?  No.  Boom?  Well, closer.  Here comes the rain is what you'll get used to here in Evansville.  Today was the first big storm this school year, so boom went the thunder.  Students across campus broke out the umbrellas, rain jackets, rain boots, or broke into a sprint if you were me today.    

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