5 Great Tips for Unwinding at the End of Your College Week

This entry was posted by admin on April 12th, 2016

  College isn’t just about partying, partying, partying. There’s also a lot of stressful aspects to going away to university.   You’re all alone at first. You have a lot of coursework. You don’t have as much free time as you did when you were in high school. You have to stick to a tight […]

Is Joining a College Club Really Worth It?

This entry was posted by admin on March 30th, 2016

If you’ve been at Syracuse University for a while, you’re probably aware of some of the campus club. In fact, Syracuse U lists over 300 recognized student activities on campus. Whether you want to connect with others via race, religion, hobby or talent, you definitely have options available to you. But is there a point? […]

How Living Off Campus Can Make Your College Experience Better

This entry was posted by admin on March 23rd, 2016

You generally have two basic options for living away from home while at college: you can tough it out in the dorms or splurge on an apartment or housing option that is all yours. Dorms are always on campus and are shared spaces unless you happen to be lucky enough to get a room without […]

The Newbie’s Guide to Meeting People at Syracuse U

This entry was posted by admin on March 15th, 2016

So you’re a freshman starting your first year at Syracuse University. It’s likely you’re a long way away from home – or at least as far as you’ve ever been for a long period of time. Going to University is a whole different experience compared to your high school years, and watching college movies isn’t […]

Your Guide to the Best Stores and Shops Near Copper Beech Commons

This entry was posted by admin on March 10th, 2016

Here’s one of the great things about being 18-24 and living in a college town: the business selection is basically catered to you. Business owners know that college kids need food and clothes just like everyone else, so they gravitate to University areas to set up shop. They do especially well if they’re specialty or […]

The Best Weekend Hangout Spots Around Syracuse University

This entry was posted by admin on March 7th, 2016

The Best Weekend Hangout Spots Around Syracuse University Yes, your college experience needs to focus on your education. You, or your parents, are paying for top quality educational services, so you’re supposed to be making the most of Syracuse University’s campus resources. Well, during the week, anyway. Going to university doesn’t mean your entire life […]

Why Living Off Campus is Better Than Dorm Life

This entry was posted by admin on February 26th, 2016

Dorms are supposedly part of the college experience. Think back to common examples of college life – movies, maybe your parents’ experience there, or even your friends’. Living in a college dormitory is considered to be something of a rite of passage for young adults, and the concept is highly romanticized. In reality, for every […]

Your Guide to Eating Well In Syracuse

This entry was posted by admin on February 26th, 2016

  Syracuse University has better food spots than a lot of colleges. Food.com is pretty great, and Pages Café at the Bird Library serves some pretty decent grub, but you don’t want to be living off of Syracuse U food the entire time you’re at college. There’s a whole city out there of food to […]

Tips for Personalizing Your Pre-Furnished Apartment

This entry was posted by admin on February 26th, 2016

One of the greatest and economic features of a Copper Beech Commons apartment is that you don’t have to buy your own furniture. See, we get that maybe buying all new kitchen appliances plus bedroom and living room furniture isn’t practical for a college student.   If you did have to buy your own furniture, […]