The Post's Fall 2011 Orientation Guide


Bobcat Student Orientation is here! And for all of you incoming students (both freshmen and transfers), we've got this comprehensive guide that gives you the dirt on everything you need to know about Athens.

From how not to get busted at the street fests to how to avoid getting fat from the dinning hall food, we've got you covered. 


Advice for incoming students

The Post's editor offers insight for new Bobcats.

(Web Exclusive) Read advice for new students from people who know.


Campus news

Faces you should learn to recognize — and greet — around campus.

Ohio University's website offers mountains of information.

Learn about health care facilities and options for students.

Students find ways to save money on textbooks.

OU students offer tips on perfecting the art of the all-nighter.


City news

There are several foolproof ways to get arrested during fest season.

Students are most likely to face these legal charges.

Every week, City Council discusses improvements for Athens.



On- and off-campus sources offer variety of caffeine kicks.

Athens offers no shortage of music venues.



(Web Exclusive) Football: Bobcats get an early start in preparing for the season.

Hockey: Team hopes to add a championship to its list of accomplishments.

Football: Players prepare for possibility of 3rd straight bowl appearance.

High School Football: Local high school teams draw on experience of veteran players.

Volleyball: 'Cats hope to gain additional MAC, NCAA titles.

Field Hockey: Upcoming season to highlight talents of young players.

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