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The second-floor balcony in the Business and Engineering Center is a great spot to study outside. The balcony has a beautiful view of trees and Reflection Lake.

Outdoor study spots to try on campus

Abigail Durham, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

There are many physical, mental and social health benefits to studying outside. Being outside makes students more likely to be physically active. Mentally, being outside helps students relax and focus....

Lexi Taylor sits in her Troika three-point hammock. Taylor along with junior mechanical engineering major Justin Locher founded the hammock company, Troika Outdoors, in April of 2017.

Student, alumni attempt to transform hammock industry

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer October 20, 2017

Lexi Taylor and Justin Locher just wanted a hammock that would allow them to see the outdoors. So they created one. Taylor, a university alumnus, and Locher, a junior mechanical engineering major,...

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