The benefits of meditation

People sit in a circle and quietly meditate during a gathering of the Midwest Moon Sangha at the Wehrli Chapel on the Webster Groves campus in St. Louis on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. The meditation session was followed by a quiet walking portion and concluded with second portion of sitting. (Roberto Rodriguez/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Gabby Vacarelo urges everyone to try relaxing through meditation

Amherst to hold annual Merry Maple celebration

This evening, the town of Amherst will kick off the holiday season with its annual Merry Maple celebration.

It’s okay to spend the holidays away from home

Collegian blogger Kate Casler shares her tips with those that can’t be with their families this holiday season.

Black Friday fun

Thanksgiving is all the buzz up until the official Turkey day, but what about the next day? Columnist Hannah Sparks gives an insight on an often forgotten holiday looming in the shadow of Thanksgiving: Black Friday.

DIY holiday gifts any broke student can afford

Columnist Ashley Berger details several crafty ways to make homemade holiday gifts, which include chalkboard wine glasses, Christmas ornaments and T-shirt pillows.