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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • John from Abilene, TX
  • Mar-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Abilene is a very booming and up and coming city in Texas. Nice dining, family activity spots like PrimeTime and Play Faire Park, as well historical ties to the land and frontier gives many different aspect of recreation for students to do.

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  • Claire from Ranger, TX
  • Feb-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Abilene is a medium sized town, and there is not a whole lot of recreational places around. However, the college puts on different events all the time, from movie nights to karaoke nights and foam parties. You can always find something to do.

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  • Johnathan from Borger, TX
  • Feb-06-2014 I am a current student here

    There are many school based activities that are actually fun. Don't be that person that says you are too cool to go to school functions. I was that way but honestly when I started attending is when I started having fun! There are tons of things to do on the weekend. Get with a group and go out to eat, to the mall, or go to the movies!

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  • Biochemistry Major
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    For fun in Abilene, there's always the mall, movies, and guitars. All of these are always fun to do in order to take a break from the school life.

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  • Paige from Temple, TX
  • Nov-13-2013 I am a current student here

    Hardin-Simmons has on-campus bowling lanes, pool and foosball tables, board and video games along with many plays and performances put on by the students.

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  • Kyle from Fort Worth, TX
  • May-24-2013 I am a current student here

    Abilene has three movie theaters and one drive-in movie theater, all of which are great for nights out. It also has Primetime, a center for bowling, laser tag, mini-golf, and go-carts! You could also go out dancing! HSU has a FANTASTIC student activities program, with events like Blacklight Breakdown, a dance party with blacklights (obviously) and you get covered in neon paint! There are picnics with free food and sunglasses, tons of intramural sports, pool parties, game nights, free coffee study sessions, and concerts (real concerts, with outside singers and bands)!

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  • SL
  • Jan-01-2013 I am a current student here

    Outside of campus there's not a whole lot of stuff, that I've done anyway. Getting involved in a church and activities related to that is a great thing to do! Lots of churches in Abilene have great college ministries. There's also a mini golf place, Paramount theatre downtown that shows old movies sometimes, a regular movie theatre, a couple museums, the Abilene Zoo, we have a mall, there's a lake close by, and my favorite activity - going to Oplin! It's the name of a little town not too far away, but also the place lots of people (of all ages, but there's a good college crowd) go to two-step! It's in a cute little renovated gym and live bands play.

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  • Sally
  • Nov-07-2012 I am a current student here

    On campus there is always something to whether you just want to hang in the POD or down in the basement playing pool, bowing, or all sorts of video games. Also there are always intramural games going on that you can get a team together and compete in.

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