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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Lindsay from Monmouth, OR
  • Jan-27-2015 I am a current student here

    Unfortunately there isn't much to do in Monmouth as the school basically eats up the town. But 10 minutes away there is Independence which has a bowling alley, a cinemas, and several shops to hang out in. Salem is only 30 minutes away by car and there are even more opportunities for fun there!

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  • Anonymous
  • Oct-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Monmouth is a small town, but the school holds many different events for the students. Also, Salem is only twenty minutes away so there's movie theaters, shopping centers, lots of restaurants, parks, etc.

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  • Jazmin from Monmouth, OR
  • Nov-25-2013 I am a current student here

    There are so many clubs! If you like doing something, find 2 more people that enjoy it too and start a club!

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  • WOUStudent
  • Sep-28-2013 I am a current student here

    I like to drive over to silver falls for hiking, but on campus wise the new gym is great as well as the independence cinema.

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  • Asia from Salem, OR
  • Jul-10-2013 I am a current student here

    The RAs put together planty of activities as well as sporting eents and midnight movies on fridays.

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  • Christian from Monmouth, OR
  • Jun-08-2013 I am a current student here

    Oregon is a great place for outdoor activities. Monmouth is less than an hour from the Pacific coast, and about 3 hours from the nearest place to ski or snowboard in the winter. The climate is very mild, with occasion nice days in the winter and very little snow and few storms. Biking, running, outdoor sports are all very popular. Salem has some nice attractions and shopping, and Portland is an easy day trip for a zoo, science museum, more shopping, and music and other cultural activities.

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  • Christine from Monmouth, OR
  • May-21-2013 I am a current student here

    There are some fun things you can do at Western Oregon University. You can go to the Werner University Center and go hang in the lounge area and play video games or watch tv, or play pool with your buddies. You can also go to the health and wellness center and workout. There are rock climbing, swimming, basketball, racquetball, or practice dance in the mirrored rooms. At night they also have zumba and choreographed cardio, so if u want to dance and workout just go to zumba its so much fun! There's many restaurants you can eat at and a park next to the deli supermarket. A lot of events also go on at Western Oregon university so that you can do something instead of staying in your dorm room.

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  • Kristina from Black Diamond, WA
  • May-01-2013 I am a current student here

    There is many things, even thought it is a small campus. They have outdoor activities you can do, many clubs and organizations, and events going around campus.

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  • Joshua from Monmouth, OR
  • Feb-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Western is within an hour or two drive from the city of fun also known as Portland, Oregon. You will never run out of fun things to do in this city. Clubs, malls, food, and much more. Salem, Oregon is the capital, and is even closer. Salem is not as big as Portland but there is a ton to do there as well. Monmouth, where WOU is located, has a bowling alley, movie theatre, river front park, and lots of restaurants.

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