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Published: November 9, 2017 Author: Maisee Fried, BSJ '20

The holidays are nearly here, but Bobcats still need to clear the hurdle of finals week before heading home to celebrate. Help a student you know – or a random Bobcat – through their exams by sending them a Finals Week Survival Box from The Bobcat Store.

Organized by the Student Alumni Board, this year’s boxes have been revamped to include higher-quality items that are sure to remind students of the comforts of home.

“The goal of the new boxes is to make something of value to give students during finals week to make them feel at home at a cost-effective price,” Student Alumni Board member Zachary Gibbs said.

The boxes include a green plush throw blanket for your student to cuddle up with. Also included is an Ohio-shaped wooden coaster with a paw print, pairing perfectly with a green tumbler mug engraved with Rufus. A brownie from Loralie's Brownies, a bakery in Columbus, will sweeten your student’s finals week.

The mug and coaster are engraved by Ohio is Home, which operates in Athens. Sweet snacks like popcorn and a cookie, as well as cozy pajama pants and a keychain are optional add-on items to make your survival box even more special.

If you don’t have a Bobcat in mind, you can still brighten a student’s day by sending a Finals Week Survival Box to your old dorm room or to a randomly selected Bobcat as a random act of kindness.

The last day to order is Dec. 1. There are only 150 boxes available, so make sure your Bobcat gets all of the comfort of home to help them push through finals.

The boxes are $35.00 and will be delivered the week of finals. Proceeds will benefit the Student Alumni Board.