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  • James Franco Tickets

    Written by: | September 11, 2014

    I have never been in a line so long and under such a bright sun for more than the time necessary.
    Last Thursday, September 4, I spent a couple of hours in line just to get a ticket to watch James Franco. It was crazy.

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    Why West is Best

    Written by: | September 10, 2014

    Whenever someone asks me where I’m staying on campus, North or South, and I tell them Lincoln House on West Campus, I usually get the following responses: “Oh… I’m sorry”, “I feel bad for you”, “Sucks for you!”, “Wow, it must have taken you soooo long to get here”, or “We have a West Campus?”. Ok, maybe people don’t say that last comment but sometimes it feels that way.

    When it comes to the battle between where the best place to live on campus is, it only seems to be between North and South, like West Campus doesn’t even exist. Unless you have lived on West Campus, you will never know the hidden benefits.

    So with that said… here is some reasons why West truly is best:
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    Sloopy’s Spectacular Pancakes

    Written by: | September 9, 2014

    I have never really been a fan of pancakes – I mean, what’s to love about a spongy, circular slab of bread, smothered in a sticky mess of syrup? Why, then, have I suddenly become infatuated with blueberry pancakes from Sloopy’s Diner? Well, it’s not actually that mysterious after all.
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    A POP of Home

    Written by: | September 9, 2014

    Care packages are the best! :)

    I don’t think I was ever so excited to receive an email from the front desk.

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    The Woodsy Paradise of the Union

    Written by: | September 8, 2014

    Do you like hiking? Do you love the great outdoors? Are you a mountain man? Better yet, are you that guy from the Dr. Pepper 10 commercials?

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    Bagpipes

    Written by: | September 8, 2014

    I live in Baker West. And it is a perfect place for a number of reasons: the no air conditioning (but really, I get cold so quickly that it feels good to me), the atmosphere, the Baker Love, the P-Space. Perhaps most of all, there’s the location on South Campus. Word of advice: TRY TO BE ON SOUTH CAMPUS BECAUSE YOUR LIFE WILL BE SO MUCH BETTER.

    Trust me, unless you are in Business or you happen to really love walking (which, by the way, gets incredibly superfluous after about 5 minutes), South Campus is the way to be. And there is one thing about South Campus that all its residents are aware of: bagpipe guy. Read the rest of this entry »

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    LIFE IN A TOASTER

    Written by: | September 5, 2014

    August 25th 2014, agh what a day I will never forget. You see this was the day of Ohio State’s convocation for the class of 2018 and new transfer students. Read the rest of this entry »

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    Adventures of a Freshman Tourist

    Written by: | September 5, 2014

    Day 1: Knowlton Hall
    I once met someone who said their goal in college was to everyday explore a new building on campus so they would be able to fully take in every hidden gem that their college had to offer. A new building every day is a little optimistic so I’ve decided to aim for maybe one new place per week.
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    10 Reasons Why Buckeyes are an Awesome Mascot

    Written by: | September 3, 2014

    Alright so I know what you’re thinking. “Who the heck makes a buckeye their mascot?” “I know, right, like it makes no sense at all.” “Lol geez for real let’s go get some Arby’s and talk about this more.” As you can see, these are bad, bad people…

    Okay so I’ll admit that originally a Buckeye is a pretty mundane and stupid mascot, but I’m here to put that myth to rest. Here are the top 10 reasons why Buckeyes are an awesome mascot (and definitely better than your school’s mascot):

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    Welcome Week Survival Guide: How Not to Die of Various Causes Your First Week

    Written by: | September 3, 2014

    Hello World! It’s been a little over a week since arrival, and I’ve barely survived… but in the best way. Choosing to come to OSU means choosing to have thousands of options, and it can get a little cray cray at times. While here, I’ve complied a list of do’s, don’ts, and random anecdotes to enrich your current/ future college experience:

    Testosterone-filled college males, Splash Mountain style

    Testosterone-filled college males, Splash Mountain style

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    Amazing Experience with My IFI Host Family

    Written by: | September 2, 2014

    Here I am, spending my first week on campus.

    I came here on August 19th and stayed with my host family free for five nights. Gene and Phyllis are my “host grandfather and grandmother,” they have been hosting international students since 1996. My flight from Chicago to Columbus was cancelled and I unexpectedly lost my luggage. Gene helped find my luggage and took me to the airport in order to bring it back to home. They treated me so well I did not even want to move into my dormitory.

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    127 Hours- Welcome Week Concert Edition

    Written by: | September 2, 2014

    Time from the start of Welcome Week Concert, or WWC:

    0 minutes – Wow, my friends actually got front row for this concert. These are pretty good spots. I’m impressed! You go, friends. You go!

    5 minutes- Alright let’s get this show on the road, people. I had to rush through my excellent and nutritious meal of Ohio Dogs in order to be here for this. Read the rest of this entry »

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    A Classy Time on the First Day of Class

    Written by: | September 2, 2014

    Right now, I am writing this in the Journalism Building. This fact may seem rather asinine, but it is relevant nonetheless.

    I thought I was all prepared to go to my first survey class (excluding the Monday meeting); I thought I knew what was up when I left my dorm. In reality, I had managed to grievously misread something somewhere along the line, resulting in the idea that my survey class met on Wednesday.
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    Hello World: Cupcakes, Fire Hazards, and Class in a Movie Theater

    Written by: | September 2, 2014

    WHOA. OSU. It begins!!

    So Wednesday was my first-ever computer science class, and thanks to that, I now know that the traditional first program new comp sci students learn is called “Hello, World!”  That seems to be good timing for this particular blog entry, since it’s the first of (hopefully) many posts as I chronicle my journey at Ohio State. So far so good!

    Plenty of culture shock this week, starting with: Read the rest of this entry »

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    There Are a Lot of People Here

    Written by: | August 31, 2014

    I come from a town of about 7,000 people. None of us are strangers; we will all see each other more than once in our lives. Over time, we become extensions of one another – each other’s arms, eyes, hearts…

    At Ohio State, I cannot say the same.

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