Move-In Day Tips and Tricks

Written by    Aug 17, 2017

If you are #new2osu this semester, you are probably feeling one of a few ways about move in being so soon: PUMPED! Anxious Ready Overwhelmed Neutral And all of these are totally fine! I’m hear to give you some last minute tips on how to save a few headaches (and arguments) on move-in day!

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Advice, Campus Life, Columbus, Housing, Stress, Student Life

You’re a Freshman: Advice to My Sister

Written by    Aug 17, 2017

I can’t believe you’re going to be a freshman starting tomorrow—a lanyard-wearing, large-group-walking, too-loud-talking freshman. I’m kinda worried about how college will change you, but I’m mostly hopeful that it will bring us closer—as in you’ll text me back sometimes and I won’t have to Snapchat you to get you to reply. As you’re saying hello to college, I’m saying my final goodbye. Here are […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Author, Classes, Personal, Student Life, Studying

My First Summer “Back” at Home: a Lesson

Written by    Jul 31, 2017

Summer. For most it’s a brief time full of sun, tanning, relaxing, and water in one or more of its many forms. Now, usually this applies to me as well, however…this summer was my first summer “back” at home after living at school all year, and I was not excited about it. As summer is now coming to a close, I am now able to […]

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Author, Campus Life, Personal, Why Ohio State?

2017 NBA Finals Part 2: Florence, Italy vs. Columbus, Ohio

Written by    Jul 31, 2017

Ladies and gentleman, I’d to announce that I have taken my talents to Greece and Italy this summer. And it was lit, man. Lit. The Acropolis in Athens, breathtaking ancient ruins. The Parthenon in Rome, the old-fashioned shoe. Chet street art and the David in Florence. The Bell Tower in Sienna with the most breathtaking view of Tuscany. The clear, deep blue waters of the […]

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Columbus, Home, Personal, The Future

Top 9 things I didn’t do until senior year that I wish I’d done sooner

Written by    Jul 28, 2017

The title says it all. Some of the many things I didn’t do until my last year of college that I don’t understand why I didn’t do earlier: Gateway D-Tix: Ohio State has a program called Discount Tickets, or D-Tix. The most powerful D-Tix of them all is the Gateway Film Center. For a mere $3, you can get a voucher for a ticket at […]

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Advice, Author, Recreation, Relaxation, Student Life

Packing for School: This Year vs Last Year

Written by    Jul 27, 2017

Last time I blogged, I talked about how my first housing worry was how will all my things fit, so this time I want to talk about what came second on the list of Housing Things I Worried About: what do I bring? Obviously after living in a dorm for a year, I know a little bit about what works and what doesn’t. I also want to talk about what […]

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Author, Housing, University Housing

Getting a Haircut

Written by    Jul 14, 2017

If you are like me, then you need a haircut about every five weeks to tame your thick, luscious mane. If you are not like me, then you probably began undergoing the preliminary stages of male-pattern baldness in your late-teens, and I feel sorry for you. Fret not, for you still have options. Finding a good barbershop is like discovering a restaurant you love. As time […]

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How’s your summer going?

Written by    Jul 11, 2017

No matter where you are reading this, I hope you are not missing out on the pleasantly satisfying sunshine of the summer time. I’m writing this, with much hope to be at beach instead of this boring desk, to let you know how I’ve been spending the summer. This summer break showed me how being at Ohio State broadens the spectrum of opportunities that I can […]

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Internships, Relaxation, Student Life

The Anatomy of an Ohio State Quad

Written by    Jul 11, 2017

You did it: you’ve been accepted, you’ve enrolled, you’ve even gone to orientation. The next step, and one of the last ones you’ll take before stepping on campus in August, is receiving your housing assignment and getting ready for moving in. Housing is one of the scariest parts of college—what room will I get? Where will I live? Will my roommate(s) be nice? While I […]

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Author, Housing, University Housing

Summer Internships: 5 Pro Tips

Written by    Jul 11, 2017

Lately, I have been reflecting on my summer internship in regards to what I have learned and how I have grown. I have a few tidbits that I would like to share. 1. You can survive the long days/weeks Before starting this Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. summer internship, I had my doubts. In the past, I had only ever worked half […]

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