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An Ode to the Vanilla Latte

Written by    Nov 10, 2016

When I first got here I decided that I was going to try every coffee drink on every menu at every café here on campus. To be clear, this meant every iced, frozen, and regular drink available. I haven’t done the math, but I’m sure the journey is going to be a caloric nightmare. From the onset, I understood this was an ambitious idea, but […]

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Author, Dining

Term 1, Autumn 2016: According to Snapchat

Written by    Oct 24, 2016

I’m not sure if it’s a sad thing that seven weeks of my life can be summed up in six pictures, but here we are. Welcome Week was Ohio State’s attempt at making the initial college transition a little less difficult. Campus was alive with free things–events, food, et cetera–and it all culminated in an evening at the Schott that consisted of glitter cannons and a very interesting […]

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Campus Life, Classes, Events, Football, Personal, Personal Events

Taking midterms versus being taken by midterms

Written by    Oct 6, 2016

As of yesterday, the mid-semester assessments of what I’ve learned and what I haven’t were all officially finished. I completed three midterms; one I took, another took me, and a third remains inconclusive. In college, midterms are just like high school tests, albeit worth more points and not as frequent. By extension, they’re more important. I realized this much too late for my physics class, […]

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Academics, midterms, Studying

Being an adult for seven straight days

Written by    Sep 23, 2016

Yesterday, while scrolling through quotes to put as an Instagram caption for my birthday post, I paused for a second to think about what a whirlwind my week has been. Since the beginning of the week, I stumbled into adulthood in more than one way. I hesitate to say it, but as I sit here I feel like in five days I’ve grown up more than […]

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Internships, midterms, Personal, Personal Events, The Future

Two weeks of college…

Written by    Sep 1, 2016

….and I’m still not sure what I’m doing. Despite the fact that it hasn’t quite sunk in yet that I’m actually here, tomorrow marks the end of my second week as an Ohio State freshman. Right now I feel like I’m at a really bizarre sleep-away camp and I’m going home soon. Despite this, here, presented in no particular order, are the top six pieces of advice […]

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Advice, Author, Campus Life, Personal Events, Student Life