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Best Food Forward

Written by    Sep 15, 2017

I recently learned about an awesome new program available at Ohio State: Best Food Forward. This is a group of students who want to make it easier for students to have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, and they’ve started bulk-buying groups to make it happen. Here’s how it works:

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Author, Food

Gallery Hop

Written by    Sep 12, 2017

I spent my time wisely this Labor Day weekend: by going to Gallery Hop in the Short North with some friends. Gallery Hop is when the art galleries and restaurants in the Short North stay open late so that people can walk around and enjoy the artwork. It takes place on the first Saturday of every month, which means that if you’re just in Columbus during […]

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Arts, Columbus, Events, Student Life

The Great Gateway

Written by    Aug 28, 2017

One of the things I’ve been appreciating since coming back to Ohio State is being walking distance from the Gateway Film Center. The Gateway Film Center shows many of the movies that regular movie theaters do, but they also show many independent films and documentaries, and host special events like Sensory Friendly movies where the volume is lowered and the lights are kept on.

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Columbus, Relaxation, Student Life

Maymester Experiences Part Two

Written by    Jul 3, 2017

I’m back with another Maymester interview! My friend Lauren took a class that involved going to New York City for a week with classmates and professors to learn about human rights. Here’s what she told me about it.

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Advocacy, Classes

Maymester Experiences Part One

Written by    Jun 19, 2017

I hope all of you are enjoying your summer break! Although I’m home in Cleveland for the summer, I found out that several of my friends took advantage of an Ohio State experience called Maymester Study Abroad. This is when students can participate in a program during the month of May (after spring semester finals end) that allows them to visit a different country. I interviewed them […]

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Study Abroad

Prediction Results: Spring 2017 Edition

Written by    May 11, 2017

As you may remember, I wrote a blog post in January where I made predictions about all of my classes for the semester. Now that I’ve been on summer break for over a week, I figured it was time to reflect on these predictions and see how accurate I was.

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Classes

Volunteering + Learning about a Cool Columbus Resource!

Written by    Apr 24, 2017

This weekend, I went with some of my friends in the LGBT sorority to volunteer at Kaleidoscope Youth Center, Columbus’s center for LGBT youth ages 12-20. Because none of us had ever been there before, we started off with a tour of the center. It’s an amazing and huge building, with a library full of LGBT-related books, a technology center, a cafe, and much more. […]

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Author, Columbus, Diversity

Numerous Research Resources

Written by    Apr 17, 2017

This semester, I’m in a history class that requires us to write a few essays analyzing articles from historical newspapers. I cringed a little when I read this in the syllabus, imagining me sitting in Thompson Library for hours with newspapers strewn all around me, searching for the perfect article. Luckily, Ohio State gives us access to an online database that eliminates the need for […]

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Academics, Classes, Research

Safe Zones at Ohio State

Written by    Mar 13, 2017

Last week, I attended an LGBT Safe Zone training put on by Ohio State’s Multicultural Center. As someone who is involved in several LGBT groups on campus, I went as a refresher on information I was already somewhat familiar with. However, I was excited to see that most of the other participants in the training were Ohio State faculty and staff members who were eager […]

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Advocacy, Diversity, Student Life

The Country We Love With Diane Guerrero

Written by    Mar 8, 2017

Last week, I attended yet another amazing OUAB event: seeing actress Diane Guerrero speak. I love Orange is the New Black, and I expected her talk to be about her time on the show, but most of her talk was about her experiences being the child of undocumented immigrants who were deported when she was in high school. Although it wasn’t what I was expecting, it was […]

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Diversity, Events