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Predictions Based on the First Week

Written by    Jan 17, 2017

Now that I’ve completed my first week of classes, I’d like to think I have a pretty good idea of what to expect for the rest of the semester. I thought I would post my predictions here so that I can come back to them in May and let you all know if I was right! Anthropology 2202H: Intro to Cultural Anthropology I took another […]

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Academics, Classes

Grocery Shopping: Home vs School

Written by    Dec 28, 2016

While I’ve been home for winter break, I’ve gone grocery shopping with my mom, and I was¬†thinking about all of the ways that the experience was different compared to when I go grocery shopping by myself at school. Here are some of the main aspects that make them such varying experiences: 1. Transportation I don’t have a car at school, so getting to the grocery […]

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Peer Mentor Adventures

Written by    Dec 15, 2016

This semester, I completed my third Freshman Survey class. If you’re concerned that I failed Freshman Survey twice, don’t be–last year and this year, I was in survey class as an Honors Arts and Sciences peer mentor. I’ve really enjoyed being a peer mentor, and I’m planning to do it again next year. Here’s a little more about my experience as a peer mentor:

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Honors & Scholars

Study Techniques that Saved my Grades this Semester

Written by    Nov 29, 2016

I’m in some pretty hard classes this semester, so I had to reevaluate my old study methods and make some changes. In the past, I’ve mostly gotten by with just reading over my notes a few days before an exam, but I knew that wouldn’t be enough this semester. Here’s what I’ve come up with for this semester–they’ve all been really helpful in keeping my […]

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Academics, Studying

Weird Holidays Around Ohio State: October Edition

Written by    Nov 8, 2016

October has ended, so I’m back to report on some weird holidays I celebrated at Ohio State¬†last month! October 5: World Teachers Day I used this day to appreciate all of the great teachers I’ve had at Ohio State. I’ve learned so much here, and I know it wouldn’t be possible without professors who were willing to pass on their knowledge! October 8: Pierogi Day […]

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Events, Food, Student Life

The start of something new

Written by    Oct 25, 2016

The past few semesters, I’ve been helping out with a really cool project. A group of people and I are working to start a chapter of Gamma Rho Lambda (GRL), an LGBT-inclusive sorority, at Ohio State. It’s been so much fun to be a part of this group, so I wanted to share a little bit about it with you.

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Campus Life, Diversity, Student Life, Student orgs

Weird holidays around Ohio State

Written by    Oct 3, 2016

I love those obscure holidays that you’ve never heard of until you see it trending on Twitter, or Sandra Boynton posts a cute illustration about it. You know–national [insert food here] day or international [random career] day. So I’ve decided to start trying to celebrate more of these wacky holidays, and it turns out that Ohio State is a good place to do it. Here’s […]

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Events, Food, Student Life

Easy apartment meals!

Written by    Sep 20, 2016

In my last blog post, I mentioned that one of the things that was different about living in an apartment as opposed to a residence hall was that I have to make my own meals. I’ve been experimenting with some recipes, and I wanted to share some successful ones with you!

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Residence hall vs. apartment

Written by    Sep 12, 2016

This year, I’ve moved out of the on-campus residence halls and into an apartment. In the three weeks that I’ve lived here, I’ve noticed some differences between the two that I wanted to share with you: 1. My own bedroom Instead of having to squish two people into a tiny dorm room, this year I have a whole room to myself. It’s so nice to […]

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Housing, Student Life

Community Commitment

Written by    Aug 29, 2016

Today, I attended Community Commitment, Ohio State’s annual day of community service that is held at the beginning of fall semester. This year was the 20th year that OSU has had a Community Commitment day, but it was the first time I’d gone, so I was excited to see what it was like! I went with some of the girls from the LGBT sorority I’m […]

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Columbus, Events, Student Life