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An Exciting Announcement

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Eek!! (substitute whatever noise of excitement most tickles your whiskers). As of last week, I officially tacked on my second minor: Film Studies. More than just being able to minor is something of interest, this was an exciting moment for me because it officially marks my career shift. When I came to The Ohio State University, I was certain I wanted to be an English […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Personal Events, School Spirit, Travel, Why Ohio State?

How to be the Bestest, Most Talented, All As, Dream Student

Written by    Oct 12, 2017

Welcome! We’re here at the tail end of Week 7 (is that right? fingers crossed) and I know I’ve got something you will all want to read. I’m about to give you my “How to be the Bestest, Most Talented, All As, Dream Student” guide. So, click those seat belts… let’s go for a ride! So, who is a bestest, most talented, all As, dream student? […]

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Academics, Classes, midterms, Personal, Stress, Stress Relief, Student Life, The Future

May-mester Memories

Written by    Jun 12, 2017

Today marks a week since I returned from being abroad for a month. (“What?” Where?!” “Why” a chorus of children’s voices ask)

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Arts, Author, Classes, International, Personal, School Spirit, Student Life, Study Abroad, Why Ohio State?

Your College Week Depicted by Drake

Written by    Mar 28, 2017

So, there’s this new hip thing the kids are doing: they’re describing their weeks or weekends with relevant pop culture figures. So, in on honor of this, and in honor of Drake’s recent release, I give you: Your College Week Depicted by Drake. Monday Tired…confused…overwhelmed. Or, just trying to solve that extra credit math problem. Tuesday Ok, so you get over your mopey Monday and find […]

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Author, Campus Life, Classes, Personal, Relaxation, Stress, Student Life

4 Different Ways to do Your Reading

Written by    Feb 23, 2017

Howdy folks! Well, it’s just about halfway through the semester, which means I’m in the thick of all my classes. As an English major taking 18 credit hours, this means…you guessed it, a lot of reading! (Like, a lot, a lot of reading).

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Academics, Advice, Classes, Home, Stress Relief, Studying

Resource Profile: The Writing Center

Written by    Feb 6, 2017

Welp, Ohio State has this incredible thing called the Writing Center. It’s purrrdy great, if you ask me. However, I think it is a pretty under-used resource on campus that many people could really benefit from if they knew more about it. I am admittedly biased on this matter since I am currently taking a class in preparation to work in the writing center. BUT…that […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Stress Relief, Studying, Why Ohio State?

The Stages of the Semester’s First Late Night

Written by    Jan 27, 2017

Ahh, Week 3; faint are the memories of syllabus week and light homework, heavy are the myriad of assignments piling on. Yes, it has always seemed to me that Week 3 marks the descent into the maddening routine of consistent homework…in all your classes…every night. So, I shouldn’t have been surprised when last night I had, for the first time this semester, my first late […]

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Advice, Author, Classes, Personal, Stress, Student Life, Studying

New *Semester*, New Me

Written by    Jan 9, 2017

Ugh…it’s time to accept that winter break is over. There’s nothing to be done to make it last any longer (besides skipping your classes–but don’t do that, folks). I’m not one for big, sweeping new year’s resolutions. But, on the eve of a new semester, I’ve found myself considering a few changes I’d like to make so that this semester is better than the last. […]

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Advice, Campus Life, Classes, Home, Personal, Schedules, School Spirit, Stress, Student Life, The Future

5 Things to Do Instead of Eating Leftover Sweets

Written by    Dec 29, 2016

I have a strong suspicion that I’m not alone in saying that winter break has equated to me eating a lot less healthily, to put it politely. And, after recently celebrating Christmas, the situation escalated drastically. I spent the entire day after Christmas eating, and only one thing wasn’t some form of leftover dessert. And there’s still leftovers…and I’m still eating them. (Don’t tell anyone, […]

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Food, nutrition

The Curse of Indecision: Study Abroad

Written by    Dec 19, 2016

If there were a written account of every time my CID (Crippling Indecision) flared, you’d have enough for a chunky anthology. And, yeah, everyone suffers from some CID every now and again, but it’s a chronic condition for me. I’ll have an episode over the littlest things (*cough* what exercise I want to do next when working out *cough*). But, like I said, that’s an anthology […]

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Stress, Student Life, Study Abroad, The Future, Travel, Why Ohio State?