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Crutches on Campus? Make Your Life Easier!!

Written by    Oct 25, 2017

Are you recently injured or post surgery wobbling around campus with a boot or crutches? I recently completed my second marathon in Columbus and found my-self with a foot injury that made walking long distances a real pain. Even worse, my good friend Rachel managed to obtain and stress fracture in her foot and is wearing a boot for the next couple of weeks. Here […]

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Student Research: What To Expect

Written by    Jun 28, 2017

Undergraduate student research has been one of the absolute greatest things I have done during my time at Ohio State. When I was a wee little freshman just a few short years ago, you wouldn’t have been able to convince me that I would be full-time student research assistant and getting published in REAL medical journals by age 20. There are many things I didn’t […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Internships, On-campus work, Research, Student Life, Why Ohio State?, Work

Student Research: How To Get the Job

Written by    Jun 28, 2017

You may be wondering how to get a job in research after hearing all about what research jobs entail… either from my post Student Research: What to Expect or from your friends at Ohio State. Either way, you are a true science geek who is obviously super eager to join a lab. Congrats! It is usually difficult to start in a lab as a freshman […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Internships, Research, Student Life, The Future, Why Ohio State?

Running Opportunities In and Around Campus

Written by    Jun 27, 2017

Hello fellow Buckeye runners! Hoping to find where to run on campus and join races? Looking for some running buddies? When I first came on to campus a few years ago, I wish I had known about these opportunities for running and working out on campus and in the surrounding area. Here are my recommendations for routes, races, and people to run with! Where is […]

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Athletics, Author, Columbus, Events, Recreation, Student Life, Student orgs, Why Ohio State?

Choosing a Good Service Abroad: Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

Written by    Jun 22, 2017

This week, I returned from my fourth service trip in Haiti since 2014, and I am excited to say that Haiti has improved so much since the previous time I was there exactly one year ago. You can read about that adventure here: Haiti: I save but I’m not a savior and Lè ou an Ayiti, wap konpran. Each time I travel to this beautiful and exotic country, […]

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Activism, Author, International, Personal, Travel, Why Ohio State?

Grocery and Food Tips For the Dorm Life

Written by    May 24, 2017

Lets talk about everyone’s favorite topic: food. As the school year came to a close and I moved out of my residence hall the final time and into an apartment just off campus for the summer. It was time to take on quite a few responsibilities including going grocery shopping. Its funny how much you take your meal plan for granted until it is time to […]

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Advice, Dining, Food, Housing, Student Life, University Housing

Best Study Places on Campus

Written by    Apr 4, 2017

Its the final stretch of the year–yay! Whether you still have a few last minute midterms to knock out like I did yesterday (biochemistry and organic chemistry–yuck), a paper or two, or you are getting a big head start on finals season, choosing the right study spots for what you need to get done is essential.

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Academics, Advice, finals, midterms, Personal, Studying

Climbing at Ohio State

Written by    Mar 24, 2017

If you have never visited the ARC (Adventure Recreation Center) at Ohio State, now is the time to give it a try! I experienced the ARC for the first time by going rock climbing this week! Here is all the info you need to know to be able to go Rock Climbing for FREE at OSU! Transportation There is fairly cheap parking just outside the […]

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Athletics, Recreation, Student Life

Favorite Class of the Semester

Written by    Jan 23, 2017

Welcome back to campus, Buckeyes! I absolutely need to brag about my favorite class of the semester. I may be slightly biases because I am a pre-med major, but you guys need to check this class out: History 2705: History of Medicine in Western Society You guys… this is the best class ever. I might have it at 8 a.m. twice a week but this […]

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Academics, Author, Classes

How to Run a Marathon When You Don’t Like Running

Written by    Nov 21, 2016

Recently, I participated in the Columbus City marathon only a few short weeks ago. There are over 20,000 people who participate in either the full or half marathon and it is a Boston Marathon Qualifying preliminary race. Now picture a girl who hasn’t run further than six miles in her life before the beginning of this past summer. She never did cross country or track […]

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Athletics, Columbus, Personal Events