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A (sort-of) campus tour

Written by    Oct 24, 2016

So recently my father came into town to visit me as a belated birthday gift.

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Advice, Advocacy, Arts, Campus Life, Classes, Housing, Personal, School Spirit, Studying, Why Ohio State?

An InterACTive Class

Written by    Oct 11, 2016

At the beginning of this semester I auditioned (and was offered a spot) in Theatre 3921S, better known as InterACT, a service-learning class that tackles social issues through theatre. Specifically, InterACT brings students together to devise an original piece, perform it, and then use improv to bring the situations to life before an audience.

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Is this a play I see before me?

Written by    Oct 7, 2016

This semester, I am taking Theatre 2100, and one of the assignments is seeing three plays over the course of the semester produced by the Ohio State Department of Theatre. I saw the first of the three plays, Macbeth, last Saturday, and the performance was unlike anything I had ever seen on stage. Having read Shakespeare several times over my educational career, I thought I […]

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Being an Arts Scholars Mentor

Written by    Sep 29, 2016

So, as a sophomore in the Arts Scholars program at Ohio State, I decided to be a part of the mentoring program, in which second-years take on a “Little” and form a family with another sophomore. Six weeks in and I love it! So, I thought I would share with you all a little bit of my experience. For starters, my Little is amazing! I […]

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A Very Columbus Weekend

Written by    Sep 26, 2016

  When I was a freshman, part of Commencement was “exploring Columbus” as Ohio State is so keenly sibling to, or arguably a gear within, Ohio’s capital. While this event can certainly help students from out of the town get acquainted with the city they will now have as a secondary home, there is definitely a difference between walking around a city and experiencing it through […]

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A northerner on the Short North

Written by    Sep 6, 2016

Let’s talk about Carthage, New York. A smallish town eighty miles north of Syracuse, where summer lasts for about two seconds and the rest of the time we live in igloos. The shopping scene is just as barren: for groceries, there’s Price Chopper; for morning coffee there’s Dunkin Donuts and McDonald’s; for lunch and dinner there are a couple diners, and if you’re feeling fancy, […]

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Wicked good deals

Written by    Sep 2, 2016

I always dreamed of seeing a musical NOT put on by high-schoolers convinced they were the next Julie Andrews or Dick Van Dyke. It took 18 years, but Ohio State is the place where dreams come true. Not without stress, I might add. Let me share: As a part of the Humanities Scholar group, it is mandatory that I accrue a certain amount of points each […]

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It’s a Millennial Theatre Thing

Written by    Aug 1, 2016

As I mentioned in a previous post, one of the activities I filled my summer with was a production of Heathers the Musical with the Millennial Theatre Company (MTC).

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Academics, Arts, Classes

What I’m doing this summer

Written by    Jun 28, 2016

What am I up to while I’m home this summer, you ask? Well I’ll tell you! Interning So I’m enrolled in the Communications Internship course for the summer, which basically means I’m earning credit for a class as I complete my internship. I’m working for a local fiction paperback shop (yes, those still exist), and I’m developing my marketing, outreach and customer service skills in addition to […]

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Day trip to Fez, Morocco

Written by    Jun 21, 2016

Studying abroad can be a lot of work, so this weekend I took a break and took a short trip to Fez, Morrocco.

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