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The Great Return of Pomerene Hall

Written by    Sep 24, 2018

This past Sunday, I went to a building I had never previously explored at any time in the past two years. What’s more, this building was on south campus, just down the street from Smith-Steeb and Park-Stradley, where I lived for the last two years. How is this possible, you may ask? The historic Pomerene Hall has actually been closed since 2016 for renovations, and […]

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Author, Dining

5 things that are “worth it”

Written by    Jun 7, 2018

Around summertime, especially if you’re an incoming freshman, you have a lot of emails coming in about a lot of decisions you need to make. What meal plan, where you’ll live, if you’ll life with someone you know, what classes to take, yada yada yada. It’s hard to decide what choices you should take a risk on, and with what choices you should just go […]

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Dining, Food, Football, Housing, School Spirit, Student Life

The Joye of Cooking

Written by    Apr 10, 2018

Now that the obligatory Discworld reference is done with, we’re going to talk about something that everyone really should know how to do — especially if you’re going to college. That thing is cooking. Because, let me tell you from experience, at some point, you will get tired of the food your college offers. No matter how good it is (or how many varieties your […]

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Advice, Dining, Food, nutrition

The Perks of Attending a Big University

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Lots of high school seniors are afraid to commit to a large college, fearing that their classes will be impersonal or that they won’t be able to make friends. The truth is, I have lots of small classes at OSU, even as a freshman. I’ve met so many amazing people, and there are loads of benefits of being a student at a big school, such […]

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Advice, Author, Columbus, Dining, Recreation

Meal Plans at OSU: The Basics

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

I never really worried about figuring out what my meal plan meant until it was time for me to move out and start my freshman year at Ohio State. It was then that I realized I had no clue what the differences were between swipes, dining dollars, and Buck-ID cash. It took me a few days to get everything figured out, so here are the […]

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Dining, Food, Student Life

Making the most of your BuckID

Written by    Oct 19, 2017

During freshman orientation, be sure to put on your best smile! You will be getting your photo taken for your BuckID! While attending The Ohio State University, you will need your BuckID pretty much everywhere you go. At first, it can be challenging figuring out how to use this 3.25 x 2 inch card. Before you know it, you’ll become a BuckID master!   Most […]

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Advice, Dining, Food

My first trip to the short north

Written by    Oct 3, 2017

It’s pretty sad, but I’ve lived in Central Ohio my whole life and never made it to the Short North. I hear about the shops and all the food constantly from friends and classmates, so I decided it was time to check it out and report back to see if it’s worth the hype. First stop: the famed North Market! Alright guys, I took my camera […]

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Columbus, Dining, Recreation

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

What Meal Plan Should I Get?

Written by    Mar 6, 2017

One of the most difficult parts of the housing selection process for me last year was choosing which meal plan to get. As an incoming freshman who knew a total of five people going to Ohio State, I did not have many people to ask. After changing my meal plan five times during that first week of school, I thought I would offer some advice to any […]

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Advice, Campus Life, Dining, Food, Student Life

6 Little Things Ohio State has to Offer

Written by    Feb 14, 2017

If you’re considering Ohio State, I’m sure you’ve got a million things on your pros and cons list. Not to overload you, but here are a few more things to add. All of the below are things I didn’t know/didn’t think about before I accepted my admission. We’re a Coca-Cola sponsored campus. Which means that your dining dollars and swipes can only buy you coke […]

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Dining, Food, Housing, University Housing, Why Ohio State?