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Where, Oh Where, Has Rylan Been?

Written by    Apr 10, 2018

Hi Y’all! It’s me, Rylan. Yes, I’m alive(?)! I’ve been a little absent from the blog this semester, and I wanted to explain why. Hopefully, in the process, I might also shed some light on the possibilities of student life at OSU and the art of being busy (which are both more apt topics than me simply venting about my routine). Here’s what I’ve been up […]

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Advice, Campus Life, Co-curricular work, Columbus, Internships, On-campus work, Personal, Personal Events, School Spirit, Stress, Student Life, Student orgs, The Future, Why Ohio State?, Work

College Relationships

Written by    Apr 10, 2018

OK before you go assuming let’s establish one thing:

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Academics, Advice, Classes, Student Life, Why Ohio State?

Things no one told me about college

Written by    Mar 26, 2018

Okay, obviously you hear a lot of advice and information before going off to college. But no one ever talks about the little things, the tiny, insignificant differences that are actually pretty big changes. Here are a few things nobody told me, and that took me by surprise. You DON’T ASK THE PROFESSOR to use the restroom. This may sound like a really dumb thing to be […]

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Student Life, Why Ohio State?

Women Empowerment through Film

Written by    Mar 26, 2018

I saw Black Panther just one week after its initial release. Clearly, you’d think I’d have to pay an outrageous price for my movie ticket…WRONG! I purchased my ticket for only $3! How is this possible?? Well, the Office of Student Life has an awesome program called D-Tix (Discount Ticket Program).   Through D-Tix, Ohio State students have the ability to purchase reduced priced tickets […]

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Author, Columbus, Relaxation, Why Ohio State?

Ways to Make A Difference

Written by    Mar 21, 2018

One of the great things about attending Ohio State is the opportunity to discover causes that call you to action! There’s something for everyone to stand behind, and one of the causes I find myself gravitating toward is cancer research. Two of my favorite ways to make a difference are through participating in the Ohio State 4 Miler and in BuckeyeThon.

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Activism, Advice, Columbus, Events, School Spirit, Student Life, Student orgs, Why Ohio State?

Confessions of a Student Organization President

Written by    Feb 16, 2018

During my first Boo Radley Society meeting, I was impressed by the leadership and immediately knew I wanted to hold office one day. Fast forward to 2018 as I finish up my term as the 2017-2018 President!

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Author, Campus Life, School Spirit, Stress, Student Life, Student orgs, Why Ohio State?

Lana Del Rey at the Schott

Written by    Feb 12, 2018

Although there are many perks to attending The Ohio State University, one of my favorites is being in Columbus, Ohio. Being in a large city creates many opportunities to see some of my favorite performers in various venues near campus. A few weeks ago, I spontaneously decided to see Lana del Rey at the Schottenstein Center. The Jerome Schottenstein Center, or more commonly known as […]

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Author, Campus Life, Columbus, Personal, Stress Relief, Why Ohio State?

Going Home: How I Know I Chose the Right School

Written by    Dec 8, 2017

Like many of you, I went home for Thanksgiving this past week. I enjoyed the time spent with my family and pets, and heavily regret the absurd amounts of food that I ate. All in all, it was a great time, and I was happy to be home. Right before departing for home, though, I was overcome with a strange feeling. Why don’t I want […]

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Advice, Author, Home, Personal, Why Ohio State?

Reflecting on My First Semester of College

Written by    Dec 8, 2017

I cannot believe I’m almost halfway through my first year of college! Time really does fly when you’re having fun! I’ve experienced a ton of change since moving to Columbus in August, but I can’t imagine myself anywhere else. I would like to reflect on everything I’ve experienced so far. The Beginning Looking back, I have to say the first couple weeks of the semester […]

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Author, Campus Life, Personal, Why Ohio State?

OSU Resources I wish I knew about earlier

Written by    Nov 28, 2017

OSU is here to help. They help with your homework, classes, job searches . . . even finding free or cheap tickets to events. With the amount of resources here though, it’s hard to keep track of them or even know about them. I have decided to compile a list of what I consider to be the best resources everyone should know about: The language […]

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Academics, Why Ohio State?