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Being a Pen PALS Mentor

Written by    Dec 8, 2017

During orientation and those first few days on campus, everyone was preaching at me to get involved, get involved, get involved! And you know what? They were right. One of the first things I got involved in during my first year at Ohio State was Pen PALS (Peers Advancing Literacy in Students). Because my roommate had joined, and because I thought it looked cool, I […]

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Student orgs

Fashionably #ForTheKids

Written by    Nov 8, 2017

I’m no expert when it comes to fashion, but I knew BuckeyeThon’s annual fashion show benefiting the kids of Nationwide Children’s Hospital would not require me to be one in order to have a great time supporting the kids. And I wasn’t wrong. 🙂

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

Life on the Block

Written by    Nov 7, 2017

One of the student organizations that I, and many other Buckeyes, dedicate time to is Block”O”! Block “O”, for those who don’t know, is the student organization responsible for cheering on many of Ohio State’s athletic teams. From hockey to volleyball and soccer to football, members of Block “O” make sure that Buckeye spirit is loud and proud!

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Athletics, Author, Columbus, Football, Student Life, Student orgs

Get Involved!

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

Hey Buckeyes!  With the semester already more than halfway through, now might be a good time to start thinking about getting involved in the OSU community. For prospective students and freshmen, this is especially important because participating in campus activities early on is a fantastic way to meet new people and make some friends. Here are a few different ways that you can get involved […]

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Campus Life, Student Life, Student orgs, Work

A Game of Carrom

Written by    Oct 25, 2017

So last weekend I spent my Sunday night at OSU’s own Hindi Club Game Night, rather than continuing to do homework (like any sensible person). And it was indeed worth it, for we all had a lot of fun. And I also learned a couple new games! Go-Fish (No, I had never played Go-Fish before) The highlight of the night, of course, was the Carrom […]

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Author, Recreation, Student orgs

The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Ceremony

Written by    Sep 12, 2017

Now, most of you might be asking what the title is referring to. To be more precise, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, according to the brochure/pamphlet, is an award that recognizes authors  “whose works confront racism and celebrate diversity.” They were established by Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf, and are fittingly held in Cleveland annually. But wait, why do I have the brochure? Because […]

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Author, Diversity, Recreation, Student orgs

Navigating the 50 Clubs You Signed Up For

Written by    Aug 30, 2017

  So, the Involvement Fair just took place last week. You hiked to The Oval with your roommate ready for free t-shirts and free food.  After being completely overwhelmed by over 200 tables, using the “Involvement Fair” geo-filter, and taking a selfie with Brutus, it has been three hours. The fair was long, hot, chaotic, and you are more than ready for a long nap. As you […]

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Advice, Student Life, Student orgs

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?

NEW Leadership Ohio: A Conference on Women in Politics

Written by    Jun 6, 2017

This summer, I engaged in one of the best opportunities of my life through the NEW Leadership Ohio Conference on Women in Politics. For a week at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, I worked with my female peers and community leaders in order to learn and explore the “mysterious” political sector. In particular, we learned about what it means to run for public […]

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Academics, Activism, Advice, Advocacy, Author, Columbus, Events, Personal Events, Student orgs

An RA’s Advice for New Residents

Written by    May 4, 2017

For lots of freshmen, moving on campus is their first time living on their own. It may be a little intimidating, but it will also be a lot of fun! Here is my professional advice to be a successful resident your first semester:

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Academics, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Home, Housing, Student Life, Student orgs, University Housing