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Mental health in college: my experience

Written by    May 1, 2018

My whole life, I’ve lived with with GAD and panic disorder. I’ve had very good years where it didn’t inhibit me whatsoever, and I’ve had very bad years where I’ve struggled to simply leave my house. I wasn’t real sure how I would handle leaving home and being thrown into a completely new environment. I was afraid my anxiety would escalate and I wouldn’t be able […]

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Activism, Author, Personal

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?

Fisher Impact Day

Written by    Nov 17, 2017

Last Friday, we had a day off from classes for Veterans’ Day. I have an 8 a.m. class on Fridays, so this meant I had a week off from waking up early to walk across campus, right? Not so fast. For the day off, the Fisher College of Business held their annual Fisher Impact Day. I was one of nearly 1,000 students who took part […]

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Activism, Author

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?

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

BuckeyeThon 2017

Written by    Feb 16, 2017

BuckeyeThon 2017 was an absolute success! I had zero idea what to expect as I’d never participated before, but overall I’m proud and humbled by the Ohio State community’s ability to rally together to raise money for kids with cancer. We raised over $1.5 MILLION For the Kids!

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Activism, Author, Events, School Spirit, Student orgs, The Future, Why Ohio State?

Fundraising for BuckeyeThon

Written by    Jan 24, 2017

In a few weeks, I have the opportunity to participate in BuckeyeThon, a dance marathon with the proceeds going to help kids being treated in the Hematology/Oncology/BMT Department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

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Academics, Activism, Author, Events, School Spirit, Student orgs, Why Ohio State?

Yes, There Is A Hammock Club

Written by    Jan 23, 2017

For those of you who don’t know, second semester of freshman year of college is a little bit like seasons 1 – 8 of “How I Met Your Mother.” As in, that’s what it’s famous for. Armed with the confidence of surviving finals and rattled by the shock of going home for winter break and finding yourself utterly bored, you’re ready to come back. And […]

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Activism, Advocacy, Arts, Author, Recreation, Student Life, Student orgs

MLK Day of Service with my Residents

Written by    Jan 19, 2017

This Monday on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, six of my residents and I went to Pay it Forward’s fantastic Day of Service program.

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Activism, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Columbus, Diversity, Events, Home, Personal, Personal Events, Relaxation, School Spirit, Student Life, Student orgs, University Housing

Not Just A Day Off

Written by    Jan 18, 2017

In 4th grade, I went to a friend’s house on Martin Luther King Day. When I walked in the door, my friend’s dad joked, “This is going to be great! I have a lot of different books and newspaper articles about Martin Luther King that we can look at for hours!” I laughed, but the truth was I never really took a lot of time […]

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Activism, Campus Life, Events, Student Life