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Fun and Games (and a Surprise Parade!)

Written by    Oct 12, 2017

Last year, I heard about a cool place in the Short North called Kingmakers. For $5, you could choose from a huge collection of board games and play for hours on end with your friends. I thought this seemed like a great concept and hoped to go this year. Meanwhile, I am also a mentor for my Scholars program, so I have a group of five […]

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Author, Columbus, Honors & Scholars, Recreation, Stress Relief

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

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

Top 9 things I didn’t do until senior year that I wish I’d done sooner

Written by    Jul 28, 2017

The title says it all. Some of the many things I didn’t do until my last year of college that I don’t understand why I didn’t do earlier: Gateway D-Tix: Ohio State has a program called Discount Tickets, or D-Tix. The most powerful D-Tix of them all is the Gateway Film Center. For a mere $3, you can get a voucher for a ticket at […]

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Advice, Author, Recreation, Relaxation, Student Life

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?

The Actual First Day of Spring

Written by    Apr 11, 2017

For reals this time. The weather’s beautiful, and so very alien after so many long months of cold. The sun is shining, the skies aren’t cloudy, there’s a pleasant breeze…Ohio State has come to life after a (according to a friend) short and mild winter. I take his word for it since it’s my first winter in a long time. And after a week of midterms, […]

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Recreation, Weather

Another Fun Thing to do in Columbus: Escape!

Written by    Mar 29, 2017

No, I’m not talking about escaping Columbus itself. On Sunday afternoon, I went with two of my friends to Lockdown Columbus, an escape room about 15 minutes northwest of campus. For those of you who have never heard of an escape room, you’re locked in a room about the size of a large office and must find clues that lead you to unlock the door […]

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Author, Columbus, Recreation

Climbing at Ohio State

Written by    Mar 24, 2017

If you have never visited the ARC (Adventure Recreation Center) at Ohio State, now is the time to give it a try! I experienced the ARC for the first time by going rock climbing this week! Here is all the info you need to know to be able to go Rock Climbing for FREE at OSU! Transportation There is fairly cheap parking just outside the […]

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Athletics, Recreation, Student Life

Intramurals

Written by    Feb 8, 2017

Two weeks ago, I spontaneously joined an intramural volleyball. While I stood in line during formal sorority rush, I made a new friend. This friend just so happened to be forming an intramural volleyball team and asked me to join. Intramurals were one of the few things on campus that I was not yet involved in; how could I say no? Although I already had way too much […]

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Athletics, Recreation, Stress Relief, Student orgs

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