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You are What You Eat (Pt. II)

Written by    Oct 24, 2018

Part of a series on eating on campus. Read part one. Like most college students (and humans everywhere, let’s be honest), I love pizza. Unlike many college students, however, one of my main food groups is not pizza. I try to eat healthy. But Ohio State provides the best of both worlds: mouth-watering, customizable and healthy (if you pick your toppings right!) pizza. My absolute […]

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The importance of networking

Written by    Oct 24, 2018

“Networking” is a term you never hear until college, and when you do hear it, it seems vague at best. Personally, I didn’t think networking made sense; how am I supposed to actively “network,” and is that really what’s going to present opportunities to me? Aren’t my jobs and experiences going to come from going to career fairs, handing out my resume, and completing applications? The truth […]

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OSU The PRactice, a Student-Run PR Firm

Written by    Oct 11, 2018

After joining PRSSA last fall (read more about PRSSA here + here), I joined The PRactice second semester. The PRactice is Ohio State’s student-run public relations firm affiliated with PRSSA. It gives students the chance to apply what they learn at PRSSA meetings to real world clients. Yes, The PRactice has real, paying clients; many are Columbus companies and some are different schools or departments […]

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Author, Campus Life, Internships, Student orgs

MMC project group classes

Written by    Oct 11, 2018

As a student in Media, Marketing and Communication Scholars (MMC), one of the main “career” components of the program is project group classes. Project group classes are taught by MMC upper-level students and meet once a week in Morrill Tower.  They focus on learning a skill related to the media, marketing and communications industry. This semester, for example, project group topics include: 3D printing, WordPress, […]

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Academics, Arts, Author, Campus Life, Classes, Events, Honors & Scholars, Internships, Student orgs

You can do everything right, and it might still go wrong

Written by    Oct 11, 2018

I have bad dreams about not waking up in time for my 8 a.m. class. I have two alarms, just in case one doesn’t go off.  This morning, neither went off, and I woke up at 8:20.   I studied every day and night for a week for my psychology exam. Flashcards, reading the textbook, reading all my notes, making charts — the whole nine […]

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Personal, Stress

The most thorough way to study ever

Written by    Oct 11, 2018

Talk to anyone who knows me, and you’ll find out I’m a bit of a perfectionist. I’m in bed by 9:30 every night, I don’t settle for less than a 100% on anything, I like to keep things clean, and I show up at least 30 minutes early to everything. You can see my perfectionism in my approach to academics, too. I’ve developed what I […]

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Academics, Classes, midterms

The Columbus Water Lantern Festival

Written by    Oct 11, 2018

Surprise, surprise: I went to another lantern festival. Shoutout to both Columbus for having so many and the invasive technology in my phone that knows what to advertise to me so I can live out my Tangled dreams. This time, I took my lovely friend Rose and the festival actually took place in Columbus as advertised, along the Scioto river and across from COSI and Genoa […]

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Columbus, Events, Recreation

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

How do we keep making it?

Written by    Sep 11, 2018

There is a peculiar moment in your college experience when you realize that time is somehow and suddenly both fleeting and stagnant. Hear me out. These things that you’ve worked so hard to establish – the academics, the clubs – they feel sort of tedious, a little mundane. Routine. But getting closer and closer to the real world feels much too daunting. I can’t think […]

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Academics, Advice, Events, Personal, Personal Events

What’s a two day weekend?

Written by    Sep 11, 2018

I’m spoiled. It’s my third semester at The Ohio State University, and I’ve never had a full week of classes. Semester one, my classes were Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday; semester two, Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday; and now, I only have classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Thus, I’ve never had a weekend that’s only two days. To be clear, I know this isn’t possible for every student, but I do know that the odds are […]

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Classes, Schedules