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Meal Plans at OSU: The Basics

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

I never really worried about figuring out what my meal plan meant until it was time for me to move out and start my freshman year at Ohio State. It was then that I realized I had no clue what the differences were between swipes, dining dollars, and Buck-ID cash. It took me a few days to get everything figured out, so here are the […]

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Dining, Food, Student Life

An Exciting Announcement

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Eek!! (substitute whatever noise of excitement most tickles your whiskers). As of last week, I officially tacked on my second minor: Film Studies. More than just being able to minor is something of interest, this was an exciting moment for me because it officially marks my career shift. When I came to The Ohio State University, I was certain I wanted to be an English […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Personal Events, School Spirit, Travel, Why Ohio State?

Buckeye Book Community

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

No one wants to think about school over the summer, which is why most of us toss that book we received at Orientation to the side the second we get back home. I had my freshman orientation in May, but I didn’t start reading this year’s Buckeye Book Community selection (Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson) until late July. It just seemed like another thing to […]

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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

Balancing an On-Campus Job with School

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

A large aspect of your college experience can include maintaining an on-campus job along with your extracurriculars and academic commitments. As a second year at Ohio State, I am working as an office assistant (OA) in a residence hall, and I have gathered a few tips on how to balance commitments while working part-time as a full-time students. When I was in high school, I […]

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Author, On-campus work, Student Life, Work

Campus Flicks

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

I stole my friend’s camera because I’m that kind of friend. I’ve always wanted to capture my favorite spots at Ohio State so I went around and took pictures on a warm Sunday evening. Here are my favorites:

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Arts, Author, Personal, Recreation, Relaxation, School Spirit

Major Change

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

Maybe you came into college thinking you had it all figured out. Maybe you came in hoping that you would figure it all out. Maybe the idea of choosing a major is so terrifying that you’d rather hide in your dorm and pretend you’re still in elementary school (that wasn’t that long ago, right?). This week, I changed my major from international studies to social […]

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Academics, Advice

Things We College Students Live For

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

There are a variety of things that keep us going at OSU. Dogs on Campus. We’re looking at you, OSU4paws. Literally everyone wants to pet your dogs. Thank you for blessing us with them in our classes. Free delivery. It may not be even food we generally like. But when a restaurant advertises that they bring it to your door for free? Suddenly, that food is the […]

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Student Life

Halloween on a College Budget

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

Everyone wants to celebrate Halloween, but no college student wants to fork over money for a costume. What could be better than three costume ideas that won’t cost you a dime? These three ideas can be made from things you probably already have in your closet: 1. Katniss Everdeen Tuck a black shirt into a pair of olive green pants, throw on a leather jacket […]

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Recreation, Student Life

Be Careful Not to Overstudy

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

We’ve all felt unprepared for a test at one point or another in our academic careers. It’s an awful feeling. You didn’t quite put in the time you needed to learn the material and now you have a test in front of you that might as well be in another language. To compensate, often times we feel we need to study too much. From my […]

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