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The End (?) of a Summer Internship

Written by    Aug 28, 2017

During a few points this summer (usually around payday), I would sit at my desk at work and think about the fact that I almost skipped the interview that got me this job. The combined factor of my finals and the 500 word email my (now) boss sent me before my interview left me feeling anxious. Plus, I was up in the air for a […]

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Give Your Roommate a Chance

Written by    Aug 25, 2017

I like to tell people I knew right away that Steve was going to be a spectacular roommate. The truth is I had my doubts. Personally, I was born to be an introvert, there is no way around that. I normally keep to myself and do not like to be put in social situations. However, before I moved in freshman year I decided I would […]

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The Eclipse

Written by    Aug 23, 2017

Was awesome, though that word is truly overused. Unfortunately, for us in Columbus, we only had a partial eclipse. And the difference between a partial eclipse and a total eclipse, even if that partial is 90%? It makes a big difference. Unless it’s a total, it still looks like the sun is in the sky (though the light did change a bit.) Those of you […]

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Move-In Day Tips and Tricks

Written by    Aug 17, 2017

If you are #new2osu this semester, you are probably feeling one of a few ways about move in being so soon: PUMPED! Anxious Ready Overwhelmed Neutral And all of these are totally fine! I’m hear to give you some last minute tips on how to save a few headaches (and arguments) on move-in day!

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Advice, Campus Life, Columbus, Housing, Stress, Student Life

You’re a Freshman: Advice to My Sister

Written by    Aug 17, 2017

I can’t believe you’re going to be a freshman starting tomorrow—a lanyard-wearing, large-group-walking, too-loud-talking freshman. I’m kinda worried about how college will change you, but I’m mostly hopeful that it will bring us closer—as in you’ll text me back sometimes and I won’t have to Snapchat you to get you to reply. As you’re saying hello to college, I’m saying my final goodbye. Here are […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Author, Classes, Personal, Student Life, Studying

My First Summer “Back” at Home: a Lesson

Written by    Jul 31, 2017

Summer. For most it’s a brief time full of sun, tanning, relaxing, and water in one or more of its many forms. Now, usually this applies to me as well, however…this summer was my first summer “back” at home after living at school all year, and I was not excited about it. As summer is now coming to a close, I am now able to […]

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Author, Campus Life, Personal, Why Ohio State?

2017 NBA Finals Part 2: Florence, Italy vs. Columbus, Ohio

Written by    Jul 31, 2017

Ladies and gentleman, I’d to announce that I have taken my talents to Greece and Italy this summer. And it was lit, man. Lit. The Acropolis in Athens, breathtaking ancient ruins. The Parthenon in Rome, the old-fashioned shoe. Chet street art and the David in Florence. The Bell Tower in Sienna with the most breathtaking view of Tuscany. The clear, deep blue waters of the […]

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Columbus, Home, Personal, The Future

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

Packing for School: This Year vs Last Year

Written by    Jul 27, 2017

Last time I blogged, I talked about how my first housing worry was how will all my things fit, so this time I want to talk about what came second on the list of Housing Things I Worried About: what do I bring? Obviously after living in a dorm for a year, I know a little bit about what works and what doesn’t. I also want to talk about what […]

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Getting a Haircut

Written by    Jul 14, 2017

If you are like me, then you need a haircut about every five weeks to tame your thick, luscious mane. If you are not like me, then you probably began undergoing the preliminary stages of male-pattern baldness in your late-teens, and I feel sorry for you. Fret not, for you still have options. Finding a good barbershop is like discovering a restaurant you love. As time […]

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