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$3M Arps Garage construction not yet complete

Arps Garage may be open for Fall Semester, but there’s still work to be done. Construction on the garage, which is being handled by CampusParcand started May 20, includes structure repairs to floors and stairways, improved drainage, new waterproofing and a new lighting system, according to the CampusParc website. ...

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Smith-Steeb, Siebert halls updated over the summer

After a year of renovations, Smith-Steeb and Siebert halls opened this academic year with a facelift. Smith-Steeb and Siebert halls, built in the late 1950s, are home to a combined roughly 1,400 students, mostly freshmen. Before the renovation, there was a total of 1,096 beds ...

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1,000 students STEP into dorm program

The Ohio State Second-year Transformational Experience Program has begun, but that doesn’t mean everyone on campus is thrilled about it. While some participants and leaders of STEP are enthusiastic about the year ahead, others have expressed concerns about some elements of the potentially temporary program. ...

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Ohio State pays church not to build housing

A church’s plans to build a nine-story residential apartment on Woodruff Avenue were halted after Ohio State promised nearly $13 million in exchange for scrapping the project. OSU is paying St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, located at 30 W. Woodruff Ave. across from Ramseyer Hall, more than $12.8 ...

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Blocks, crowds part of Ohio State semester switch

The shift from quarters to semesters during the 2012-2013 school year brought change throughout Ohio State’s campus. From planned adjustments to unforeseen issues, there were more changes to OSU than just the academic calendar, and some of those differences caused problems for students. Meal plan ...

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