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Fall Housing Guide

The second year: Residence or Greek life?

To go Greek, or not to go Greek: With the two-year on-campus living requirement, that is the question. For first-year students debating living in an on-campus residence hall for another year or joining and living in the house of one of 30 Ohio State Greek ...

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Striking the balance as an RA

As the resident adviser application deadline approaches, there are many questions to be answered about the job and what it entails. As with any job, being an RA comes with its ups and downs. Throughout the year, RAs not only have to focus on classes, ...

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Coolest off-campus cribs

Norwich and High tattoo shop abode Atop the neon signs and vibrant colors of Fate Tattoo perches a small, two-bedroom brick apartment just north of Lane Avenue. “It’s got a lot of character, and you know, character means it’s kind of crappy, but definitely interesting,” ...

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Costs of living off campus at Ohio State

For Ohio State students, off-campus living can range anywhere from $350 to $5,000 for a house or apartment’s total monthly rent, according to Ohio State’s off campus housing website. The price depends on many factors, including number of roommates, number of bedrooms and the overall ...

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Tips for surviving in an off-campus home

College is hard. Cooking meals, saving money, cleaning and maintaining a good environment at home during college is harder. The difficulty of off-campus living starts the second you begin to pack your belongings for the big move. Why is it always so hard to pack? ...

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Life behind the wheel: calling my car a home

To some, home is where the Wi-Fi is. But for me, home sits atop four tires and a hybrid engine — without internet. I had originally planned to live in a spunky, colorful, two-bedroom apartment on Summit Street, but during the dark abyss that was ...

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