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Dorms reduce energy as competition comes to a close

The first-ever Campus Energy Competition, held by Ohio State Energy Partners and the Office of Student Life, ended Friday, with the top three residence halls reducing energy use by an average of nine percent. The competition began March 25 and measured energy reduction in each ...

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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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Commentary: Dorm room tents an unlikely option

A female student (center) at Cal State Northridge looks under her bunk bed while inside her dorm room Aug. 26. Privacy Pop is a personal tent that can be pitched in a dorm room to add extra privacy.

The college lifestyle offers students the means to be constantly surrounded by like-minded and driven individuals with propensities for staying up late and making regrettable decisions, but when it’s time to end the night early to dive into schoolwork or massive multiplayer online role-playing games, ...

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Ohio State North Campus renovations break ground

Leaders of Ohio State broke ground at Scott Lawn Wednesday in a ceremony to begin the North Residential District Transformation, which OSU Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Schottenstein called “the most ambitious and the most transformative housing initiative in the history of Ohio State.” The ...

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