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OSU Takes RAs on a Secret Tour of Columbus

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea OSU Takes RAs on a Secret Tour of Columbus

On Friday night, 400 Ohio State University Resident Assistants boarded buses at North Market with no idea where they were going. “We have been told we’re going to 20 locations and we’re stopping at a couple of them,” said Alexa Norris, an RA from Coshocton. “Everything has been very secretive.” The secret bus tour was […]

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6 Places to Stop During Gallery Hop: August 2014

Michelle Mwaura Michelle Mwaura 6 Places to Stop During Gallery Hop: August 2014

Every first Saturday of every month, the Short North district hosts an array of activities in an event called Gallery Hop. During this bustling event from 4 pm to 10 pm (with some places staying open later) people come from all over Columbus to shop at boutiques, view galleries, listen to performers, and dine at […]

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Opinion: First Time at the Ohio State Fair

Michelle Mwaura Michelle Mwaura Opinion: First Time at the Ohio State Fair

Ohio State Fair ticket; five dollars, game tickets, deep fried buckeyes, and rib shots; twenty dollars, being nineteen years old and going to the fair for the first time? Priceless. People are always confused when I tell them that I’ve never been to the fair since apparently its a right of passage for all Ohioans, […]

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Magic Nate finds his calling as a full time entertainer

Aimee Hancock Aimee Hancock Magic Nate finds his calling as a full time entertainer

While most people would prefer a job in which their favorite hobby provides a steady salary, this is simply not a realistic prospect for everyone. Yet, local resident and professional magician Nate LeGros has just that. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, LeGros (or Magic Nate as he is officially known) said his interest in performing magic […]

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Linklater Brings Boyhood to Wex Retrospective

Hope Madden Hope Madden Linklater Brings Boyhood to Wex Retrospective

Since 1991’s Slacker, writer/director Richard Linklater’s loose, collaborative style  has yielded some of American independent cinema’s most authentic, memorable work. He’s experimented with animation, improvisation, and non-fiction; he’s crossed genres and blurred lines and shown more stylistic versatility than perhaps any other auteur working today. This winding road has led to his latest effort, Boyhood, […]

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New Indoor Go Kart Race Track Opens to Thrill Seekers

Nen Lin Soo Nen Lin Soo New Indoor Go Kart Race Track Opens to Thrill Seekers

When summer plans are being made, it’s convenient to overlook the indoor activities that we can do year-round. Relishing in the warmth of the sun in amusement parks and outdoor waterparks is a warm-weather privilege in Columbus, but one indoor kart racing and entertainment space in our city opened its doors last month for adventure […]

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9 Stops for Gallery Hop – July 2014 Edition

Michelle Mwaura Michelle Mwaura 9 Stops for Gallery Hop – July 2014 Edition

Every first Saturday of every month, the Short North district hosts an array of activities in an event called Gallery Hop. During this bustling event from 4 pm to 10 pm (with some places staying open later) people come from all over Columbus to shop at boutiques, view galleries, listen to performers, and dine at […]

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