Pelotonia – Why I ride

2014 marks my third year riding in Pelotonia. After August 9th, I will have been on a bike exactly three times in the past 10 years.

To you and so many others, you are a super hero. thanks for being extraordinary.

In 2012, I showed up to the Columbus Commons at 6AM not knowing if I could stay upright on a bicycle. I came armed with a borrowed bike and two flat tires (luckily the Pelotonia crew is ready for riders like me with bike pumps on site). I don’t need to say much more to describe that I am not a biker. It’s likely that someday I will be, maybe when Ultimate Frisbee takes less of a priority in my life. Continue reading

$1000 for 2 Minutes of Why You Love OSU

Enter your short film for your chance to win $1000 cash, an annual pass to the Gateway Film Center, and two season tickets to the OSU Men's Football home games! See rules of entry and submissions guidelines above.For a chance to win $1000, submit a 2 minute video of why you love OSU to the Buckeye Film Festival now being hosted by the Gateway Film Center. You have until March 10. Go!

If you’ve never made a video before and need help, come on over to the Digital Union. We can help you figure out how to use your camera, even if it’s just the one on your phone. We can also help you get the footage onto a computer to cut together your shots, record a voiceover, add titles and transitions, and anything else keeping you from that $1000 prize. See you on the big screen!

See Ira Glass Sunday 3/2/14!

Printed flyer with a photo of Ira Glass, advertising the event at Ohio Union this SundayFans of This American Life rejoice! Ira Glass is speaking at the Ohio Union this Sunday March 2, 2014. Tickets are free; one per BuckID from the Ohio Union. The OUAB website indicates this is a student event, but my colleague just confirmed that staff can now get tickets too!

New to the show? Dive in and listen now! This live stream option plays through the 18-year archive of episodes.