Volleyball: Northwestern defeats Ohio in five sets

After riding a five-game winning streak, the Ohio Bobcats fell to the Northwestern Wildcats with a 3-2 loss Thursday night at Northwestern. The first set consisted of both teams battling for a lead as the score was constantly shifting from a Wildcat to a Bobcat advantage. With a 24-all tie, Ohio committed a service error…

Volleyball: Ohio beats VCU in straight sets

After losing in three consecutive sets to Texas A&M on Friday, Ohio didn’t want to repeat that effort as it sought out its first home victory against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams. The Convo was buzzing with energy Saturday afternoon as the Bobcats battled the Rams through a total of three sets, each of which Ohio…

Egoism, the gift that keeps on giving

Christmas is upon us. The smell of sugar cookies and peppermint bark candles help remind me. The season of “giving,” as it’s called. Growing up, children are taught to believe that giving is more important than receiving. Giving supposedly teaches youthful minds that it is more important to think about others first and yourself second.…

A Michigander living in enemy territory

Eighteen years. Eighteen years of my life I spent living in The Great Lake State. That’s right, I’m a Michigander, living in the midst of… Ohioans? That doesn’t sound right. From the age I could process my own thoughts I’ve always held this grudge against the state of Ohio. No particular reason why; or I…