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…

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…

Exploring poetry on campus

Poetry is something that I did not always appreciate, so I decided to explore how students view it on campus. To do this, I went to Designated Space two Tuesdays ago — Donkey Coffee’s weekly poetry night — in order to get a poet’s perspective. As I entered the “designated space” in the shop, I was…