Undergraduate Student e-Newsletter
2012 - 2013
Volume 2 Issue 1 - August 23
Volume 2 Issue 2 - September 6
Volume 2 Issue 3 - October 4
Volume 2 Issue 4 - November 1
Volume 2 Issue 5 - December 5
Volume 2 Issue 6 - January 9
Volume 2 Issue 7 - Special Scholarship Edition
Volume 2 Issue 8 - February 7
Volume 2 Issue 9 - March 7
Volume 2 Issue 10 - April 4
2011 - 2012
Volume 1 Issue 1 - September 22
Volume 1 Issue 2 - October 4
Volume 1 Issue 3 - October 27
Volume 1 Issue 4 - November 17
Volume 1 Issue 5 - January 20
Volume 1 Issue 6 - February 9
Volume 1 Issue 7 - March 2
Volume 1 Issue 8 - April 16
Volume 1 Issue 9 - May 17
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e-Newsletter questions and answers:
Volume 1 Issue 1
Question - What campus building when seen from above appears as a Block "O"?
Answer - Derby Hall
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Alexandra M. & Ashley C.
Volume 1 Issue 2
Question - What Arts and Sciences building has seven large plasma screens where students can watch international broadcasts in fourteen languages?
Answer - Hagerty Hall
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Corey C. & Stephen B.
Volume 1 Issue 3
Question - In what OSU building have people claimed that a lady in a pink party dress walks across a room to a window and then vanishes?
Answer - Pomerene Hall.
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Jordan M. & Stephanie B.
Volume 1 Issue 4
Question - What is the "Long Walk?"
Answer - The “Long Walk” extends down the center of the Oval. Today, some students believe that if they hold hands, walk the entire “Long Walk” and hear the chimes from Orton Hall as they are walking, they will marry.
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to James Z. & Morgan P.
Volume 1 Issue 5
Question - What Arts and Sciences building is named for a former U.S. president and what was his connection to OSU?
Answer - Hayes Hall is named for Rutherford B. Hayes, President of the United States, three-time governor of Ohio, and advocate for the founding of the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College later renamed The Ohio State University. For historical photographs visit: Hayes Hall.
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Han J. and Lindsay C.
Volume 1 Issue 6
Question - During the mid-1800s, the Underground Railroad weaved its way through The Ohio State University campus. Historical markers have been placed on campus to demonstrate its route. Where is marker number 3 of 5 located?
Answer - Next to Mirror Lake.
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Brianna W. and Christopher W.
Volume 1 Issue 8
Question - Where would you find a skeleton of a 7-foot-tall giant ground sloth, one of only four found in the state?
Answer - The Orton Geological Museum in Orton Hall.
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Vanessa B. and Damon H.
Volume 2 Issue 1
Question - What building served as the original Ohio Union and was the first student union at a public university?
Answer - Enarson Hall
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Anthony A. and Woodrow B.
Volume 2 Issue 2
Question - Well known stage plays Inherit the Wind, Auntie Mame, and The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail were written by two famous collaborators. Who were they and where on campus can you find a collection that includes their scripts, script development notes, production files, playbills, and more?
Answer - Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee were the collaborators. Their materials may be found at the Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute located in Thompson Library.
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to to Justin D. and Thanh N.
Volume 2 Issue 3
Question - From what building do 25 reproductions of prehistoric animal heads peer down at you?
Answer - Orton Hall. These "gargoyles" are carved from the red sandstone of the Hocking Valley. They are said to represent reptiles and dinosaurs that coincided with the various geological ages represented in the rock and stone of the building.
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Matthew B. and Crystalee C.
Volume 2 Issue 4
Question - Where is the Undergraduate Research Office (URO) located?
Answer - 53 W. 11th Ave. The office recently moved from its former home in Page Hall.
The Brutus Buckeye jump drives go to Mia D. and David D.
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