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LGBTQ Welcome (back!) Mix & Mingle

The Ohio State University has long been a place where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & queer students and allies have thrived. Here you will find a diverse and vibrant LGBTQ community. As both a welcome to campus for first year and transfer students and a welcome back for returning students, we would like to invite you to the LGBTQ Mix & Mingle Reception to be held on August 21 from 4-6 pm in the Alonso Family Room of the Student Life Multicultural Center. (Located in the Ohio Union.) The Multicultural Center serves as a hub for LGBTQ students, and provides numerous programs, events, resources and leadership opportunities for all students at Ohio State. We encourage you to check our website frequently to stay informed of events in the community, as well as to connect to resources. At the “Mix & Mingle” we will be offering free munchies, a chance to make new friends and meet queer and queer friendly campus & community groups. Whether you’re looking for a student organization to get involved in, want to meet new people or need help navi”gay”ting Columbus, this fun event will provide the resources you need. Join us!

Fishbowl Improv Welcome Week Show

Come and laugh as Fishbowl Improv performs comedy improv for free in the Ohio Union.


Inspired by the popular television show! A slippery inflated obstacle course will stretch across the Olympic-sized pool; students can brave the course or cheer on their friends from the stands. The goal is to get across as quickly as possible. Race times are posted online following the event. This event takes place in deep water. Participants should be strong swimmers, or be prepared to wear a life jacket. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Enter at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. Access through the RPAC will not be available for Wipe Out! Students must be in line by 8:30 PM to participate. Participation REQUIRES valid BuckID and appropriate swimwear, such as swim trunks and/or athletic one piece swimsuits. The first 100 finishers will receive a FREE Rec Sports Life in Motion towel!


Buck-i-Frenzy is a festival held annually during Ohio State’s wildly popular Welcome Week. This event offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for local and national companies to interact with students and showcase their brand, services, fashions, sounds, technology, products, and tastes. Featuring four fun hours of friends, food and free stuff. Buck-i-Frenzy is a huge hit with new and returning students!

Yoga Day at Huntington Park

You’re invited to join Modo Yoga Columbus and the Columbus Clippers for Yoga Day at the Ballpark!

Enjoy a 60 minute Modo class on Center Field, you can use a mat…however the grass is so nice you may not even need it. Return for a 4:05 PM game in reserved seating to watch the Columbus Clippers take on the Syracuse Chiefs.

11 AM Check-in at Home Plate Entrance
12 PM On-Field Modo Yoga Class
1-1:30 PM class wraps up and we head out to the Arena District
4:05PM Clippers game against the Syracuse Chiefs!

Yoga Mat and Water Bottle, and be sure to take both with you after class, as there’s no place to store your stuff for the game.

NOTE: In the case of the class being cancelled and/or game being postponed due to weather, bring your proof of purchase to Modo Yoga Columbus to receive a Free Class! *One per person, must be redeemed by 9/30/18. If the game is officially rained out, your Clippers ticket will be good for any game the rest of the regular season, subject to availability.

Local ‘n Live at Gateway

CD102.5 and the Gateway are teaming up again this Summer to bring you Local ‘n Live, a local music series every Friday and Saturday at The District Pourhouse outdoor beer garden at 1568 North High Street! Local ‘n Live happens rain or shine! If it is raining, bands will be moved to the indoor World of Beer stage.

While you’re there, register with CD102.5 for your chance to win airfare, hotel and two weekend passes to the 2018 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans this October.

Local ‘n Live is proudly supported by The District Pourhouse, Four String Brewery, Art Makes Columbus, and CD102.5!

August 17th
6 – 7:30pm – Just Friends
7:30p – Dave Buker

August 18th
6 – 7:30pm – Keating
7:30 – 9pm – Embers of Arson

8th Floor Improv’s Secret Free Show!

The Ohio State University’s premier comedy group, 8th Floor Improv, is hosting its first show of the year in the US Bank Conference Theater… and it’s FREE!

Student Involvement Fair

The Student Involvement Fair is the best place to find a student organization that meets your needs and interests. Held during Welcome Week each autumn, members of more than 700 OSU student organizations, campus departments, area businesses, and community agencies will be on the Oval to share with you a little bit about what they do. This is your first and best opportunity to chat with them and start determining what you’re going to get involved with outside of your classes.

YoungLife College Cabin Party

Come on out and meet hundreds of new and current Bucks at the annual Cabin Party! Free hot dogs, photo booth, cute girls, hot guys… what better way to kick off your first night in college?

Rock of Ages

It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star (and resident toilet cleaner) Drew longs to take the stage as the next big thing (and longs for small-town girl Sherri, fresh off the bus from Kansas with stars in her eyes). But the rock and roll fairy-tale is about to end when German developers sweep into town with plans to turn the fabled Strip into just another capitalist strip mall. Can Drew, Sherri, and the gang save the strip–and themselves–before it’s too late? Only the music of hit bands Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and more hold the answer.

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