17 Ohio State traditions that (probably) won’t get anyone fired ... and the stories behind them

The Ohio State University Marching Band — otherwise known as The Best Damn Band In The Land — has typically been a source of pride for the Buckeyes, perhaps never more than in recent years as the band’s elaborate halftime productions made national headlines and even made an appearance in an iPad commercial. This offseason, TBDBITL’s sterling reputation was marred significantly when OSU fired marching band director Jon Waters.
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MINT's inaugural exhibition slated for Friday

"Influx" opens at south side DIY artist space, MINT
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Fact: The David Lynch Ice Bucket Challenge is the best Ice Bucket Challenge

Show's over, folks. It doesn't get better than this. Right down to who he...
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Editor's picks: 15 things to do this weekend

Featuring Funny Bone, Zauber, Urban Arts Space, Urban Scrawl and more
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Sketch in the City: Diabolical X #6

Wherein our supervillian turns superhero?
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Zauber Brewing Company releases 4 new beers

From Belgium IPAs, to Hefeweizens, Zauber releases a brew for every beer nerd
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Sketch in the City: Diabolical X #5

Wherein our supervillian prepares to meet Mayor Coleman
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Independents' Day announces music lineup

This year's performers include Scrawl, The Floorwalkers, J. Rawls and more
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"Mars Attacks!" to close out Wex Drive-In season

Tonight the Wexner Center closes the Wex Drive-In season with Tim Burton's...
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staff question

Q: Who's your favorite female rock star?

Justin McIntosh
Editor
A:

Carrie Brownstein

Brad Keefe
Web producer
A:

Kathleen Hanna, Shirley Manson, Alison Mosshart, St. Vincent, etc., etc.

Meghan Ralston
Photographer
A:

Lydia Loveless

Andy Downing
Reporter
A:

Mary J. Blige leave blood on the stage — the definition of rock star

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