If you want to be college-ready, it's time to go bowling. This isn't about adding one more extracurricular to your Common App, and this isn't a way to earn that PE requirement you somehow dodged in 10th grade. This is about getting a taste of college life here and now.
Bowling has become trendy, thanks in part to pioneering chains like Bowlmor Lanes, Lucky Strike, and Splitsville that have kept the nostalgia alive by combining retro-chic details with hip music, flashy lights and gourmet food and cocktails.
When people think of sports and Columbus, they often think of our beloved Buckeyes. But this summer our city's attention will shift to a different sport: bowling. The ediscovery of bowling in our country resonates deeply with me and aligns with my own vision for our great city.
After more than 30 years of humanitarian aid operations in some of the world's most dangerous and/or autocratically-run places, I felt that it was at least worth a try to see what access an international NGO could have to people in need.
In the last two decades, it seems everything in our world has undergone some sort of change -- from the way we watch our entertainment, make purchases, or even communicate. But some things don't change.
I, for one, always felt smarter when I was drinking. I felt fatter, sweatier and smellier, as well, but that's not really the point. I wasn't drinking to make myself more attractive. I was drinking to make the rest of you more attractive.