Ohio Stadium, dubbed the Horseshoe because that was the original shape of the stadium before the south stands were filled in, is one of the iconic football stadiums in the country. Walk around and stop at the Rotunda. The place was built in 1922 and renovated in 1999. As for Columbus, people are surprised by what a nice city it is. It's the 15th largest in the country and there's a lot to do. The hip section of town is called the Short North, just north of downtown and south of campus. Get some Jeni's ice cream. There are tons of great restaurants. If you like shopping, Easton Town Center is a nice outdoor mall. The NHL's Blue Jackets open their season Friday night at Nationwide Arena against the Rangers. If you can scrounge up a ticket, go. They're finally going to be good this year, we think.